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Chestnut Day

A day dedicated to the world of chestnuts.

Starting from Lamone train station and with a small bus you reach the Castagno-themed trail along the route from Arosio to Vezio. Subsequently, a food stop is scheduled directly in the chestnut woods with a local producer. On the way there will be the opportunity to collect chestnuts which the participants can take home to delight the whole family. The day continues at Vezio where the Chestnut Festival takes place. A traditional lunch based on local products will be served to the participants who will then have the opportunity to witness the loading of the Gra. In the afternoon the itinerary continues to Vezio. In Vezio, a shuttle bus will bring the participants back to Lamone station.

08:30 Meeting at Lamone Train Station.



-72 hours advance reservation required.
-Excursion subject to reconfirmation 48 hours before.
-Minimum number of participants: 8 pax
-Maximum number of participants: 20 pax
-Groups over 8 pax not admitted.
-The guided tour will be held in the two prevalent languages.
-The guide can decide to break off or cancel the excursion in case of bad weather.
-Difficulty level / walking: easy - moderate

Daily Programme*

08:30 Meeting at Lamone Train Station and bus transfer to Arosio *
09:00 Departure of the chestnut trail from Arosio to Vezio
09:30 Breakfast in the woods on a farm
12:30 Lunch at Vezio at the Chestnut Festival
14:00 Gra loading and ignition
15:00 hike to Vezio with chestnut harvest
16:30 Return from Vezio to Lamone by bus
17:00 Arrival at Lamone station

** We recommend using public transport.
* Indicative program subject to change


Lugano Region tourist offices
+41 58 220 65 05
[email protected]

Departure & Arrival: Lamone

Daily programme
Adults CHF 40.-*
Children CHF 25.-

* Included: guide, shuttle bus, breakfast, lunch (drinks not included)


  • CATEGORIES Enogastronomy , Local festivals