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Valle di Muggio

Valle di Muggio



Casa Cantoni - Cabbio

Casa Cantoni - Cabbio



Tour description

The «Sentiero Smeraldo» (Emerald Trail) is a project of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) realised in co-operation with the office of tourism as part of Switzerland’s «Emerald Network». Its goal is to publicise and raise awareness about the Emerald species and habitats of Mendrisiotto – one of three places in the canton of Ticino richest in these rare and endangered species and habitats.

From Cabbio you will quickly be in Muggio. Here you can leave the hiking path and wander through the woods and meadows where you will discover many different beautiful and rare plants. If you’d like to experience the ambience of one of Ticino’s idyllic villages, we recommend you take a detour and stop in Muggiasca (option A). If you’d prefer to explore the nature reserve area of Mount Generoso, then you should choose option B or C. In either case, you are sure to enjoy this leg of the tour!


Alternative A: Roncapiano - Monte Generoso - Bellavista (+ 215Hm / + 1.5 km / Difficulty: 3)


Guided tours on request

Further stages

Next stage: Sentiero Smeraldo Bellavista - Arogno
Stage before: Sentiero Smeraldo Cabbio - Cabbio

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Places along the route: Cabbio – Muggio – Ronco – Faidello – Muggiasca – Alpe Castello – Cascina d’Armirone - Bellavista


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Tour history (B00774)

First published: Mittwoch, 23. April 2008

Last updated: Donnerstag, 29. Januar 2015

Tour published by: Presented by www.mendrisiottoturismo.ch

Tour characteristics

Distance: 8 km | Time requirement: 5 h
Ascent: 773 m | Descent: 197 m
Highest point: 1221 m.a.s.l.

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See also

Mendrisiotto Turismo
Via Luigi 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