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From Monte Lema to Monte Tamaro

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  • Blick von der Bassa di Indemini zu Monte Tamaro, Motto Rotondo und Marnera.
    Blick von der Bassa di Indemini zu Monte Tamaro, Motto Rotondo und Marnera.
    Photo: Herbert Sennhäuser_Rüti-CH
Distance 13.6 km
5:00 h
1,163 m
1,185 m
1,962 m
1,472 m
Between Monte Tamaro and Monte Lema stretches a sunny mountain ridge over 10 km long. This traverse was awarded the "Hiking Oscar" in Germany as an exceptionally beautiful tour.

The tour from Monte Lema to Monte Tamaro is an impressive ridge walk over the green, sunny hills of Ticino, offering us a breathtaking panorama in all directions. First we take the cable car from Miglieglia up to the mountain station below Monte Lema. After a short detour to Monte Lema with its huge cross, we follow the course of the ridge in constant ups and downs over several peaks to Monte Tamaro, the highlight of the tour. Here, a magnificent panoramic view awaits us, including the Monte Rosa and Bernina groups. On the way down to the mountain station of the Rivera-Alpe Foppa cable car is the serviced Capanna Tamaro, which invites us to take a break on its sunny panorama terrace. Another highlight is the mountain church of Santa Maria degli Angeli, designed by the world-famous Ticino architect. The cable car takes us down to Rivera, from where a shuttle bus takes us back to the starting point.


Parts of this content were machine translated using German as the source language

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The routes from this source come from years of cooperation between Outdooractive AG and the ADAC publishing house in Munich. More than 80 hiking tour books were produced throughout Germany and at popular holiday destinations in Italy, Spain and Portugal. A special feature are the ADAC children's hiking guides, which are tailored to the needs of young explorers and their parents. 

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Teddy B
October 07, 2019 · Community
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When did you do this route? September 10, 2010
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