Traditional sports in Ticino

Where sport is a habit


People are born sporty? No no no! It’s never too late to get sporty! Especially in Ticino, where the joyously mild climate, whatever the season, and the lush natural environment invite even the laziest to get active.

Monte Generoso
Miglieglia, pond of the Magliasian river

And of course the list of open-air activities is endless: the Italian part of Switzerland is a land of both cyclists and walkers. Just choose what suits you the most.

Region Ritom, Valle Leventina
Tamaro-Lema hike

The region’s flaghip National Sports Centre at Tenero, offers unrivalled equipment, facilities and training, and is the choice of many sports professionals.


Whatever your sport is, come and enjoy it in Ticino.