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Theme paths

The Olive Grove Trail

Gandria

This path passes through an area where the remains of ancient olive trees may still be seen and in which the olive tree has just recently been re-introduced. Detail


The Chestnut Tree Trail

Arosio

Explore the land of chestnut trees. Detail


Tematic paths of San Grato park

Lugano-Carona

This park with its 62.000 sq. meters has the largest and most varied collection of azaleas, rhododendrons and conifers of the entire Insubric Region. There is also a breathtaking view from the park overlooking the immediate surroundings all the way to the peaks of the Alpine chain. Detail


Between sky and earth

Miglieglia

A way of approaching nature that permits one to observe its ecosystem and understand its evolution. Detail


Monte San Salvatore Nature trail

Paradiso

Discover the fascinating wonders of the nature of Monte San Salvatore, located few steps away form the city. Detail


The Historical Sonvico Nature Trail

Lugano-Sonvico

This trail wants to make you stop and consider how delicate and complex the relationship between living organisms is and the role that each of us plays in modifying the fragile environmental balance that surrounds us. The comparison between past and present, which emerges at every step we take during our excursion, will make us more aware of all this. Detail


The Trail of Marvels

Novaggio

Alla scoperta di muri a secco, mulini, magli, castelli, fornaci e miniere. Detail


A day in Capriasca / Nature Paths of the middle Capriasca region

Capriasca

The nature paths of middle Capriasca are an opportunity to rediscover the natural landscape, the animal and vegetable world, the historical and cultural roots and the different living and working contexts of its inhabitants. Detail


The Natural Park of Mount Caslano

Caslano

Mount Caslano is a very interesting natural landscape and is strictly protected. Detail


The “Storytelling” Trail

Capriasca

Along this trail you’ll be able to discover local stories and legends. With this initiative we would like to provide you with the possibility of discovering and appreciating the enchanting Capriasca region. Detail


Art presences

Brè s/Lugano

We propose that the larger public get acquainted with this charming little village. Detail


The Water Trail Revisited

Sessa

This itinerary aims at highlighting the tokens of past history and of the natural environment and proposes much food for thought on the relationship between man and water in the past and in the present. Detail


Man’s Traces

Castelrotto

An ideal combination of culture, history and nature. Detail


The San Zeno Nature Path

Origlio

This educational path was created with the idea of getting as many peoples as possible to come in contact with nature. Detail


The path of the senses

Vico-Morcote

The path of the senses was designed for everyone to rediscover the joy of experiencing nature with our senses: smelling, hearing, tasting, seeing and touching it. A direct approach to all kinds of sensations and stimuli. Detail


The Sun Dial Itinerary

Arosio

Discovery of the most beautiful sun dials in Malcantone. Detail


Gandria’s archeological and naturalistic trail

Gandria

This didactical trail offers you the possibility to approach nature and the history of this region in the most ideal of ways. Detail


Sensations in Capriasca

Capriasca

Envisaged for the blind or for those with eyesight problems but at disposition of everyone! Detail


On Hermann Hesse’s Footsteps

Montagnola

This itinerary leads you to certain points of the landscape on the Golden Hill, which were especially dear to the poet and that are reflected in his works. Detail


Art's Trail

Curio

Discovering some of the artists of Malcantone along a circuit which goes across five tipical villages. Detail


A Trail of the Past: Melide – Carona

Melide

History, fauna, forests, wood, geology, erratic boulders and “cuppellar” boulders... Detail