The sanctuary of Madonna del Sasso in Orselina above Locarno is the most famous place of pilgrimage in the Italian part of Switzerland. It is rooted in the ancient tradition of votive gifts.
Take the world's highest lying subway to the world's largest ice pavilion, next to the world's highest lying revolving restaurant. This is how one might describe a visit to the Ice Grotto of Mittelallalin. But one really should go and see the Ice Pavilion for oneself.
High-altitude flowers from the Pyrenees, New Zealand, China, Nepal or Tibet also grow in Switzerland. In the botanical garden Alpinum Schatzalp, 3500 plant species and flower varieties from the world's high mountain regions bloom from June to September.