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Discovering the Monte Generoso "Nevère"

This charming rack railway from the late Nineteenth Century takes you to the top of Monte Generoso through an unspoilt landscape. Truly breath-taking panoramas await. Continue on to discover the curious “nevère”: visiting these traditional buildings you’re taken back in time to an era when preserving milk was a huge challenge. Finally, explore the two alpages, where man and nature coexist in perfect harmony.

DepartureMonte Generoso
ArrivalMonte Generoso
Suitable for
Kids
Dogs
Adults
Itinerary features
Typology
Circular
Length
5.07 KM
Duration
2H
Difficulty
Easy
Wednesday 21 February
MAX 9° / MIN -3°
rainfall 0%
wind light
Weather forecast for the next days

Thu
7° -3°

Fri
6° -2°

Sat
8° -2°

Sun
7° -2°

Mon
4° -3°
Alternative routes

Option A
It is possible to take the rack railway from Capolago and stop at the intermediate Bellavista station, at 1224 m, after 25 minutes. From Bellavista, Monte Generoso's summit is about an hour or so on foot, following a stunning trail through the magnificent landscape.

Option B
Towards the very end of the path, after the Genor alpage, you find yourself at a fork: from here, you can go b...

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

 

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:

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

Tourism Organization Addresses

Mendrisiotto Turismo
Via Lavizzari 2

CH-6850 Mendrisio
T +41 91 641 30 50
F +41 91 641 30 59
[email protected]
www.mendrisiottoturismo.ch

 

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