Gridone, Palagnedra, Switzerland
The Gridone, Ghiridone, or Monte Limidario is a mountain of the Lepontine Alps, overlooking Lake Maggiore near Brissago. At 2,188 meters above sea level, its summit straddles the border between Italy and Switzerland. The summit can be easily reached from both sides, although it is nearly 2,000 meters above Lake Maggiore.
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Centovalli is a valley and a municipality in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. It is composed of 19 villages or hamlets "frazioni".The Centovalli is a hiking paradise. It offers untouched nature, breathtaking vistas, and a dense, well-groomed network of hiking trails.
The Brissago Islands are one of Ticino’s most magical places - a small subtropical paradise on Lake Maggiore that is easily accessible by boat. The islands were used as a refuge by early Christians. The smaller Brissago island is covered by vegetation that grows of its own accord, and that is kept in its natural state.
Pizzo Ruscada is the second highest mountain in the north of Centovalli in the Ticino Alps. With a height of 2,004 meters, you can enjoy a fantastic view of the Centovalli to Monte Rosa and Lake Maggiore. It lies on the range between the valley of Onsernone and Centovalli. One of the beautiful trekking destination and also it is famous for camping too.
The Valle Onsernone is one of the most impressive and mysterious valleys in Ticino. Characteristics are the thick forests, spectacular gorges, and white water. This rather isolated place can be reached by a winding road. The natural evocative beauty of this valley is the perfect setting for a hike through its magnificent woods or to the highest mountain peaks.
Monte Verità is a place of beauty and peace, where you can rediscover the flavour of history and the energy of nature. The park is considered one of the energetic places of the Canton Ticino. The great wooded park of more than 72’000 square metres, which tells the story of a century in an uncontaminated area, was created by the founders of the vegetarian colony and later purchased by the baron Eduard von der Heydt. One of the main attractions of this area.
The Vigezzo Valley or more commonly called Vigezzo Valley is one of seven valleys that branch off from the Val d'Ossola and connects the ' Italy with Switzerland. It is known as the Valley of the Painters for the historical presence of landscape and portrait painters. In the valley there are many beautiful villages: Druogno, Santa Maria Maggiore, Malesco and Re at the valley floor; Toceno, Craveggia and Villette on the slopes.
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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.