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Theme Trails - Monte Lema - Alpe Agario – Alpe di Coransù – Alpe Firinescio – Fescoggia

On the way of alpine pastures: Nr.4 - Monte Lema - Alpe Agario – Alpe di Coransù – Alpe Firinescio – Fescoggia

Alpe appartenant au Patriziato de Fescoggia, située dans un lieu enchanteur immergé dans la nature sauvage du Val Firinescio.

The trail take us from the summit of Monte Lema on the floor through the mountain pastures in a suggestive rural naturalistic landscape, rich in history and emotions between scents of rhododendrons and majestic beech woods, historical chestnut woods and old buildings as evidence of past labors.

You will be able to meet herds of cows, cows Scottish, herds of goats and horses grazing on colorful slopes, partly colonized in an almost intrusive way from the green alder in the upper part of the territory and from the broom and fern to the floor.


Alpe owned by the Patriziato of Fescoggia, situated in an enchanting place immersed in the wild nature of Val Firinescio.

On reservation:

  • Possibility to have lunch (for groups of at least 10 people)


Historical valley valley, owned by the Patriciate of Vezio, loaded with a hundred black goats from Verzasca. Between May and June the rose of the Alps and the broom color the slope.


The Alpe Agario is characterized by vast meadows grazed by Scottish goats and cows and by the presence of the mountain pheasant. Gradiccioli Amphitheater, also offers a possibility of refreshment.

  • Small refreshment point with self-service drinks



12.3 km

Height difference

Salita/Aufstieg/Ascension/Ascent: 349 m
Discesa/Abstieg/Descente/Descent: 1078 m
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Monte Lema - Alpe Agario – Alpe di Coransù – Alpe Firinescio – Fescoggia: 3 h 45'



  1. Related Excursions
  2. Contact notes


    6986 Miglieglia

    Tel. +41 (0)91 609 11 68

  3. Notes

    Possibility of guided tours by reservation:

    • In the area of ​​Alpe Agario Casermetta (Passo d'Agario) there is the possibility of a small refreshment with self-service drinks
    • The route nr. 5 can be extended via Arosio with a journey time of approx. 4 h and 30 min.
    • For some mountain pastures there is the possibility of lunch, by reservation, for groups of at least 10 people

    Timetable spring: 08.45 -17: 15 from April to June
    Summer time: 08:15 to 17: 45 July and August
    Winter hours: 08: 45-17: 15 September until closing

    Usually the runs are every 30 minutes.
    In case of bad weather: runs every hour.

  4. Signalization

    Sulla Via degli Alpeggi 4 Fescoggia