Chestnuts, mushrooms, flowers and bilberries. Of course, you already knew you could look for these natural treasures in Ticino, but did you know you can look for gold too? This region never fails to surprise.
When you first heard about it from Lorenzo, who has been doing it for several years, you initially thought he was joking. Then he convinced you and you decided to join him. It became immediately apparent that it wasn’t really like you’d imagined. You’re not in the Wild West, where all you need to become a prospector is a cowboy hat, a sieve and plenty courage. Here you need a permit, experience and someone who knows the area really well.