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Alpe Bonello panoramica

Alpe Bonello panoramica

Alpe Bonello

Alpe Bonello



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.

This circular tour takes you to the Italian border region of Sasso Gordona, which played an important role in World War II. From Cabbio, head out to Val Luasca and after several about-turns you’ll arrive at the Alpe della Bonella. From here, walk along the Swiss-Italian border to Rifugio Prabello. Rested and refreshed, you may choose to take a circular route around Sasso Gordona (option A). The original route also takes you past the mountain. Continue along the crest of Valle Cugnolo into Val della Crotta. From there you will recognise the path from the previous leg of the tour. Return to your starting point via Uggine and Orsera.


Alternative A: Sasso Gordona (Alpine itinerary !)


Guided tours on request

Further stages

Next stage: Sentiero Smeraldo Cabbio - Bellavista
Etape before: Sentiero Smeraldo Sagno - Cabbio

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Places along the route: Cabbio – Terzee – Bonello – Prabello – Sasso Gordona – Alpe del Corno – Piazzò – Uggine – Orsera - Cabbio


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Tour history (B00773)

First published: Donnerstag, 24. April 2008

Last updated: Montag, 2. Februar 2015

Tour published by: Presented by www.mendrisiottoturismo.ch

Tour characteristics

Distance: 12.5 km | Time requirement: 5½ h
Ascent: 707 m | Descent: 707 m
Highest point: 1225 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