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 9, Riva S. Vitale (M. Generoso)–Mendrisio

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Sentiero Lago di Lugano

The Monte Generoso is more than a mere mountain railway destination. The descent to the Valle di Muggio has surprises in store - such as the Nevère (old refrigerator buildings) or the impressive gorge down in Mendrisiotto.
The Monte Generoso is more than a mere mountain railway destination. The descent to the Valle di Muggio has surprises in store - such as the Nevère (old refrigerator buildings) or the impressive gorge down in Mendrisiotto.
20 km
580 m | 1850 m
6 h 10 min
medium (mountain hiking trail) | difficult

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Capolago-Riva S. Vitale
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Fiore di Pietra - Vetta Generoso
Duration
01.05.2021 - 30.04.2022
Reason
Landslide
High risk of collapse of retaining walls
Status
validated
Data source: Swiss Hiking Federation and Cantonal hiking associations
Ascent Monte Generoso
314
Ascent Monte Generoso
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Capolago-Riva S. Vitale–Generoso Vetta
or
Generoso Vetta–Capolago-Riva S. Vitale
Reason: metres in height saved approx. 1400m.
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Ascent Roncapiano
315
Ascent Roncapiano
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Morbio Superiore, Posta–Scudellate, Paese via Muggio, Paese
or
Scudellate, Paese–Morbio Superiore, Posta via Muggio, Paese
Reason: metres in height saved approx. 450m (approx. 500m to Roncapiano).
Travels twice daily to Roncapiano, Paese.
Groups: writtten reservation required two working days before: tel. 0840 852 852, prenotazioni@autopostale.ch
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Mendrisio
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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.
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Ticino Sentieri
Via A. Giovannini 3
6710 Biasca
info@ticinosentieri.ch
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Services

Accommodation

Albergo Svizzero
Albergo Svizzero
Capolago
Capanna Caviano (Castel S.Pietro)
Capanna Caviano (Castel S.Pietro)
Castel S. Pietro
Hotel Conca Bella
Hotel Conca Bella
Vacallo
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Bookable offers

52 Sentiero Lago di Lugano
52 Sentiero Lago di Lugano
Lake Lugano Southern Delights
Lake Lugano Southern Delights
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Places

Mendrisio
Mendrisio
Riva S. Vitale
Riva S. Vitale
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Places of interest

Pumptrack Mendrisio
Pumptrack Mendrisio
Museo dei Fossili
Museo dei Fossili
Battistero Riva San Vitale
Battistero Riva San Vitale
Monte Generoso
Monte Generoso
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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