This Southern Swiss gem simply has it all. A mere moment ago you were sipping your espresso in the harbor of Ascano, now you find yourself balancing across massive dam walls on your way to the high alpine hut Cristallina. Hiking back towards the lake you seize the opportunity to explore ancient dwellings in the Vallemaggia just before you emerge into the dark chestnut forest around Rasa and take a dive into the emerald waters of the Verzasca river. In this region, there's a hike for every taste. What's your next tour going to be like? Our partner Ascona-Locarno helps you decide with this collection. Take a look on their website for more offers: ascona-locarno.com/excursions
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The Fiume Calnègia rushes in your ears as you climb the stairs from Foroglio to Calnègia Valley. Once at the top, a gorgeous little valley awaits you, bursting with lush green meadows. Here the shepherds of antiquity once spent the early and late years, before they ascended to higher realms. But see for yourself:
The walk through the Verzasca Valley has a lot to offer: You cross the emerald-green eponymous river Verzasca on a medieval bridge to climb up to the deserted Maisässen Reviöra and Ca d Dént, where shepherds in the early and late years before the rise in even higher Climes stopped. But see for yourself: