An excursion on a mountain trail that runs along the Lake of Lugano, at the slopes of Mount Caprino, in close contact with nature, where it’s possible to enjoy the attractiveness of both mountains and lake.
|Duration||1 h 20'|
|Height difference||177 m|
An easy path in the Capriasca region, close to the city of Lugano. Recommended for those who want to escape from the chaos of the city and relax into nature. The Origlio lake is the ideal place to relax and have fun with friends.
|Duration||1 h 30'|
|Height difference||200 m|
This short route invites you to appreciate the beauty of the picturesque villages of Gandria and Brè, to enjoy the breathtaking view of the gulf of Lugano and to relax along a wonderful hiking path that pass through a pleasant wooded area.
|Duration||1 h 50'|
|Height difference||650 m|
A pleasant hike in the middle of Ticino, close to Mount Ceneri, between Bellinzona and Lugano. The path reaches one of the most panoramic peaks of the region: you will have a breathtaking view of the surrounding area.
|Duration||4 h 30'|
|Height difference||680 m|
A Thematic path crossing five villages in the Alto Malcantone region, passing through woodlands with chestnut trees, birches, creeks and fields. Moreover, one can admire the view of the various villages and glimpse a panorama reaching until Monte Rosa.
|Duration||2 h 55'|
|Height difference||444 m|
If you like the idea of combining the discovery of ancient Alpine pastures with a 360° scenic landscape, the path linking Arosio to Mugena via Monte Ferraro and the Agario pass is just the ticket!
|Duration||5 h 50'|
|Height difference||1064 m|
This itinerary permits you to explore from North to South this charming peninsula on the outskirts of Lugano.
|Duration||2 h 50'|
|Height difference||257 m|
At a certain altitude along this trail, you’ll pass through a series of woods, meadows and alpine pastures; this long walk leads you to the discovery of a multi-faceted landscape that initially brings you to Mount Bar, the trek’s highest point, offering a 360° view over the entire region.
|Duration||4 h 30'|
|Height difference||852 m|
This pre-alpine crossing is one of the most renowned and astounding excursions in the Swiss Pre-Alps and is located in an area overlooking both Switzerland and Italy.
|Duration||4 h 50'|
|Height difference||963 m|
The picturesque village of Brè, whose centre is characterised by an interesting artistic itinerary, is the starting point of this excursion.
|Duration||4 h 30'|
|Height difference||902 m|
You’ll cross pretty hamlets, woods and alpages, where you’ll meet some rare Highland cattle. You’ll be treated to magnificent views and the great taste of local delicacies. The Monte Bar excursion offers a sunny and warm walk. If you think of Lugano and its valleys as an amphitheatre, Monte Bar is its most exclusive seat. It’s there to be enjoyed.
|Duration||5 h 25'|
|Height difference||934 m|
Following this itinerary, you are constantly in contact with nature, although every now and again you may
also come across man’s work.
|Duration||6 h 30'|
|Height difference||1369 m|
... a stunning, panoramic excursion (run) along ridges in the Lugano area through awe-inspiring landscapes offering unique vistas!
|Duration||18 h 30'|
|Height difference||3900 m|
Enchanting path surrounded by nature with extraordinary panorama!
|Duration||16 h 30'|
|Height difference||3100 m|
Those who have hiked these stages know the Sottoceneri through and through: from the pre-Alpine mountains to the Mediterranean shores, from mountain huts to grottos surrounded by vineyards, the Sottoceneri presents itself in all its diversity.
|Height difference||8700 m|
What would the Gotthard be without its access routes? The ViaGottardo reaches the central Alpine pass from Chiasso in the south, from Schaffhausen in the northeast and from Basel in the northwest of Switzerland. There are many traces of these transport links to discover along the way.
Switzerland: 20 stages / Ticino: 6 stages / Bellinzona – Lugano – Chiasso: 5 stages
|Height difference||11000 m|
The long-distance Trans Swiss Trail from Porrentruy to Mendrisio is one of the last great adventures in highly-developed Switzerland. A variety of landscapes, cultures and places of interest.
Switzerland: 32 stages / Ticino: 9 stages / Bellinzona – Lugano – Chiasso: 4 stages
|Height difference||18200 m|
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