With your Ticino Ticket you can use the public transport network free of charge and receive attractive discounts. Take advantage of the free luggage service until march 2021 and travel to the South of Switzerland in comfort, while helping to safeguard the environment. Ticino is now even closer thanks to the Ceneri Base Tunnel.
Ticino aims to improve its affords towards sustainability. If you have any suggestions about activities that you have done with zero impact in our destination that you think everyone should know about, don't hesitate to contact us.
Many restaurants offer dishes based on local and seasonal products, which can be purchased at the many local markets. Go green and taste the rainbow! Here is a small selection of restaurants offering vegetarian food.
There are many areas where we can improve the impact of our holidays: from reducing, reusing, recycling, offsetting our journey's footprint, to investing in local green friendly products.
Did you know?
The Bavona Valley produces a large amount of electricity thanks to hydroelectric power stations, but it doesn't actually need it: for daily consumption, the energy produced by solar panels is enough.
The recently finalized Gotthard wind farm consists of 5 wind turbines (each with a power of 2.35 MW) which together will produce between 16 and 20 GWh of electricity each year. Enough to meet the needs of all households in Upper Ticino.
The longest bikesharing route (50.8 km) goes from Bellinzona to Bignasco. There are over 700 bikes available along the route, including around 400 electric bikes.