52 Sentiero Lago di Lugano
52 Sentiero Lago di Lugano
52 Sentiero Lago di Lugano
52 Sentiero Lago di Lugano
52 Sentiero Lago di Lugano
52 Sentiero Lago di Lugano

Hiking

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Sentiero Lago di Lugano

Stage 3, Cap. Tamaro–Medeglia

Route report
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Sentiero Lago di Lugano

In contrast to the well-viewed Botta church at Alpe Foppa, below the Monte Tamaro, the Monti di Medeglia - unknown and an insiders’ tip. Nowhere else will you get such direct views into south and north Ticino.
In contrast to the well-viewed Botta church at Alpe Foppa, below the Monte Tamaro, the Monti di Medeglia - unknown and an insiders’ tip. Nowhere else will you get such direct views into south and north Ticino.
21 km
900 m | 2100 m
7 h 00 min
medium (mountain hiking trail) | difficult

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Alpe Foppa
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Saving metres in altitude
There is an aerial cableway between Alpe Foppa and Rivera that saves about 1050 metres in altitude.
Saving metres in altitude
There is a bus between Rivera-Bironico, Posta/FFS and Medeglia, Paese that saves about 250 metres in altitude.
Hint
Beware: no overnight accommodation possibilities in Medeglia.

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Medeglia, Paese
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Contact

Signpost management
Signposting is managed by the cantonal hiking trail organisation on behalf of the canton.
Ticino Sentieri
Via A. Giovannini 3
6710 Biasca
info@ticinosentieri.ch
www.ticinosentieri.ch

Services

Accommodation

Capanna Tamaro
Capanna Tamaro
Rivera
B&B Barbara Pongelli
B&B Barbara Pongelli
Rivera
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Bookable offers

52 Sentiero Lago di Lugano
52 Sentiero Lago di Lugano
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Places

Monte Tamaro
Monte Tamaro
Rivera
Rivera
Medeglia
Medeglia
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Places of interest

Monte Tamaro
Monte Tamaro
Mount Pioda’s chestnut grove
Mount Pioda’s chestnut grove
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Swimming

Splash & Spa Tamaro
Splash & Spa Tamaro
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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