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Collina Alta: amazing views over Lake Maggiore

Be amazed by a panoramic and sun-kissed excursion, suitable for everyone. This itinerary, which takes you from Locarno Monti to Contra, spoils you with magnificent views over Lake Maggiore and picturesque sights. You pass through a pretty chestnut tree wood and ancient pastures, traverse the humpback bridge crossing the Navegna stream and the “Capèla rota”. In short, an itinerary packed full of surprises!

DepartureLocarno Monti della Trinità
ArrivalContra
Suitable for
Kids
Dogs
Adults
Itinerary features
Typology
Linear
Length
6.68 KM
Duration
3H
Difficulty
Easy
Wednesday 21 February
10° MAX 10° / MIN 2°
rainfall 0%
wind light
Weather forecast for the next days

Wed
10° 2°

Thu
8° 2°

Fri
7° 3°

Sat
9° 3°

Sun
8° 3°
Alternative routes

You can reach Orselina by taking the historic Locarno - Madonna del Sasso funicular, and then travel onwards on foot from the Madonna del Sasso monastery. If you would like to make the excursion a bit more challenging, you can climb up to the monastery on foot through the steep Via Crucis (Way of the Cross).

Tips
  • Hiking boots
  • Sun cap
  • Water-bottle
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cream
  • Hiking map
  • Camera
  • Food

 

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https://www.montagnepulite.ch/en/golden-rules

Tourism Organization Addresses

Ascona-Locarno Turismo
Infodesk Locarno

Piazza Stazione / Stazione FFS
CH-6600 Locarno
T +41 848 091 091
F +41 91 759 76 59
[email protected]
www.ascona-locarno.com

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