The Brissago Islands - Botanical park

6614 Brissago e isole, +41 91 791 43 61

The Brissago Islands are the Canton Ticino's botanical park. The little island (Isola Piccola or St. Apollinaire) is covered with spontaneous vegetation, mostly from the Insubrica region, kept in its natural state. On the big island (Isola Grande or St. Pancrazio), which was opened to the public in 1950, mostly subtropical plants with origins from the northern and southern hemisphere are grown.


ASSOCIATIONS AND CATEGORIES Suitable for families, Family Destination Label, Quality label QQ
ACCESSIBILITY Wheelchair accessible with some difficulties
PARKS AND GARDENS Botanical gardens
Partner Ticino Ticket – 30% Discount

During the first year after the historical opening of the Gotthard Base Tunnel all guests of hotels, youth hostels or camping sites benefit from free public transport in the entire Canton, every single day of their stay in Ticino. It further offers advantages on the access to cable cars, navigation and main tourist attractions.

Reduction on
Single entry adults/children, family

Fare adults - Ticino Ticket Fare children - Ticino Ticket
CHF 6.- instead of CHF 8.- CHF 2.- instead of CHF 2.50.-
CHF 14.- instead of CHF 20.-

Validity of the offer
April - October

The fares and opening periods are indicative, based on the official price list of the partners. May be subject to modification.

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