Colors of Ticino

Spring in Ticino

A packed procession

At least 270 participants on the Thursday, 700 on the Friday and dozens of assistants, all volunteers. As well as all those who are left out and have to wait to dress up as a legionnaire or one of the three Marys another year. The Holy Week Processions in Mendrisio, is part of the UNESCO World Heritage and bring history to the stage.

Relax Piazzogna

Where spring dons its brightest colours

  • 27 March - 11.05
  • 19°
  • 365 m
  • Inspired

Travelling to Ticino

Be inspired by the small moments you can experience in the south of Switzerland. Discover the colours of Ticino and the wide range of leisure activities on offer. Choose which unforgettable experience you want to live first and watch the videos of the protagonists of the stories of Ticino.


Beloved events are waiting for you to let you enjoy unforgettable moments.

Top 5

Experience Ticino outdoors. What can we inspire you with most? Here we have put together a fine selection of local products, hiking tips and biking routes for you. 


It's often the little moments that make you feel the most.


Ticino told through the protagonists' voices.


Useful services and offers to enjoy your holiday in Ticino.

Small moments, a great experience

Welcome to the official tourism site of Ticino, the most Mediterranean of the Swiss cantons. On this site you'll find all the information you need to plan your next holiday.

Discover the territory:
What the different regions of the canton have to offer, each one with its own characteristics and events.
What to do during the different seasons—there are unforgettable experiences to be had in Ticino any time of the year.
What kind of experiences it offers—Ticino offers a variety of activities, whether you want relaxation or prefer adventure and fun in a natural setting. You can choose from a variety of sports and excursions, or explore the more cultural and gastronomic routes. You can also discover all the events to be attended in the various cities of the canton.

Next, it's time for planning
Choose how to get there, whether by train—at one of the various stations in the canton's cities—plane, or even by car.  
Decide where to stay—Ticino offers a variety of options, from hotels to holiday homes, and even Alpine huts and farms.
Learn how to get around the canton—its buses, cable cars, railways, and boats allow you to explore Ticino’s territories and cities with ease.

Discover everything you need to make your holiday unique on the official tourism website of Ticino!

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