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Monte Lema

Monte Lema, 6986 Miglieglia, Switzerland

Mountain Peaks

About Monte Lema

Mount Lema is the most majestic summit of Italian Switzerland. Its natural green terrace overlooks the Southern valleys of Ticino, the Lake of Lugano, the Valleys of Luino, and of Lake Maggiore. It constitutes an important natural oasis, from which numerous and fascinating hikes start out; these follow the mountain crest and wind around mountain ridges through a breathtaking scenario.



Attractions near Monte Lema

Monte Gradiccioli5.49km from Monte Lema

Monte Gradiccioli is a mountain of the Lugano Prealps, located between Indemini and Sigirino in the canton of Ticino. It lies south of Monte Tamaro, on the range between Lake Maggiore and Lake Lugano. One of the beautiful mountain in the area which is suitable for trekking and other adventure activities too.

Monte Tamaro7.49km from Monte Lema

The striking 1962 meter-high mountain lies precisely between Locarno und Lugano – and is famous for the Santa Maria degli Angeli church. Monte Tamaro has a fabulous choice of activities for a full day out. There is also a cable car to reach the summit and it offers beautiful views of the Swiss and Italian mountains and lakes.

Monte Gambarogno7.96km from Monte Lema

Monte Gambarogno is a mountain of the Lugano Prealps, overlooking Lake Maggiore in the canton of Ticino. It lies on the range between Lake Maggiore and Lake Lugano, culminating at Monte Tamaro.  The summit is a popular vantage point and is easily accessible with a road culminating at the Alpe di Neggia.

Alpe di Neggia7.97km from Monte Lema

Alpe di Neggia is a high mountain pass in the Swiss Alps in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.  It connects Vira and Indemini. The pass lies in the saddle between Monte Tamaro and Monte Gambarogno. The maximum grade of the pass road is 12 percent. One of the beautiful and panoramic location in this area which is suitable for trekking and camping too.

Monte Caslano9.28km from Monte Lema

Caslano, a village in the Malcantone region located on the Ceresio lakeside, is dominated by the mount of the same name, sometimes also called Sassalto. At some 500m high, it is almost entirely surrounded by the lake. The peninsula where the mount is located is a very attractive natural landscape, offering in a limited space a wide range of botanical species, representative of the entire Ticino region.  It was one of the famous regions in this area and also it attracts a lot of tourists by its n

Cathedral of Saint Lawrence9.82km from Monte Lema

The Cathedral of Saint Lawrence is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland. It was founded in the High Middle Ages but rebuilt in the late 15th century, with the façade completed in 1517. It is the seat of the Diocese of Lugano and dedicated to Saint Lawrence of Rome. One of the famous pilgrimage centers in this area and also a famous tourist destination too.

Where is Monte Lema

Discover more attractions in Ticino, where Monte Lema is located

Ticino65 attractions

The canton is named after the river Ticino, it is the only canton where Italian is the sole official language and represents the bulk of the Italian-speaking area of Switzerland. Ticino hosts two World Heritage sites: the Three Castles of Bellinzona and Monte San Giorgio.