2 Trans Swiss Trail
2 Trans Swiss Trail

Hiking

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Trans Swiss Trail

Stage 31, Lugano (Paradiso)–Morcote

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Trans Swiss Trail

The hike from Monte San Salvatore to Vico Morcote is a classic for the whole family. Always slightly downhill, woodlands alternating with well-kept villages, pretty grotti and scenic views.
The hike from Monte San Salvatore to Vico Morcote is a classic for the whole family. Always slightly downhill, woodlands alternating with well-kept villages, pretty grotti and scenic views.
12 km
860 m | 880 m
4 h 35 min
medium (mountain hiking trail) | medium

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Lugano-Paradiso
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Hint
Rail/bus/boat: please note rail recommendation No. 311 Lugano-Paradiso–Monte S. Salvatore
Ascent Monte S. Salvatore
311
Ascent Monte S. Salvatore
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Lugano-Paradiso MS–Monte San Salvatore
or
Monte San Salvatore–Lugano-Paradiso MS
Reason: metres in height saved approx. 600m.
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Transit Lugano
360
Transit Lugano
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Lugano-Paradiso–Lugano Stazione
or
Lugano Stazione–Lugano-Paradiso
Reason: The route section between Lugano Bahnhof and Lugano-Paradiso is not signalised.
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Morcote, Piazza Grande
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Contact

Signpost management
Signposting is managed by the cantonal hiking trail organisation on behalf of the canton. Lend a hand by becoming a member in your canton.
Become a member
Ticino Sentieri
Via A. Giovannini 3
6710 Biasca
info@ticinosentieri.ch
www.ticinosentieri.ch

Services

Accommodation

Guesthouse Lugano Center
Guesthouse Lugano Center
Lugano
Albergo Acquarello
Albergo Acquarello
Lugano
Albergo Delfino
Albergo Delfino
Lugano
Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano
Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano
Lugano
International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel
International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel
Lugano
Hotel Serpiano
Hotel Serpiano
Serpiano
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Bookable offers

Highlights of Ticino
Highlights of Ticino
7 Via Gottardo: Bellinzona - Lugano
7 Via Gottardo: Bellinzona - Lugano
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Places

Lugano
Lugano
Morcote
Morcote
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Places of interest

San Salvatore
San Salvatore
The San Grato Botanical Park
The San Grato Botanical Park
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Signalization

Signalization
For hiking, follow the logo indicated on the yellow signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your hike for safety's sake.
Signalization