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Tour description

From the National Sport Centre (C.S.T.) reach the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and follow the road that leads to the centre of Tenero passing by the train station. At the roundabout of the cantonal road take the 1st exit in the direction of Bellinzona. Follow the road until the centre of Gordola and, just before the post office, turn left in the direction of Valle Verzasca. Along the way you will pass by Vogorno, Lavertezzo, Brione Verzasca, Gerra Verzasca, Frasco and at last you will reach Sonogno.


Alternative A: You can also start this excursion in Locarno (Locarno – Tenero 5 km). From the Lido of Locarno cycle along the lake in the direction of the town centre. Once at the ship landing crossing continue straight ahead in the direction of Bellinzona/Lugano, passing by the train station, the San Vittore Church and Palazzo dei Congressi di Muralto. Go on straight along Via Nessi, then Via Simen and pay attention to the Switzerland Mobility road signs to reach the National Sport Centre.


The whole excursion follows different cantonal roads. Please be careful!

Available parking:
Tenero: at the C.S.T. – free / Locarno: at the Lido (Alternative A)

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Places along the route: Tenero - Gordola - Sonogno


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Tour history (B01515)

First published: Donnerstag, 22. Mai 2008

Last updated: Montag, 6. Juli 2015

Tour published by: Presented by www.ascona-locarno.com

Tour characteristics

Distance: 27.4 km | Time requirement: 2½ h
Ascent: 762 m | Descent: 762 m
Highest point: 918 m.a.s.l.

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See also

Ascona-Locarno Tourist Office
Infodesk Tenero e Valle Verzasca
Via al Giardino 3
CH - 6598 Tenero
Tel.: +41 (0)91 759 77 44
Fax: +41 (0)91 759 77 60