The striking 1962 meter-high mountain lies precisely between Locarno und Lugano – and is famous for the Santa Maria degli Angeli church by architect Mario Botta, as well as popular ridge hike to the chuch from Monte Lema.
When the weather forecast threatens with “gray down under and blue on top“ – this is the place to avoid the fog. 1000 meters above the Urnersee lake, with views as far as the Gotthard region.
Since1885 the fastest way from the Berne railway station to the Aare and Marzili-Bad. The small railway transports a million passengers annually, with the journey taking around a minute, and departures every two.
Already on the trip aboard small gondola cabins from Malans you enjoy magnificent views as far as Chur and Graubünden’s Rhine valley. And more stunning views await you at 1200-meter altitude in the cosy mountain restaurant.