Monte San Giorgio, a sea of memories

Fondazione Monte San Giorgio, 6866 Meride, +41 91 640 00 80

Monte San Giorgio is a living legend of a historical masterpiece with fossils dating back to over 200 million years ago. Back then, it was surrounded by a lagoon and was partially separated from the open sea, due to which various marine life flourished in the region making it a rich source of fossils. These marine life and invertebrate can still be seen in the Fossil museum in Meride for visi...

Monte San Giorgio - UNESCO Videos

A Story of 240 Million Years - Watch the video

Looking for the great in the small - Watch the video

I'm MCSN 5758, a Neusticosaurus - Watch the video

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Fondazione Monte San Giorgio, 6866 Meride
Tel.: +41 91 640 00 80
Fax: +41 91 646 17 37
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