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All information about Coronavirus

Here you can find information and answers to frequently asked questions about the current coronavirus situation in Ticino.

The entertainment venues (cinemas, theatres, museums, youth centres, sports centres, fitness centres, swimming pools, wellness centres, ski lifts, boat tours, public parks, playgrounds, dog parks, discos, piano bars, night clubs) will remain closed until further notice, as established by the decree of 11 March 2020.

Events, exhibitions, shows and entertainment activities will therefore be subject to postponement and cancellation.



Miglieglia, a lovely village situated on the slopes of Mount Lema, is a municipality of over 300 inhabitants but with a territory of 513 hectares covered mostly by woods.

The municipality consists in a very varied kind of territory, going from the stunning summit of Mount Lema to the meanders of the Magliasina river.
The Church of Santo Stefano al Colle, whose belfry tower and choir date back to Romanic times, rises above the village in a strategic position. The inside of the building is decorated with frescoes dating to 1511 portraying the 12 apostles. Migliela is the place where the cableway to the top of Mount Lema departs. In just a few minutes one reaches the top, where it’s possible to enjoy one of Ticino’s most breath-taking views: on one side the lake of Lugano and on the other Lake Maggiore, the Alps, amongst which Mount Rosa may be made out. Just outside the village, on the road to Breno, the ancient village of Tortoglio used to rise: it was destroyed by the black plague in the 16th Century and it is remembered in an inscription and a frescoed votive chapel with a 16th Century painting of the Madonna.


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  1. Contact

    6986 Miglieglia

  2. Notes

    Attractions and culture
    – The church of Santo Stefano al Colle, with its famous
    – The Miglieglia castle ruins
    – Blacksmiths of Malcantone
    - Funivia del Monte Lema

    Hikes and the classics
    – Between sky and earth
    – Path of wonder
    – Chestnut tree trail
    – Discovering the sundials of Malcantone
    - The Crossing Monte Lema - Monte Tamaro