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Villa in the Bedretto Valley

Villa in the Bedretto Valley

Bedretto Valley

Bedretto Valley

Traces of winter near Ronco

Traces of winter near Ronco

Alpine meadows at Cristallina

Alpine meadows at Cristallina

Tour description

A tour of average difficulty through the Bedretto Valley along the wonderful high mountain path, the «Strada degli Alpi».

From Airolo, passing through the delightful Bedretto Valley, we climb to the old mountain villages of Villa, Bedretto and Ronco. Here we leave the asphalted road and climb to Alpe di Folcra, where the «Strada degli Alpi» begins. This varied high mountain path through meadows offers a wonderful panoramic view of the valley and the Gottard Pass opposite. From Alpe di Pesciüm a rapid descent on the Sentiero degli Alpi takes us to Nante, from where the mountain road returns us to the starting point.


Highlights:

Airolo
«Fondo del Bosco» (on the road leading to the pass)
Museum Fort of Airolo open from 1 July to 30 September, from 13.30 to 15.00 (closed Mondays), at other times by reservation
Funicular railway Airolo-Pesciüm (1970m)
Gottard cheese factory, with demonstrations of cheese-making, tasting and sales

Bedretto Valley
nature, quiet, colours

St Gottard Pass
Road «della Tremola»

St Gottard
National Museum of St Gottard, open from June to October (09.00 – 18.00)
Museum Fort and Refuge, open from June to October (09.00 – 12.00 / 13.00 – 18.00).


Note(s)

Period advised: june - october


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  • Wirklich wunderschöne Tour durchs Bedretto-Tal, Technisch nicht zu anspruchsvoll, 1 kurze Tragepassage. Kann gut kombiniert werden indem nach Nante via Giof nach Gioett gefahren wird. Dort ein schöner Trail hinunter nach Ambri
    Special: Bevor die Abfahrt nach Nante beginnt, kann man zum Bergrestaurant der Alpe Pescium fahren und einkehren...

  • Traumhafte geniesser Tour. Etwas vom schönsten was ich bisher im Tessin gefahren bin. Hier erlebt man landschaftliche Bilder die man nie mehr vergisst. Absolut empfehlenswert ! Die Strada degli Alpi ist gut ausgeschildert (Gelbe Wanderwegweiser). Der Weg dürfte auch ohne GPS-Gerät gut gefunden werden.
    Tendency: Keine sehr starken Steigungen. Bis auf ein paar wenige Stellen an denen man evtl. kurz schieben muss keine besonderen Schwierigkeiten.



Places along the route: Airolo - Villa - Bedretto - Ronco - Alpe di Folcra - Alpe di Cristallina - Alpe di Pesciüm - Nante - Airolo


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Tour history (B00973)

First published: Donnerstag, 22. Februar 2007

Last updated: Dienstag, 2. Juni 2015

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

Tour characteristics

Distance: 31.5 km | Time requirement: 3½ h
Ascent: 960 m | Descent: 960 m
Highest point: 1905 m.a.s.l.

Difficulty S0

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See also

Bellinzonese e Alto Ticino
Sede Leventina
Via della Stazione 22
CH-6780 Airolo
T +41 (0)91 869 15 33
F +41 (0)91 869 26 42
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