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Pizzo Centrale - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Pizzo Centrale, 6780 Andermatt, Switzerland

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About Pizzo Centrale

Pizzo Centrale is an 11.6 kilometer out and back trail located near Airolo, Ticino, Switzerland that features a lake. It primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching. It is located on the border between the cantons of Uri and Ticino.

Attractions Near Pizzo Centrale

Gemsstock2.68km from Pizzo Centrale

Gemsstock is a mountain of the Swiss Lepontine Alps, overlooking Andermatt in the canton of Uri. A glacier named Gurschenfirn lies over its northern flanks. The Gemsstock is a subpeak of the higher Chastelhorn, lying approximately one-kilometre south-west. It is one of the main attraction in this area and a lot of tourists visits this place every year.

Gotthard-Strassentunnel (Gotthard Tunnel)

The Gotthard Road Tunnel in Switzerland runs from Göschenen in the canton of Uri at its northern portal, to Airolo in Ticino to the south, and is 16.9 kilometres in length below the St Gotthard Pass, a major pass of the Alps. At the time of construction, in 1980, it was the longest road tunnel in the world; it is currently the fifth-longest. Although it is a motorway tunnel, part of the A2 from Basel to Chiasso, it consists of only one bidirectional tube with two lanes. With a maximum elevation

Sasso San Gottardo
Sasso San Gottardo4.29km from Pizzo Centrale

The Sasso da Pigna fortress is a Swiss artillery plant on the Gotthard Pass in the municipality of Airolo in the canton of Ticino. The work created in 1943 was abolished as a fighting facility in 1998 and opened as the Museum Sasso San Gottardo in 2012.

Gotthard Pass
Gotthard Pass4.56km from Pizzo Centrale

One of the best-known and most important alpine pass in Switzerland. For decades the Gotthard Pass on up to 2.091m above the sea level has been the only connection between canton Uri in the North and canton Ticino in the South of the Alps. Crossing the Gotthard mountain massif via the alpine pass, however, is still the most scenic and adventurous experience and sometimes the best alternative to avoid traffic before the tunnel. ​

Lago di Lucendro
Lago di Lucendro5.96km from Pizzo Centrale

Lago di Lucendro is an 11.1-kilometer loop trail located near Airolo, Ticino, Switzerland that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.

Piz Badus
Piz Badus6.18km from Pizzo Centrale

A beautiful and adventurous mountain which was located in the border of the cantons of Uri and Graubünden. There is also a lake in this area. Adventure lovers can explore this area and is also suitable for sight seeing.

Where is Pizzo Centrale

Discover More Attractions in Uri, Where Pizzo Centrale Is Located

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The canton of Uri is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland and a founding member of the Swiss Confederation. It is located in Central Switzerland. The canton's territory covers the valley of the Reuss between the St. Gotthard Pass and Lake Lucerne.