San Salvatore: High altitude trail to Morcote

This superb panorama mountain is one of Lugano's landmarks. Monte San Salvatore not only offers splendid views on all sides but also has numerous hiking trails. The tour from the summit through chestnut forests along the lake to Morcote is a classic. Getting to the top is not a problem as the funicular railway takes only 12 minutes to ascend 909 metres from Lugano-Paradiso.

This superb panorama mountain is one of Lugano's landmarks. Monte San Salvatore not only offers splendid views on all sides but also has numerous hiking trails. The tour from the summit through chestnut forests along the lake to Morcote is a classic. Getting to the top is not a problem as the funicular railway takes only 12 minutes to ascend 909 metres from Lugano-Paradiso.

Winter hiking in an oasis of calm

Winter hike from the old Walser village Monbiel to the Garfiun Alp, with its cozy mountain restaurants.

Sunshine and culinary treats on the Tgantieni high-altitude trail

Scenic walk on sunny heights high above the frozen Heidsee.

Hohtürli: Griesalp-Oeschinen

Just getting there is a breathtaking experience: On Griesalp, the starting point of the two day tour, the steepest post bus route in Europe battles its way upwards. The first stage leads over Bundalp to the top of Hohtürli Pass and into the unique world of glaciers on the northern flank of Blüemlisalp. The second stage runs down to the paradise of Lake Oeschinen, where the cable car to Kandersteg awaits.

Just getting there is already a breathtaking experience - on Griesalp, the starting point of the two day tour, the steepest post bus route in Europe battles its way upwards.