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Amenities Ticino

last updated: September 25, 2008

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 1600 m
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by cable car  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 1 1/2 h  
Lodging all year round  
Youth hostel  X 
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Holidays on a farm  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Finnish runway / ash trail  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
Families / children - all year round  
Quality label 'Families Welcome'  X 
Other information all year round  
Mountain railways - info phone: +41 (0) 91 880 60 10
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer See also www.ticino.ch
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 1600 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 2400 m
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 2000 m
Cable-cars in summer - total: 1
Chairlifts in summer - total: 3
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 700 km marked
Nordic Walking/Running 10 km
Biking trails within Destination 120 km marked
Mountainbike slopes 20 km marked
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
Beach volleyball terrain, public 1 Number
Climbing wall, marked / Via Ferrata  X 
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Natural sights: Trekking a cavallo
Cultural sights: Musei
Technical sights: Bouldering
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Flora & Fauna
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL www.ticino.ch
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter: Snowpark, sledge, nordic ski, nordic walking, excursions
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1 www.ticino.ch
Live Cam 2 www.centrimontani.ch
Detailed local Weather Link www.funivie-gottardo.ch
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Stazioni montane ticinesi
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1250 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 2400 m
Price one day pass adult 40 CHF
Price one day pass children 25 CHF
Snow sports school (phone.) 0041 91 880 60 10
Local transport installations in winter - total: 27
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 2400 m
Cable-cars - total: 2
Chairlifts - total: 5
Skilifts - total: 8
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 0842 482 482
Point of measure ski area bottom 1250 m
Point of measure ski area top 2400 m
Number of slopes: 27
Local ski slopes 114 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 50 km
Alpine ski area with skipass subregion 114 km
Slopes for night skiing, illuminated 2 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 30 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 60 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 8 % advanced
Level of difficulty of slopes 2 % Experts
Moghul slopes 5 km marked
Snowboard  
Snow canons for snowboardpark  X 
Lowest Snowboardpark 1800 m
Highest Snowboardpark 2200 m
Snowboard park illuminated at night  X 
Lift for Snowboardpark  X 
Snowboard - info phone: 0041 78 712 11 91
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 1250 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1600 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 10 km local
Skating trails 20 km marked
Winter hiking trails 20 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 1600 m
Snowshoe trail 15 km marked
Winter Nordic Walking Trails 8 km marked
Tobogganing  
Tobogganing - Info phone: 0041 91 880 60 10
Tobogganing installations - total: 2
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 10000
Total difference in altitude of all installations 500 m
Tobogganing trails total 2 m marked
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's snowpark, maintained  X 
Children's animation, public  X 
Other information for winter  
Overnight in an igloo-village  X 
Excursions on a horse-drawn sleigh, organized  X 
Ice-climbing, organized  X 
Snowbeach volleyball terrain 1
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL www.centrimontani.ch
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.