• The fairytale path
  • The fairytale path
  • The fairytale path
  • The fairytale path
  • The fairytale path

The Fairytale Path

It is addressed to children in a simple, fun and playful way.

This is a short walk, located nearthe playground and is illustrated withsignposts and illustrations of the story ofthe azalea. The purpose is for children todiscover the significance of the azalea inan easy, interesting and funny way, and tobring them to this large park, which offersmany other opportunities for enjoyment(like the playground). This walk is approximately 300 metres long.

The playground

Situated between the greenhouse and the tool-shed; and are framed by imposingconifers as well as gigantic rhododendrons and multicoloured Japanese maples. 
It is easily accessed from a wide sweeping road and offers many games including a seesaw, the merry-go-round, the slide, the swings, a little house and the adventurous cablecar.

Playground completely renovated!

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  2. Notes

    Locality: Carona
    Location: San Grato
    Altitude: ca. 714 m
    Map: 1353

    PROSPECTUS IN THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES: Italian - German - French – English

    Features of theme trail: fairy story
    Physical effort: 1 (1 = easy, 0-300 m. / 2 = good, 300-600 m. / 3 = average, 600-900 m.)
    Technical effort: T1 (T1 = footpath / T2 = mountain hiking trail)
    Refreshments: yes (Ristorante San Grato / +41 91 649 70 21)
    Selling of typical local products: -

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