Long-distance hikes in Brione (Verzasca)

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Brione (Verzasca). Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful long-distance hikes.
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The 10 Most Beautiful long-distance hikes in Brione (Verzasca)

Gemälde von 1873 von Rudolf Koller. Die Gotthard Reisepost im Val di Tremola.
Long distance hiking trail · Ticino Alps
Gotthard Pass: From Wassen to Lake Maggiore
recommended route Difficulty moderate Multi-stage route
127.2 km
64:00 h
9,716 m
10,431 m
Gotthard crossing from the myth to the real "being" of the 21st century. The alternative route away from traffic.
Refuge Alpe Masnée
Long distance hiking trail · Ascona-Locarno
Stage 4: Rifugio Alpe Masnee-Brione Verzasca
recommended route Difficulty easy Stage 4
9.7 km
3:50 h
348 m
1,665 m
The fourth and last stage of this four-valley tour leads from Vallemaggia to the Verzasca Valley. A nice alternative to experience Ticino away from the lake promenade and palm trees.
Capanna Starlaresc
Long distance hiking trail · Ascona-Locarno
Stage 2: Rifugio Alpe Masnee-Brione Verzasca
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 2
9.7 km
3:50 h
354 m
1,667 m
The second day of the valley crossing from Vallemaggia to the Verzasca Valley is dedicated to the long descent. But there are many nice surprises to discover along the way.
Refuge Alpe Masnée
Long distance hiking trail
Maggia-Rifugio Alpe Masnee-Brione Verzasca
recommended route Difficulty moderate Multi-stage route
19.6 km
9:30 h
2,299 m
1,869 m
Beautiful and physically demanding two-day tour from Vallemaggia into the Verzasca Valley. A break in the midst of alpine scenery.
Long distance hiking trail
Sentiero Verzasca (SvizzeraMobile 74)
recommended route Difficulty difficult Multi-stage route
34.7 km
11:30 h
1,320 m
2,040 m
The Verzascatal valley is known as idyllic - and so is the trail, particularly the first section. It then leads past abandoned alps, a sign that life here was not always so idyllic. Particularly impressive: the mountain village of Corippo.
Alpe Masnee
Long distance hiking trail · Val Verzasca
Brione Verzasca-Capanna Starlaresc-Brione Verzasca
recommended route Difficulty difficult Multi-stage route
15.9 km
8:50 h
1,817 m
1,817 m
A challenging two-day tour in the wilds of the Verzasca valley. A unique experience featuring alpine terrain, stunning views and deep-green mountain lakes.
Brione Verzasca-Rifugio Sambuco-Sonogno
Long distance hiking trail · Val Verzasca
Brione Verzasca-Rifugio Sambuco-Sonogno
recommended route Difficulty difficult Multi-stage route
23.9 km
10:15 h
2,019 m
1,865 m
A two-day tour in remote alpine terrain. A wonderful opportunity for clearing the mind and discovering the natural environment of the Verzasca valley. 
Sonogno
Long distance hiking trail · Ascona-Locarno
Sentiero Verzasca (SvizzeraMobile 74) - Stage 1: Sonogno-Lavertezzo
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 1
13.6 km
3:50 h
220 m
560 m
Sonogno and Lavertezzo with its stone arched bridge are both worth visiting. The countryside between is also delightful: you hike through an area of untouched and stony Ticino mountain landscape and are certain to stop at a typical grotto.
Long distance hiking trail · Ascona-Locarno
Monte Zucchero from Brione and Rifugio Sambuco By Exped Tribe
recommended route Difficulty difficult
26.9 km
10:15 h
2,090 m
2,089 m
Long, secluded, Alpine! A beautiful two-day hike for fit walkers in incredible surroundings!
Ziel in Sicht: Lago Maggiore
Long distance hiking trail · Bellinzona and Valleys
von Airolo zum Lago Maggiore
recommended route Difficulty moderate
77.7 km
31:20 h
5,702 m
6,697 m
Nord-Süd-Durchquerung des Tessin bis zum Lago Maggiore. Airolo Rifugio Garzonera Capanna Campo Tencia Rifugio Alpe Sponda Sonogno Capanna Alpe Nimi Locarno
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