Winter in Ticino

Where the mediterranean meets the alps

A few rays of sunshine are enough to make the tops of the mountains sparkle. Or perfect for a relaxing lake-side walk among the palms and Winter camellias in bloom.

Parco San Quirico, Minusio

A few snowflakes might even tempt you to try a little cross-country skiing or snow-shoeing by moonlight.

Cardada, Locarno

Winter sports

Ticino has a unique mild Winter in Switzerland. You can enjoy the Mediterranean temperatures along the lakes or climb up the mountains if you prefer Winter sports.


Or why not treat yourself in the atmosphere of the Christmas markets, skate on one of the festive ice rinks or pamper yourself at a SPA.

Locarno on Ice

Travel inspirations
Warm Christmas in Ticino

Ticino’s Christmas spirit warms the heart. Immerse yourself in the traditional markets and glide on the ice skating rinks.


Discover the one and only Mediterranean Winter in Switzerland. The charm of a mild and temperate climate awaits you in Ticino.

Bellinzona city


unique in all seasons