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Trans Swiss Trail
Trans Swiss Trail
Stage 27, Anzonico–Biasca
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Trans Swiss Trail
Trans Swiss Trail
Stage 28, Biasca–Bellinzona
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ViaGottardo
ViaGottardo
Stage 14, Lavorgo–Biasca
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ViaGottardo
ViaGottardo
Stage 15, Biasca–Bellinzona
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Cycling in the surroundings

North-South Route
North-South Route
Stage 6, Airolo–Bellinzona
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Percorso Blenio–Lucomagno
Percorso Blenio–Lucomagno
Stage 1, Biasca–Olivone (Camperio)
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Biking in the surroundings

Gottardo Bike
Valle di Blenio Bike
Biasca
Waterfall di Santa Petronilla

Waterfall di Santa Petronilla

The area of Biasca at the foot of the mountain boasts several interesting sights such as the church of Saints Peter and Paul, the Via Crucis, the chestnut groves, the ancient aqueduct, the chapel of Santa Petronilla and the waterfall, all of which can be reached on foot in about thirty minutes.
The source of the stream is situated at the Alpe di Lago below the peak called Cima di Biasca.

Flowing down from the high peaks, the stream has gradually carved a passage between the rocks over the centuries giving rise to the Santa Petronilla waterfall, whose foamy waters burst forth from between the rocks above Biasca before disappearing again, as if by magic, behind the railway station.

The waterfall can be reached on foot in about thirty minutes, following the path which starts from the Piazza Centrale in Biasca, ancient crossroads of the alpine passes, and flanks Casa Cavalier Pellanda before climbing towards the church of Sts. Peter and Paul. Walking along the path of the Via Crucis with its 14 shrines you then reach the Romanesque bridge, an ideal spot from which to admire the waterfall. Crossing the bridge the path then leads to the chapel of Santa Petronilla where there is a fine panorama over Biasca and the entrances to the Blenio, Leventina and Riviera valleys.
The area of Biasca at the foot of the mountain boasts several interesting sights such as the church of Saints Peter and Paul, the Via Crucis, the chestnut groves, the ancient aqueduct, the chapel of Santa Petronilla and the waterfall, all of which can be reached on foot in about thirty minutes.
The source of the stream is situated at the Alpe di Lago below the peak called Cima di Biasca.

Flowing down from the high peaks, the stream has gradually carved a passage between the rocks over the centuries giving rise to the Santa Petronilla waterfall, whose foamy waters burst forth from between the rocks above Biasca before disappearing again, as if by magic, behind the railway station.

The waterfall can be reached on foot in about thirty minutes, following the path which starts from the Piazza Centrale in Biasca, ancient crossroads of the alpine passes, and flanks Casa Cavalier Pellanda before climbing towards the church of Sts. Peter and Paul. Walking along the path of the Via Crucis with its 14 shrines you then reach the Romanesque bridge, an ideal spot from which to admire the waterfall. Crossing the bridge the path then leads to the chapel of Santa Petronilla where there is a fine panorama over Biasca and the entrances to the Blenio, Leventina and Riviera valleys.

Waterfall di Santa Petronilla

Adresse

Bellinzonese e Alto Ticino Turismo
InfoPoint Biasca e Riviera
Contrada Cavalier Pellanda 4
6710 Biasca
Tel. +41 (0)91 862 33 27
biasca@bellinzonese-altoticino.ch
www.bellinzonese-altoticino.ch

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Biasca
Biasca
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Albergo al Giardinetto
Albergo al Giardinetto
Biasca
Capanna Biasagn
Capanna Biasagn
Biasca
Capanna Cava
Capanna Cava
Biasca
Lago (Alpe di)
Lago (Alpe di)
Biasca
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Hiking in the surroundings

Trans Swiss Trail
Trans Swiss Trail
Stage 27, Anzonico–Biasca
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Trans Swiss Trail
Trans Swiss Trail
Stage 28, Biasca–Bellinzona
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ViaGottardo
ViaGottardo
Stage 14, Lavorgo–Biasca
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ViaGottardo
ViaGottardo
Stage 15, Biasca–Bellinzona
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Cycling in the surroundings

North-South Route
North-South Route
Stage 6, Airolo–Bellinzona
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Percorso Blenio–Lucomagno
Percorso Blenio–Lucomagno
Stage 1, Biasca–Olivone (Camperio)
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Biking in the surroundings

Gottardo Bike
Valle di Blenio Bike