Adula massif - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Adula massif
The Adula is a massif in the Lepontine Alps between the Saint-Gothard pass and the Splügen pass, mainly located in the cantons of Grisons and Ticino, but also in Lombardy. Its highest point is the Rheinwaldhorn, the highest peak in Ticino.
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Pizzo di Claro
10.57km from Adula massif
Pizzo di Claro is a fine pyramid-shaped mountain towering high above the village of Claro as well as the city of Bellinzona with an altitude of 2727 meters above sea level. Climbing Pizzo di Claro is not for those without patience. The low elevation of the valley floors in the region creates a big altitude difference with the mountain's summits. A small lake lies west of the summit at 2,198 meters, Lago Canee. Marked trails lead to the summit from both sides, the shortest route starting from ab
11.15km from Adula massif
The Val Calanca is a valley of the Swiss Alps, located in the Lepontine Alps. The valley is drained by the Calancasca, a tributary of the Moesa , at Roveredo. The highest mountains surrounding the Val Calanca are the Puntone dei Fraciòn and the Zapporthorn. The valley belongs to the Moesa District, in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. The main villages are : Rossa, Cauco, Selma, Arvigo, Buseno and Santa Maria in Calanca.
14.8km from Adula massif
The Rheinwaldhorn is the highest point in the Swiss canton of Ticino at 3,402 meters above sea level. It lies on the border between the cantons of Graubünden and Ticino, in the Adula massif, part of the St. Gotthard massif of the Lepontine Alps in southern Switzerland. |The climate and the views are so breathtaking and also it offers a nice experience of natural beauty.
Pizzo di Vogorno
15.62km from Adula massif
Pizzo di Vogorno is a beautiful Pyramid shaped mountain located in the Italian part of Switzerland: Ticino. It is often called the 'Home mountain' of Locarno. Vogorno towers high above this famous city since the altitude difference between summit and city is over 2200 meters. Vogorno is one of the most popular climbing destinations in the Verzasca region.
Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli
15.92km from Adula massif
The church of Santa Maria Degli Angeli is a late Romanesque religious building located in Lugano Centro. The church, which was originally part of a Franciscan monastery, is home to Switzerland's most famous Renaissance fresco. It covers the whole wall of the nave. The "Passion and Crucifixion of Christ" is defined by the great expressiveness and vividness of the individual scenes.
16.04km from Adula massif
The Leventina Valley is the valley formed by the Ticino river from Bedretto to Biasca. nature-lovers can enjoy 650 kilometers of trails immersed in the lush green of the Leventina. All the while, you can enjoy breathtaking views, following in the footsteps of an ancient culture with a tradition going back centuries, preserved in local museums or captured in magnificent masterpieces from the Romanesque period.
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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.