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There are plenty of places to see and visit around Brissago. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Brissago is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions around Brissago

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    Sant'Agata

    Hiking Highlight

    From here you have fantastic views of Lake Maggiore and Cannobio.

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    Sant Anna

    Hiking Highlight

    Small church above Cannnobio with a characteristic bridge over a narrow, deep gorge. The gorge opens here and the river forms a small lagoon that invites for swimming.
    Beside the church there is also a recommendable restaurant "Grotto Sant'Anna".

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    Porto di Cannobio

    Hiking Highlight

    Beautiful waterfront with old and interesting designed houses. Nice localities
    the visitor also finds. Every Sunday in Cannobio there is a market where everything is offered.

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    Madonna del Sasso

    Hiking Highlight

    Madonna del Sasso - the most famous pilgrimage church in the Italian part of Switzerland was built around 1485 on the occasion of the Franciscan Frá Bartolomeo. He had a …

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    Monte Giove

    Hiking Highlight

    The Monte Giove is a mountain on the northwestern part of Lake Maggiore, just before the Swiss border.
    The ascent begins in the small and picturesque town of Sant'Agata. From …

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    Val Resa Trail

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    Great tour. The climb is long and strenuous. But there is a great view on the summit. And the descent is sensational: switchbacks, berms and bumps that can be used …

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    Hafenpromenade Ascona

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    The pearl of the Laggo Maggiore invites you to a leisurely stroll among cafés, restaurants and gelaterias. It is most beautiful here in the evening mood, when the sun disappears behind the mountains.

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    Cimetta

    Hiking Highlight

    On Cardada (1332 m), one steps out of the glass giant gondola of Mr. Botta and initially joins the excursionists, who purposely head for the first stop-off temptation or the …

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    Monte Verità

    Hiking Highlight

    Hermann Hesse was also in Ticino in April 1907 to complete a four-week cure on Monte Verità near Ascona. Shortly afterwards, he recorded his experiences tragically and amusingly in the …

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    Cima della Trosa

    Hiking Highlight

    On Cardada (1332 m), one steps out of the glass giant gondola of Mr. Botta and initially joins the excursionists, who purposely head for the first stop-off temptation or the …

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    Piazza Grande Locarno

    Hiking Highlight

    The Piazza Grande with its arcades is one of the largest and most well-known town squares in Switzerland. The vibrant meeting place of Locarno. Stroll under the famous arcades, enjoy …

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    This arcaded square is not only one of the most famous, but also one of the largest squares in Switzerland. No visitor should take a stroll in Locarno at least …

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    Seepromenade Rivapiana

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Several small sandy beaches and well-tended gardens make you want to rest here for a short time.

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    Ponte sospeso Cardada

    Hiking Highlight

    A Suspended platform that projects you in a panoramic 180 degree panorama that offers an unforgettable view of Lake Maggiore, Centovalli and part of Maggia's valley

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    Rifugio al Legn

    Hiking Highlight

    Magnificent panorama presented from the top of the Gridone. As early as the 1960s, some enthusiastic Brissaghesi had the idea of building a mountain hut as a place to stop …

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    Pizzo Leone

    Hiking Highlight

    According to the naturalist Louis Lavizzari, one of the first explorers of the Ticino mountains in the 19th century, the Pizzo Leone (1659m) is considered the guardian of the "Ghridone". …

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    The pilgrimage church of Re houses the altar with the image of the bleeding Madonna (Madonna del Sangue). The Madonna portrait recalls the miracle of April 29, 1494. Accordingly, an …

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    Ausgrabungsstätte

    Hiking Highlight

    On a plateau above the village of Tegna is one of the most interesting archaeological sites of the Locarnese. Still visible today, the remains of Tegna Castle are important material …

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    Sant Anna

    Hiking Highlight

    The Sanctuary has inside a famous ancient fresco of the breastfeeding Madonna, which is said to have originated in the 14th and 15th centuries.

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    Kameliengarten

    Hiking Highlight

    Der prächtige Kamelienpark in Locarno wurde anlässlich des Kongresses der ”InternationalCamellia Society” in Anwesenheit zahlreicher Gäste aus der ganzen Welt im März 2005 eingeweiht.
    Im Moment der Eröffnungzählte der Park …

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