Set off from Monte Lema SA cable car station in Miglieglia and enjoy the 10 to 15 minute panoramic trip. Alight at the top of this fabulous mountain set amongst some of the most scenic panoramic peaks in Ticino. A welcome breakfast allows participants to get off to a good start before commencing the real excursion.
A multilingual tourist guide will accompany you as you discover this mountain’s scenic wonders on an itinerary which takes you down from the mountaintop to the valley bottom amidst ancient chestnut woods. In this area, the main crop used to be the chestnut. Nowadays, chestnut woods which are a traditional aspect of the Southern Alps, play an essential leisure and ecological role
Alpine pastures in a magnificent bucolic landscape, steeped in history, with a wealth of emotions encompassing aromatic rhododendrons, majestic beech woods, centuries-old chestnut forests and the presence of ancient buildings bearing witness to a long-gone era of toil and hardship.
At the halfway point, there will be a relaxing halt for lunch, again based on local products cooked by a local farmer at one of the alpine hamlets set in splendid natural surrounds. After a hearty traditional meal, the final stretch finally takes us back to the starting point (Miglieglia).
A memorable hike amidst picturesque landscapes and a one-of-a-kind experience with a group of like-minded individuals. An approach to nature which allows you to observe important ecosystems and to watches the changes undereay. Following a path which winds its way down from the mountain slopes through native woodland, crossing babbling streams and discovering signs of the old charcoal burning kiln.
09:00 meet at the Monte Lema SA Cable Car – Miglieglia*
09:15 cable car up towards the top of Monte Lema
09:30 arrival at the Top and breakfast
10:00 start of the thematic trail
12:30 approximate arrival time at Alpe Firinescio, lunch with local producers
14:30 return to Fescoggia
16:30 arrival at the village of Miglieglia
Small shuttle bus for the return to Miglieglia
** We recommend using public transport.
* Indicative program subject to change
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Adults CHF 50.-*
Children (3 - 16 years old) CHF 25.-
* Included: guide, cable car, breakfast, lunch (drinks not included)
Meet at Miglieglia, you are advised to use public transport: Post bus line 423
from Lamone Cadempino station at 08:05 arriving at Miglieglia at 08:48
for the return trip, bus at 17:09 arriving at 17:52 at Lamone Cadempino Station
Alternatively, parking is available.