Malvaglia Valley

Malvaglia Valley

A truly scenic jewel blessed with an amazing architectural history, this small Ticinese valley stands out among landscapes of national importance. A road leads past historic stone bridges across the canyon, through chestnut forests, along the reservoir lake up to the hamlet of Dandrio, which...more

St-Ursanne / Clos du Doubs

St-Ursanne / Clos du Doubs

According to legend, the little town of St-Ursanne was founded by the Irish monk Ursinicus, who lived as a hermit on this isolated spot. Even...more

Splügen

Splügen

Splügen is a typical village on a pass road. The well preserved village...more

Blenio Valley (Valle di Blenio)

Blenio Valley...

The Blenio Valley in northern Ticino extends from the Lukmanier Pass...more

Malvaglia Valley

A truly scenic jewel blessed with an amazing architectural history, this small Ticinese valley stands out among landscapes of national importance. A road leads past historic stone bridges across the canyon, through chestnut forests, along the reservoir lake up to the hamlet of Dandrio, which boast the region’s typical stone roofs. Dagro, a little village, can be reached by aerial cable car.

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St-Ursanne / Clos du Doubs

According to legend, the little town of St-Ursanne was founded by the Irish monk Ursinicus, who lived as a hermit on this isolated spot. Even today, this place possesses a magnetic power of attraction.

According to legend, the little town of St-Ursanne was founded by the Irish monk Ursicinus, who lived as a hermit on this isolated spot. Even today, this place possesses a magnetic power of attraction.

St-Ursanne / Clos du Doubs
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Splügen

Splügen is a typical village on a pass road. The well preserved village boasts proud Palazzi and sun-blackened Walser houses. For over 2000 years the Splügen Pass has been the most important link between Graubünden and Italy, the mule track over the San Bernardino mountain played a significant role as well.

Splügen lies at the foot of the Splügen Pass and its idyllic village image is well known far beyond the regional borders.

Splügen
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Blenio Valley (Valle di Blenio)

The Blenio Valley in northern Ticino extends from the Lukmanier Pass (1914 meters above sea level) down the valley to Biasca. In summer, hikers encounter well preserved old villages and art treasures on the valley trail from Biasca via Acquarossa to Olivone. The valley also offers a broad spectrum of cultural offerings, including a large number of museums and churches.

The Blenio Valley in northern Ticino extends from the Lukmanier Pass (1914 meters above sea level) down the valley to Biasca. In summer, hikers encounter well preserved old villages and art treasures on the valley trail from Biasca via Acquarossa to Olivone. The valley also offers a broad spectrum of cultural offerings, including a large number of museums and churches.

Blenio Valley (Valle di Blenio)
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