Grand Tour of Ticino

Discover the beauty of Ticino


In the Grand Tour of Ticino, participants will travel from north to south, discovering the unique characteristics of each of the 4 regions of Ticino. An enjoyable trip for all.

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Day 1 - Bellinzonese e Alto Ticino


A journey through history and nature.

Program

Day 2 - Ascona-Locarno


The allure of the dolce vita.

Program

  • From 7:00 Breakfast at the hotel
  • 08:30 Transfer by bus to Orselina
  • 09:00 Ride on the Orselina-Cardada cable car to the mountain peak
  • 10:15 Return to Orselina by cable car and transfer to Brissago by bus 
  • 10:45 Arrival to Brissago and cruise to the Brissago Islands
  • 11:30 Workshop and lunch at Villa Emden
  • 13:30 Transfer to Ascona 
  • 15:00 Excursion with e-bike from Ascona to Locarno
  • 17:00 Transfer in hotel and check-in
  • 17:15 Time at leisure
  • 19:00 Dinner at the BLU Restaurant in front of the lake, Locarno

Day 3 - Lake Lugano


Where the city merges with nature.

Program

  • From 7:00 Breakfast at the hotel
  • 09:00 Transfer to Rivera
  • 09:30 Arrival to Rivera at Tamaro Park – Choose the activity you like the most!
  • 11:30 Lift to Mt. Tamaro with cable car
  • 12:00 Lunch at the peak of Mt. Tamaro at the Restaurant Alpe Foppa (1530 m)
  • 13:30 Visit of the Santa Maria degli Angeli church with stunning view
  • 14:15 Descent and transfer to Lugano
  • 15:00 Private boat cruise on Lake Lugano with aperitif
  • 17:00 ca. Return and hotel check-in
  • 17:15 Time at leisure
  • 19:00 Dinner at the Metamorphosis restaurant, Lugano-Paradiso

Day 4 - Mendrisiotto


Among vineyards and hills full of history.

Program

  • From 7:00 Breakfast at the hotel
  • 09:00 Transfer by bus from Lugano to Balerna
  • 09:30 Visit the Coffee Museum
  • 11:30 Transfer and lunch at Al Serpiano Hotel & SPA
  • 13:30 Visit the Fossil Museum of the Mt. San Giorgio
  • 15:00 Transfer in hotel, check-in and time at leisure
  • 17:30 Meeting point at the Cantina Sociale for visit and wine tasting
  • 19:00 Dinner at Grotto Bundi, Mendrisio