The “Monte Tamaro” mountain is located in the Lugano-Bellinzona-Locarno triangle. From Rivera, which is easily accessible by car and public transport, a convenient cableway whisks you up to Alpe Foppa at 1,530 metres above sea-level.
With its big restaurant, and the Church of S. Maria degli Angeli (designed by architect Mario Botta), Alpe Foppa is also the starting point for walks with panoramic views as well as being home to an innovative play park for kids, a Alpine- Coaster bobs and Flying Fox.
The Adventure Park, meeting point with snack bar are situated at the cableway’s middle station.
Motorway A2, Rivera exit (200 metres from the cableway base station).
By rail: regional trains from Bellinzona and Lugano to the Rivera-Bironico station (300-metre walk from the railway station to the cableway base station).
An awesome, breathtaking downhill ride on a double bob sled at Alpe Foppa.
- Length: 800 m
- Height difference: 80 m
- Maximum speed: 50 km/h
- VENUES Suitable for families