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Nature Footpath

Nature Footpath

Nature Footpath

Nature Footpath

Vetta Monte Generoso (1704 ms/m.)

Vetta Monte Generoso (1704 ms/m.)

Tour description

A long the convenient path which links the Vetta (1620 m) with the Bellavista (1220 m), twelve information tables invite tourists and hikers to stop for a moment to observe some of the natural characteristics of the mountain. The panels are devoted to plant life, pollination, flowers, forests, rocks, fossils, caves, karst phenomena, butterflies and chamois.


Variante A: From the Restaurant Vetta the summit can be reached by a walk of 15 minutes. From the top there are magnificent sweeping views over the italian lake region, the Lombard plain to the Apennines and the Alpine range from the Eiger and the Jungfrau over to the Matterhorn un to Monte Rosa.


Period advised: avril - novembre / december - january

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Places along the route: Vetta - Monte Generoso - Vetta - Piancone - Pianca Comune - Bellavista


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Tour history (B00888)

First published: Donnerstag, 11. Januar 2007

Last updated: Montag, 18. Mai 2015

Tour published by: Presented by www.mendrisiottoturismo.ch

Tour characteristics

Distance: 3.7 km | Time requirement: 1¼ h
Ascent: 100 m | Descent: 100 m
Highest point: 1701 m.a.s.l.

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See also

Mendrisiotto Turismo
Via Lavizzari 2
CH-6850 Mendrisio
Tel: +41 91 641 30 50
Fax: +41 91 641 30 59
E-Mail: info@mendrisiottoturismo.ch
Internet: www.mendrisiottoturismo.ch