Day 1: Lodano - Castèll - Alp da Canaa

Discover the full itinerary:

Lodano - Castèll - Alp da Canaa - Alp di Pii - Soláda d Zóra - Lodano

An excursion to explore the forest species and nature of Valle di Lodano.

This hike takes you right through the center of the valley to discover a part of the forest reserve and its varied arboreal vegetation: chestnut groves, pioneer forests, and woods of beech, larch, Norway spruce, and silver fir.

Once you reach Alp da Canaa, on the slopes of Cramalína, the itinerary continues to Alp di Pii, also home to a small alpine lake and a unique biotope, and then descending back down the valley.
The natural scenery and features of this journey are striking.

Day 1: Lodano - Castèll - Alp da Canaa, 6.5 km, 4h 30 min.

Day 2: Alp da Canaa - Alp di Pii - Lodano, 8 km, 3h 10 min.

Suitable for
Itinerary features
6.43 KM
4H 30
Monday 19 March
MAX 8° / MIN 4°
rainfall 20%
wind light/moderate
Weather forecast for the next days

10° 3°

13° 4°

11° 2°

9° 3°

9° 4°
  • Waterproof clothing, light and warm
  • Hiking boots
  • Gloves, sun cap, change of clothes
  • Backpack maximum 5-8 kg
  • First aid kit with penknife
  • Sleeping bag for overnight in alpine hut
  • Torch, sunglasses, sun cream, water-bottle
  • Hiking map/topographic map
  • Compass
  • Camera
  • Food
  • Raincover for backpacks

    Montagnepulite: This project was born to promote an effective management and sustainable use of mountain huts in Ticino, and in particular the litter management. The responsible management of litter in the mountains is a matter of common sense. We can all contribute:

Tourism Organization Addresses

Ascona-Locarno Turismo
Infodesk Maggia

Centro commerciale
CH-6673 Maggia
T +41 91 759 77 26
F +41 91 759 77 40
[email protected]

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