Cristallina - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Cristallina, 6696 Cevio, Switzerland
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The Cristallina is a mountain of the Lepontine Alps, located in the Swiss canton of Ticino. It is situated between the valleys of Leventina, Val Bavona and Valle di Peccia the latter two belonging to the Valle Maggia. On the west side of the mountain is located the Passo Cristallina with the Cristallina Hut.
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Robièi, at the foot of the glacier Basòdino, is an alpine region of high altitude, rich with lakes, wildlife and exceptional flora. A few kilometers away from Locarno, Robièi is a wonderful place to spend unforgettable days in the open air of fun, sport and tranquility. The region is a paradise for hiking: Robièi is the perfect starting point for many walks to do.
Val Bedretto is a valley in Ticino and has an elevation of 2755 metres. Val Bedretto is situated southeast of All'Acqua, close to Poncione di Vallegia. Its beautiful alpine landscape boasts hiking trails in Summer and opportunities to choose between including downhill skiing, ski-touring cross-country skiing and snowshoe walking. The Bedretto valley is home to the villages of Ossasco, Villa, Bedretto, Ronco and All'Acqua, where you can still experience the unspoilt, genuine farming culture, wher
Lago del Narèt is a high mountain lake in Val Sambuco, Ticino. The interesting feature of this lake is that it is not a naturally arising mountain lake, but a reservoir, formed in 1970 by the construction of two dams around the area. Several mountain streams flow into this lake, which in turn join the River Maggia. It can be easily accessed through the various hiking trails nearby and also offers outstanding views of the Lago del Sambuco and the top section including the dam itself.
San Giacomo Pass is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.313m above the sea level, located in the Lepontine Alps, on the Swiss-Italian border. On the Italian side, the road is extreme: full of hairpins, narrow, gravel, washed out and impassable from September to June. It's a 4x4 track. On the Swiss side, it’s just a walking path. The road links Bedretto on its northern side to Formazza on its southern side. Pic: Andrea Dellamora
The Basòdino is a mountain in the Lepontine Alps on the border between Italy and Switzerland. It is the second-highest peak in the canton of Ticino, after the Rheinwaldhorn. On its summit is located a geodetic point of IGM named 05A901 Monte Basodino. One of the beautiful trekking destination in this area and also it offers a panoramic view of the area from the summit.
Lago del Sambuco is a reservoir above Fusio, in the municipality of Lavizzara, Ticino, Switzerland. Its surface area is 1.11 km². The dam of Sambuco on the Maggia River was completed in 1956. Its maximum height is 130 m and length 363 m. The dam can be crossed on foot, then there is a mountain trail to the foot of the dam and on the other side back to the starting point.
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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.