Switzerland - Ticino (PDF Chapter)


This is the Ticino chapter from Lonely Planet’s Switzerland guidebook.

The summer air is rich and hot. Vespas scoot along palm-fringed promenades. A baroque campanile chimes. Kids play in piazzas flanked by pastel-coloured mansions. Italian weather. Italian style. And that’s not to mention the Italian gelato, Italian pasta, Italian architecture and Italian language.

  • hike and cycle to wispy waterfalls , granite villages and authentic grotto in Valle Maggia
  • maps
  • soak up the Mediterranean flair of Locarno, in the postcard-pretty Old Town
  • transport
  • marvel at the trio of Medieval castles in Bellinzona
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Bellinzona, Lugano, Lago di Lugano, Gandria, Campione d’Italia, Monte Generoso, Ceresio Peninsula, Mendrisio & around, Meride, Lago Maggiore, Locarno, Ascona, Western Valleys, Centovalli, Valle Maggia.

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