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Biasca, church of Santi Pietro e Paolo

Biasca, church of Santi Pietro e Paolo



Ponte Legiuna

Ponte Legiuna

Biasca, Casa Pellanda - photo: P.Brioschi

Biasca, Casa Pellanda - photo: P.Brioschi

Waterfall at Santa Petronilla - photo: R.Gerth

Waterfall at Santa Petronilla - photo: R.Gerth

Tour description

An easy tour which takes us along the - lower Blenio Valley.

Taking the old road from Biasca we arrive first at Loderio and continue to Semione on a path through fields and meadows. At Malvagia we start the climb on a small mountain road which takes us to - Pontironetto. A little before turning into the Pontironetto Valley we descend to Ponte Legiuna on the old mule track and then return by toad to the starting point.


Cascata Santa Petronilla
Romanesque Church of St Peter and St Paul (national monument), built in the XI and XII centuries
Casa Cavalier Pellanda, important «bourgeois» house dating from 1586

Church of the Natività di Maria

Ruins of the castle of Serravalle
Minerals and fossils museum
chapel of the dead

Motto di Dongio
Church of St Peter

Cable car Malvaglia - Monte Dagro (1,413m)
Church of S Martina
Pagani House (perhaps from XI)


Period advised: march - december

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Places along the route: Biasca - Loderio Ponte - Semione - Malvaglia - Pontironetto - Ponte Legiuna - Loderio Ponte - Biasca


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Tour history (B00975)

First published: Donnerstag, 22. Februar 2007

Last updated: Dienstag, 2. Juni 2015

Tour published by: Presented by www.bellinzonese-altoticino.ch

Tour characteristics

Distance: 21.8 km | Time requirement: 2 h
Ascent: 440 m | Descent: 440 m
Highest point: 725 m.a.s.l.

Difficulty S0

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See also

Bellinzonese e Alto Ticino
Sede Biasca e Riviera
Contrada Cavalier Pellanda 4
CH-6710 Biasca
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