Image 0 - Acquarossa: historical path number 4
Image 1 - Acquarossa: historical path number 4
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Acquarossa: historical path number 4

To follow along the hiking trails is the perfect way to discover the rural Romanesque-style masterpieces in the Blenio Valley. The succession of bell towers, churches, oratories, chapels, frescoes, bridges and stately homes are artistic and architectural testimonies meriting particular attention which, together with the natural heritage, have contributed to the attractiveness of the Blenio Valley region.

Historical trail number 4 starts in Acquarossa and finishes in Olivone. At a distance of 11 km and a duration of 3 hours and 45 min, set aside a day to fully appreciate this itinerary. 

  1. Departure: Old Station, Acquarossa
  2. Old spas, Acquarossa
  3. House of the Landfogti - Museum of the Blenio Valley, Lottigna
  4. Maestro Martino de'Rossi, Clumo
  5. S. Stefano church - Villa Pagani, Torre
  6. Oratory of San Salvatore - Ruins of Castel Curtero - Covenant of Tower
  7. Ex Chocolate Factory Cima Norma, Tower
  8. Oratory of S. Ambrogio, Votive frescoes, Dangio
  9. S. Vittore church, Aquila
  10. Historical militia of Aquila, Aquila
  11. S. Martino church, Olivome
  12. Museum of San Martino - Cà da Rivöi, Olivone
  13. Emigration villas, Olivone
  14. Finish: Raiffeisen Bank, Olivone


The signalisation is uniform and the colour used is indicative and thematic.
The Organizzazione Turistica Regionale Bellinzonese e Alto Ticino, sede Valle di Blenio, created the historical trails that are part of the network of existing footpaths. The uniform trail signs are colored brown. In addition to signage, illustrated and thematic panels are located along the trails.

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