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Tour description

From Ascona you quickly reach Locarno. From here you cross the cycle street along the shore of the lake up to after Tenero, then you take the cantonal road in direction Valle Verzasca.
On this itinerary a particular technical preparation is not request, however a mediocre physical condition is necessary. On the journey there are numerous Ticino’s beauties to admire:
from the clear shores of the lake up to the river Verzasca with the typical color emerald, the vineyards of Gordola, the dike of obstruction of the Valle Verzasca, as also the famous one «Bridge of the Jumps» of Lavertezzo.

Further stages

Etape before: Ascona - Bellinzona

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Places along the route: Locarno - Muralto - Minusio - Tenero - Gordola - Berzona - Vogorno - Lavertezzo - Brione - Sonogno


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Tour history (B00692)

First published: Mittwoch, 7. Juni 2006

Last updated: Dienstag, 28. Januar 2014

Tour published by: Presented by www.ascona-locarno.com

Tour characteristics

Distance: 32.6 km | Time requirement: 3 h
Ascent: 759 m | Descent: 759 m
Highest point: 918 m.a.s.l.

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See also

Lago Maggiore Tourist Office
Largo Zorzi 1
CH - 6600 Locarno
Tel: +41 (0)848 091 091
Fax: +41 (0)91 785 19 41
E-Mail: info@ascona-locarno.com
Internet: www.ascona-locarno.com