Mountain hikes in Locarno

Ticino, Switzerland

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Locarno. 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 Most Beautiful mountain hikes in Locarno

Mountain tour
Via Alta Vallemaggia
recommended route Difficulty difficult Multistage route
168.7 km
85:00 h
14,107 m
15,512 m
Step by step the horizon widens. Featuring grassy ridges, scree slopes, Alpine lakes, small snowfields, wildflower meadows, rocky ridges, larch woods and passages equipped with chains, the Via Alta Vallemaggia offers a unique trekking experience for hikers seeking a ridgeway adventure in the Vallemaggia region.
Mountain tour · Switzerland
Via Alta Vallemaggia - Stage 16: Salmone-Ponte Brolla
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 16
10.4 km
4:00 h
300 m
1,600 m
The sixteenth and last stage leads in 4 hours from Salmone (1559 m.a.s.l.) to Ponte Brolla (254 m.a.s.l.).  
Mountain tour · Switzerland
Sassariente von Cugnasco
Difficulty difficult
20.8 km
6:28 h
1,929 m
1,928 m
Von Cugnasco über Monti di Motti auf den Sassariente und auf schnellstem Weg wieder zurück.
Mountain tour · Italy
Alpenüberquerung der Superlative "Lorenaldo"
508.6 km
200:45 h
23,037 m
23,976 m
Vom Vierwaldtstättersee via Lago Maggiore, Luganersee bis Comersee - Diese Alpenüberquerung führt von den Urneralpen, über die südlichen Glarneralpen, Bündneralpen und einmal quer durch die Tessineralpen bis nach Italien. Über unzählige Pässe, vorbei an den schönsten Seen, Tälern und Wäldern - diese Alpenüberquerung ist einzigartig vielseitig!
Mountain tour · Minusio
16.7 km
4:33 h
114 m
1,404 m
Abfahrt über Waldweg
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Via Alta Vallemaggia by Alex
August 29, 2021 · Community
Photo: Alex Matzer, Community

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