The landscape of Switzerland is punctuated with glistening glaciers and dramatic towering peaks, which is superbly suited for quality and world-class hiking adventures. The canton of Ticino is a sanctuary of stunning alpine scenery, including picturesque peaks and the great Lake Maggiore and Lake Lugano. Hiking here offers impressive opportunities.
Italian, German, French and Romansh
Best time to visit
Visit during the warmer months between June and September for ideal hiking conditions
What's the weather like?
The climate of the region is temperate with glacial conditions, and during the summer months receives warm and humid weather
Located in the southern extreme of Switzerland, the canton of Ticino straddles the border with the Italian regions of Piedmont and Lombardy. It is actually the only canton of the country where the official language is Italian. The great lush forests blanket the majority of the canton, as well as being home to two large lakes, Maggiore and Lugano. The climate and altitude also makes it an ideal spot for wine making
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