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The Monte Tamaro - Monte Lema traverse

Discover the beauty of the traverse taking you from Monte Tamaro to Monte Lema. You’ll face a challenging hike but one which offers breath-taking views over both the Locarno and Lugano regions, and their valleys and lakes. Along the route you’ll come across the spectacular Santa Maria degli Angeli church, designed by renowned architect Mario Botta, as it reaches out towards infinity. In addition: adventure parks, paragliding… where else can you find all of this?

DepartureRivera
ArrivalMiglieglia
Suitable for
Dogs
Adults
Itinerary features
Typology
Linear
Length
12.86 KM
Duration
5H
Difficulty
Average
Saturday 24 February
MAX 8° / MIN 3°
rainfall 5%
wind light
Weather forecast for the next days

Sun
4° 3°

Mon
1° -2°

Tue
0° -5°

Wed
2° -4°

Thu
1° -3°
Alternative routes

Option A:

It is also possible to start the excursion directly from the Rivera parking area (at 554 m), as well as alighting at the Piano di Mora (1150m) intermediate cableway station, from where you can continue up towards Alpe Foppa (1530m).


Option B:

Many trekkers prefer the crossing starting from Monte Lema towards Monte Tamaro. In this case, it is recommended that you organise your ...

Tips
  • 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

 

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Tourism Organization Addresses

Ente Turistico del Luganese
Piazzale della Stazione

CH-6900 Lugano
T +41 58 866 66 00 
F +41 58 866 66 09
[email protected]
www.luganoturismo.ch

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