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ViaSuworow
ViaSuworow
Stage 1, Airolo–Gotthardpass
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Sentiero Cristallina
Sentiero Cristallina
Stage 3, Cap. Cristallina–Airolo
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Alpine Passes Trail
Alpine Passes Trail
Stage 7, Acquacalda–Airolo
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Trans Swiss Trail
Trans Swiss Trail
Stage 24, Passo del S. Gottardo–Airolo
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Trans Swiss Trail
Trans Swiss Trail
Stage 25, Airolo–Osco
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Alpine Passes Trail
Alpine Passes Trail
Stage 8, Airolo–Cap. Corno-Gries
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ViaGottardo
ViaGottardo
Stage 11, Gotthardpass–Airolo
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ViaGottardo
ViaGottardo
Stage 12, Airolo–Rodi
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Cycling in the surroundings

North-South Route
North-South Route
Stage 6, Airolo–Bellinzona
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North-South Route
North-South Route
Stage 5, Andermatt–Airolo
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Biking in the surroundings

Gottardo Bike
Gottardo Bike
Airolo Bike
Alpi Bedretto Bike
Airolo
Airolo, Ressiga–Madrano

Airolo, Ressiga–Madrano

When a mule track was built through the Stalvedro-Schlucht (gorge) at the beginning of the 17th century, the mule track a little to the north lost its importance as a transit route to the Gotthardpass. Today, the track, which is lined by drystone walling, is a hiking path.
The section from Madrano to Ressiga is part of a mule track leading beneath Madrano towards the rushing waters of the Garegna. Dominated by the Stalvedro-Schlucht (gorge), a fortress that also served as an inn once stood at Motto Caslascio. It is known that this already lay in ruins in 1282. The fort was rebuilt and was used as a dwelling place. Only a few vestiges of the walls now remain.

Between Madrano and Ressiga, the slightly uphill path climbs 140 metres. It is paved with irregular stones, around two metres wide and sometimes flanked by drystone walls. Brugnasco and Madrano are also linked by a mule track with a few parts surfaced with asphalt. Finds from a Roman graveyard dating from 200-300 AD indicate that a trade in crystal took place in the region, with the crystal most likely used in the glass factory on Murano.

Near the village of Brugnasco is an overgrown mule track up to one-and-a-half metres wide. On the valley side, the track is supported by an approximately one-metre-high drystone wall, on the mountain side accompanied by short sections of low wall. The in parts steep path leads up towards Pasquei, bordered by natural rock embankments and drystone walls as far as Madrano.
When a mule track was built through the Stalvedro-Schlucht (gorge) at the beginning of the 17th century, the mule track a little to the north lost its importance as a transit route to the Gotthardpass. Today, the track, which is lined by drystone walling, is a hiking path.
The section from Madrano to Ressiga is part of a mule track leading beneath Madrano towards the rushing waters of the Garegna. Dominated by the Stalvedro-Schlucht (gorge), a fortress that also served as an inn once stood at Motto Caslascio. It is known that this already lay in ruins in 1282. The fort was rebuilt and was used as a dwelling place. Only a few vestiges of the walls now remain.

Between Madrano and Ressiga, the slightly uphill path climbs 140 metres. It is paved with irregular stones, around two metres wide and sometimes flanked by drystone walls. Brugnasco and Madrano are also linked by a mule track with a few parts surfaced with asphalt. Finds from a Roman graveyard dating from 200-300 AD indicate that a trade in crystal took place in the region, with the crystal most likely used in the glass factory on Murano.

Near the village of Brugnasco is an overgrown mule track up to one-and-a-half metres wide. On the valley side, the track is supported by an approximately one-metre-high drystone wall, on the mountain side accompanied by short sections of low wall. The in parts steep path leads up towards Pasquei, bordered by natural rock embankments and drystone walls as far as Madrano.

Airolo, Ressiga–Madrano

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Airolo
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Gotthardpass
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B&B Gottardo
B&B Gottardo
Airolo
B&B Motta
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Airolo
B&B Sport
B&B Sport
Airolo
Capanna Cadlimo CAS
Capanna Cadlimo CAS
Airolo
Casa Arcobaleno
Casa Arcobaleno
Airolo
Hotel Forni
Hotel Forni
Airolo
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Hiking in the surroundings

ViaSuworow
ViaSuworow
Stage 1, Airolo–Gotthardpass
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Sentiero Cristallina
Sentiero Cristallina
Stage 3, Cap. Cristallina–Airolo
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Alpine Passes Trail
Alpine Passes Trail
Stage 7, Acquacalda–Airolo
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Trans Swiss Trail
Trans Swiss Trail
Stage 24, Passo del S. Gottardo–Airolo
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Trans Swiss Trail
Trans Swiss Trail
Stage 25, Airolo–Osco
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Alpine Passes Trail
Alpine Passes Trail
Stage 8, Airolo–Cap. Corno-Gries
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ViaGottardo
ViaGottardo
Stage 11, Gotthardpass–Airolo
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ViaGottardo
ViaGottardo
Stage 12, Airolo–Rodi
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Cycling in the surroundings

North-South Route
North-South Route
Stage 6, Airolo–Bellinzona
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North-South Route
North-South Route
Stage 5, Andermatt–Airolo
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Biking in the surroundings

Gottardo Bike
Gottardo Bike
Airolo Bike
Alpi Bedretto Bike