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Locarno to Golino

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  • Aussichtsfelsen mit Blick auf Lago Maggiore
    Aussichtsfelsen mit Blick auf Lago Maggiore
    Photo: Mike Heini, Outdooractive Redaktion
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easy
Distance 20.4 km
2:01 h
243 m
243 m
430 m
196 m

A leisurely loop from Locarno to Intragna via Golino and back. The tour leads past inviting places on the Maggia and Melezza rivers. After the only ascent, from Golino in the direction of Arcegno, a viewing rock awaits as a highlight, where it is worth stopping for a while.

From Locarno - Losone via Cavagliano to Intragna. First along the Maggia River and then the Melezza, there are numerous opportunities to spend time by the water when sport is not the only focus. At Intragna we cross a small bridge with a view to Locarno and up to the big bridge of the main road into the Centovalli. Then continue in the direction of Golino. A few metres after the Grotto Brunoni take the road that branches off to the right. The ascent is now demanding on our walls for a short while. However, the narrow tarred road is hardly ever used and the ascent is pleasant and peaceful. At the top we find a path branching off from the road in the form of a nature trail, along which we reach the lookout rock by bike or on foot. The place is pure silence and offers a wonderful view of the surrounding woods, mountains and Locarno with Lake Maggiore. The last stop is at the top of the hill. The last stretch now takes us via Arcegno on the road back to Locarno. Alternatively, if you


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Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. (Lao Tzu) To be in motion, break new ground, experience the unexpected, get inspired - Outdoor-experiences make me feel alive

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Mats Zellweger
July 25, 2022 · Community
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Dominik Hugi
June 03, 2019 · Community
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When did you do this route? May 29, 2019
Photo: Dominik Hugi, Community

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