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Aussicht vom Trail

Aussicht vom Trail

Tour description

«Walkingtested» path especially selected for the practice of walking and Nordic walking (for reviews and comments see «Information»)

The start is about 200 meters from where the aerial cable car arrives in Cardada in the direction of Cimetta. At the chairlift departure take the trail on the right and pass by the fountain. After about 300 meters, step onto the impressive terrace where you can admire the panorama that sweeps from the Bolle di Magadino nature reserve to the Tamaro and Gambarogno mountain tops, to the Brissago Islands, and to the Gridone (or Ghiridone) peak. The route then unfolds in a lush forest where you can spot deer in the early morning and evening. At the junction, take the trail to the left and climb through abandoned meadows, overgrown with fern and small birch groves, until you reach the fork in the road that leads to Alpe Cardada. Here, take the path to the left and shortly thereafter reach the Alpe Cardada alpine hut. From here take the dirt road downhill. At the beginning of summer, along this stretch you can admire the bright yellow of the gorse in bloom against the purple of the wild thyme. Many butterflies flutter among the mountain flowers. After passing a ski-lift, turn left to reach your starting point.


Type: Trail
Comments: –
Nordic Walking: No tips
Provisions: 2 fountains along the way
Access: Parking at the funicular (Locarno) and aerial cable car (Orselina) departure stations

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Places along the route: Cardada - Chiodo - Cardada


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Tour history (B01586)

First published: Dienstag, 26. August 2008

Last updated: Montag, 8. Juni 2015

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

Tour characteristics

Distance: 4.1 km | Time requirement: 1 h
Ascent: 306 m | Descent: 306 m
Highest point: 1451 m.a.s.l.

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See also

Ascona-Locarno Tourist Office
Infodesk Locarno
Largo Zorzi 1
CH - 6600 Locarno
Tel.: +41 (0)848 091 091
Fax: +41 (0)91 759 76 94