Summer in Ticino

Big emotions are colorful!

A small region, a big world


Ticino is rich in natural contrasts. In just a few kilometers you can travel from the Gotthard massif right down to the sweet hills of Mendrisiotto, close to Italy. The canton of Ticino comprises four regions: Bellinzona e Valli, Ascona-Locarno Region, Lugano Region and Mendrisiotto e Basso Ceresio. These four regions can offer you everything you’re looking for: culture and nature, city and mountain villages, sport and relaxation.

Population

+353'300

Official language

Italian

Ticino a destination full of stunning places to explore


Anyone that loves to travel knows the pull to head out into the world. But those just itching to travel should look for a trip to Ticino for the next vacations: it has so many glamorous locations that hold their own and is an ideal alternative destination for those seeking a voyage of discovery.

Eat, laugh, relax. Repeat.


Immerse yourself in the local culture and traditions and then enjoy a stunning panorama from one of Ticino’s many mountains or choose to relax and pamper yourself for a day of pure wellbeing. Travelling with the family? No problem: the attractions are countless for a family-friendly destination like Ticino.

Excursions

Lakeside walks, alpine treks, cultural itineraries, gastronomic excursions. You choose!

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Swissminiatur

An open-air museum filled with the most important Swiss buildings and means of transportation.

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Our selection of hotels for... nature lovers


Our selection of hotels for... city breakers


Our selection of hotels for... those seeking the Dolce Vita


Visit us, we are easy to reach!


Whether by car, train or plane, Ticino can be reached easily. You choose the way you prefer.
Ever since the Ceneri Base Tunnel opened, it’s around 15–25 minutes quicker to travel to Ticino by train from Switzerland’s main cities.