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Leventina

Whoever placed the St. Gotthard in the heart of Europe gave the people of the Leventina valley a priceless gift: three enchanted worlds. Take your time when visiting the Upper, Middle and Lower Valley and be guided by the strange effect of time in this region. Strange, because as you travel up the valley from the south you climb 800 metres and go from spring to mid-winter in just over half an hour. These variations in climate influence the vegetation which is universally lush but varies enormously, ranging from palm trees and romantic vineyards to thick pine forests. It isn’t surprising therefore that the choice of activities and events on offer for tourists is kaleidoscopic.

 

Enjoy 650 kilometres of forest hiking paths on foot, on mountain bike or on horseback; take some of the steepest funiculars and most modern cableways in the world to reach vast networks of ski runs, comfortable refuge huts, magnificent lakes and alpine pastures. Stop to admire the breathtaking views and discover the ancient customs and history of the valley by paying a visit to local museums and some splendid examples of Romanesque architecture. A further fascinating aspect of the region is the existence, side by side, of ancient history and the futuristic technology currently being used to build the longest railway tunnel in the world.

 

Here there is a hunger for the future, a desire for innovation, but at the same time, an ever increasing appetite for a return to the values of traditional cuisine where local products such as cheeses, wine, pork products, mushrooms and chestnuts acquire gourmet status. Nature and sport. History and culture. Fine cuisine and local products. Three different worlds but only one philosophy……. genuine and traditional hospitality!

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Events Agenda
20 December 2014 - 30 June 2017
"No limits! I campioni dell'altitudine"

Mostra a cura del Museo Cantonale di Storia Naturale sugli straordinari adattamenti di piante e animali alle condizioni estreme dell'ambiente alpino

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25 April 2015
Gotthard Open

Esposizione di mucche di primo parto, 12.a edizione, dalle ore 09.00

 

www.gotthard-open.ch

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03 May 2015
Sagra di San Gottardo
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03 May 2015, 11:00
Festa patronale di Sant'Atanasio

ore 11.00 Santa Messa, a seguire aperitivo offerto e alle ore 12.30 pranzo in comune (è gradita la prenotazione al numero 091 866 22 06)

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Special offers
01 January 2014 - 31 December 2015
Panoramic Ticino

Discover the city of Bellinzona from the high, with its castles UNESCO, breath-taking landscapes and other wonders.

 

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02 January 2014 - 02 January 2016
Offer Railaway "Bellinzona and its castles"

20% reduction on the train journey to Bellinzona and back 20% reduction on admission to the museum at the castle of Castelgrande A voucher worth CHF 5.00 to put towards a souvenir from Bellinzona Turismo.

 

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19 March - 31 December 2015
Culture Pass - Entrance Ticket to the Three Castles of Bellinzona

The Culture Pass is an entrance ticket to the Three Castles of Bellinzona, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2000, and the civic museum Villa dei Cedri.

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19 March - 30 April 2015
SPRING OFFER

Stay overnight in Bellinzona from March 19 to April 30 and receive free entry to the Castles of Bellinzona, a UNESCO World Heritage site!

 

Book now at one of the following hotels:

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27 March - 31 December 2015
COOP SWISS TRIPS

More discounts, more fun!
Even the Castles of Bellinzona are among the many offers through Swiss Trips.
Use an online Swiss Trips coupon or 250 Super Points for each ticket.
Enjoy!

 

www.swisstrips.ch

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01 April - 31 October 2015
UNESCO World Heritage properties in Ticino

CASTLES OF BELLINZONA + MOUNT SAN GIORGIO

 

2 DAYS AT THE PRICE OF CHF 295.– per person
Single room: CHF 180.– per day

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04 April - 31 October 2015
Visite guidate

Tutti i sabati / jeden Samstag/chaque samedi/every Saturday

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17 April 2015, 08:30
Prevendita biglietti Nomadi in concerto

È iniziata la prevendita dei biglietti per il concerto dei Nomadi del 12 giugno 2015 alle ore 22.30 presso il Centro Polisport di Olivone.

Trovate i biglietti nelle 4 sedi dell'Organizzazione Turistica Regionale Bellinzonese e Alto Ticino: Olivone, Biasca, Bellinzona e Airolo.

Costo del biglietto Fr. 35.-.