Guided by Giardino: Val Verzasca
A tour through Val Verzasca, the “beauty of nature”
When Ticino shines in the warm shades of autumn, that’s when the Val Verzasca unfolds its unique magic. The paths along the lake shores, graced with the colorful chestnut trees, invite you to take relaxing walks, admiring the quiet beauty of the water and the slowly changing colors of the leaves. Your companion on this tour is chief concierge Claudio Caser, who can look back on over 30 years of experience. He will gladly share his profound knowledge of the region with you and enrich your tour with exciting stories. This is a day that will be remembered and will show the uniqueness of Ticino in all its facets.
The vintage bus tour
At 10:30 a.m. our vintage bus will be waiting to take you on a journey through the breathtaking landscape of the Val Verzasca. Your first stop is at 11:00 a.m. at the Verzasca Dam, known from the James Bond movie “Goldeneye”. Only 15 minutes later you will reach the “Ponte dei Salti”, an impressive double arch bridge from the 17th century. At 12:30 p.m. you will arrive in Sonogno, a small village at the end of the Val Verzasca. From here you will take a leisurely walk to the “Grotto Efra”, a traditional Ticino inn, where a traditional Ticino lunch awaits you. Well strengthened, you will continue at 2:30 p.m. to the “Mulino di Frasco”, a historical mill, which gives a vivid testimony of the former life in the region. After an eventful day, the vintage bus will take you back to the hotel at 4:30 p.m.. A tour combining history, culture and natural beauty of Ticino in an impressive way.
from 6 to 20 persons
Children up to 6 years: free of charge
Children from 6-13 years: CHF 15
Adults: CHF 25
*The price for lunch is paid by the participants themselves.Request now