Mountain hikes in Bellinzona and Valleys

Ticino, Switzerland

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Bellinzona and Valleys. 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 mountain hikes.
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The 10 Most Beautiful mountain hikes in Bellinzona and Valleys

Der Matro von Süden
Mountain tour · Bellinzona and Valleys
Matro transgression
Premium content Difficulty difficult
14.8 km
6:30 h
1,133 m
1,133 m
Scenic traverse on partly unmarked trails, suitable for scouts who like it lonely
Blick auf den Piz de Molinera
Mountain tour · Bellinzona and Valleys
Piz de Molinera Crossing
Premium content Difficulty moderate
12 km
6:00 h
1,060 m
1,060 m
The tour takes us up to a beautiful Alpine panorama high above Bellinzona and the Magadino plain. At the Alp di Brogoldone we can enjoy the mountain peaks on the nature terrace.
Aerial view of Lago di Lucendro with the Ticino mountains in the background
Mountain tour · Bellinzona and Valleys
8 Seen-Runde am Gotthard Pass
Premium content Difficulty moderate
10.6 km
4:30 h
476 m
476 m
No fewer than 8 lakes lie in the immediate vicinity of the route of this moderately difficult mountain tour around the legendary St. Gotthard Pass, starting and finishing in San Carlo, not far from the Lago di Lucendro reservoir.
Lago di Leit
Mountain tour · Leventina
Pizzo Forno
Premium content Difficulty moderate
28.1 km
14:00 h
2,400 m
2,600 m
Two-day tour in the wild Ticino. Especially beautiful when the larches are golden. The highlight is the Pizzo Forno, a magnificent lookout pulpit above the Valle Leventina (T4).
Walk on the crest of the mountain
Mountain tour · Ticino
Via Alta della Verzasca
Premium content Difficulty difficult
56.9 km
29:00 h
5,293 m
4,867 m
The Via Alta della Verzasca is a magnificent high trail on a blue-white marked path that offers incredible views over the wild surrounding valleys. 
An der Wegekreuzung auf der Greina
Mountain tour · Adula Group
Großer Walserweg (nach Trego): Et. 18 Vrin - Capanna Motterascio
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage
15.7 km
7:00 h
1,129 m
416 m
Nach einem langen Anmarsch von Vrin bis zum Pass Diesrut erlebt man den grandiosen Blick über die Greina-Ebene (Plaun la Greina) und danach noch zwei Stunden Wanderung durch dieses beeindruckende Naturdenkmal.
Capanna Scaletta
Mountain tour · Adula Group
Steinbockweg Nord - Süd (Sentiero degli stambecchi - nord - sud)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
11.1 km
6:30 h
900 m
1,240 m
Es handelt sich nicht nur um eine Route zwischen zwei Hütten, sondern um eine Verbindung zwischen den Regionen Lukmanier, Piora, Leventina und Greina, Bündnertäler, Luzzone, Adula (Rheinwaldhorn).
Eddelweiss am Passo di Gana Negra
Mountain tour · Disentis Sedrun
Edelweiss-Tour zum Passo di Gana Negra
recommended route Difficulty moderate
5.9 km
2:30 h
507 m
618 m
Im Juli blüht hier das Edelweiss in schöner Gesellschaft mit Alpenastern und Männertreu. T2
Gipfelkreuz des Gaggio
Mountain tour · Bellinzona and Valleys
On the Gaggio
Premium content Difficulty moderate
9.8 km
6:30 h
919 m
919 m
The panoramic tour leads from the Carasso-Mornera mountain station through mountain forests and meadows to the Capanna Albagno. Then it goes up to the summit of the Gaggio, where a far-reaching panoramic view of the surrounding valleys awaits;
Rückblick zum Pizzo di Claro vom Piz de Molinera
Mountain tour · San Bernardino, Mesolcina/Calanca
Pizzo di Claro
Premium content Difficulty difficult
14.6 km
8:00 h
1,400 m
1,400 m
Alpine round tour with beautiful ridge traverse to a popular Ticino panorama peak (T5-).
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Rundwanderung tibetanische Brücke by Jan
November 01, 2022 · Community
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Photo: Jan Stephan, Community
Photo: Jan Stephan, Community
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Trekking dei laghetti alpini by Felix
March 08, 2022 · Community
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Via Alta Vallemaggia by Alex
August 29, 2021 · Community
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