Ticino

The most beautiful destinations in Ticino: from charming towns and villages such as Bellinzona, Lugano, Ascona, Locarno and Morcote, the enchanting Verzasca and Maggia valleys, the Brissago Islands to deep blue mountain lakes, idyllic vineyards and sublime castles.

Ticino, located in the south of Switzerland on the border with Italy, is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cantons in Switzerland.

With its breathtaking mountain panoramas, clear lakes, evergreen palm trees and Mediterranean dolce vita, it combines the best of both worlds. Here you will find the perfect blend of Swiss coziness and southern flair.

The canton of Ticino is also rich in cultural treasures, culinary highlights and traditional festivals that make a visit an unforgettable experience.

Ticino hike
Here are our highlights in the Ticino region:
Other favorite destinations in the Ticino region:
Maggia Valley – magic spell

Maggia Valley – magic spell

Vallemaggia, also known as the Maggia Valley, is one of the largest valleys in Ticino and was given its name because of its size: Vallis Madiae means Valle Maggiore or "larger"...

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Carona – picturesque jewel

Carona – picturesque jewel

At 602 meters above sea level, nestled between the summit of Monte San Salvatore and Monte Arbostora, lies the charming village of Carona. The old village proudly bears witness...

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Tradition and customs in the Ticino region: