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Hiking trail #3

1 Rivera, 2 Vetta Monte Tamaro, 3 Vetta Monte Gradiccioli, 4 Breno, 5 Vetta Monte Lema, 6 Miglieglia – 10 h 15 min The hiking trail which starts in Rivera and ends in Miglieglia takes about 10 hours. Rivera is

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Monte Gradiccioli – Lodging

Ristorante e Albergo San Michele: The hotel restaurant offers 12 room on 2 floors with or without balcony, double or single, showers are shared. Prices range from CHF 47 to CHF 60 including breakfast. Phone: +41-91-609-1938 Visit the website of

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Monte Gradiccioli – Attractions

Sentiero del castagno: Discover the ancient chestnut forest in Arosio by walking along the “Chestnut path”. It will introduce you into the world of the cultivation of the chestnut in Malcantone. For more information please click here.

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Rivera – How to get there

By private means of transport: Country roads and highway: – 15 km from Lugano – 93 km from Milan – 10 km from Bellinzona – 25 km from Locarno – 40 km from Chiasso Highway A2, exit Rivera – Monte

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Rivera – Lodging

Bed and Breakfast Barbara Pongelli: This bed and breakfast is a family home at a sunny and quiet place that is offering a pool and backyard. Enjoy your breakfast outside or in the cozy living room. The accommodation is at

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Monte Tamaro – How to get there

Monte Tamaro is situated in the triangle between Lugano – Bellinzona – Locarno. Monte Tamaro is easily accessible from Rivera by public and private transportation. A cable car takes you up to Alpe Foppa at 1530 meters above sea level.

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Monte Tamaro – Lodging

Bed and Breakfast Barbara Pongelli: single family home in a sunny and quiet area, with pool and backyard. Breakfast outdoors or in the small living room. The bed and breakfast is only 5 minutes away from the cable car station.

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Monte Gradiccioli – How to get there

By public or private means of transport: It is possible to park your car close to the church in Arosio and then walk along the trails up Monte Gradiccioli.

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Miglieglia – How to get there

By public and private means of transport: You can reach Miglieglia by bus and use the cable car to Monte Lema.

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Rivera – Attractions

Rivera is the valley station of the cable car that goes up Alpe Foppa. Another attraction is the radio station Monte Ash (shared with Bironico) which is listed as a heritage of national importance. On top of Alpe Foppa you

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