The regions of Ticino: Switzerland

Discover the Regions of Ticino: Travel to Switzerland


Are you looking for a place to spend your holidays where you can experience outdoor activities and excursions, and relaxation, in both natural and city settings? A stone’s throw from home,  regions of Ticino canton of the Switzerland is the ideal place for you!  

Choose the perfect region for your holidays: 

The Locarno area, with the beautiful landscapes of Lake Maggiore, the Basodino Glacier, and magnificent valleys, as well as plenty of campsites where you can spend quality time in the company of friends and family; 


Lugano and the surrounding area; art and culture, but also shopping and nightlife make this region ideal for those looking for the perfect mix of city and nature; 


Mendrisio and its environs, where you can spend fun days getting lost in the hills and vineyards, or discovering the magnificent Breggia Gorge Park, but also plan cultural visits to the museums and outdoor archaeological sites; 


Bellinzona, a region truly defined equally by history and nature, with its famous UNESCO Heritage castles, as well as the gorgeous, wild landscapes found in the valleys of upper Ticino. 

Discovering a region through its cuisine is one of the pleasures of travel. This is why Ticino is now offering a Food & Wine Tour to Bellinzona and Locarno from June 6, 2020, two experiences that are added to the one already offered in Lugano. Led by a local guide, you will discover the historic centers of Lugano, Locarno or Bellinzona during a three and a half hour tour. This visit will not only allow you to learn more about the city but also to stop at typical restaurants and bars to taste Ticino specialties such as regional cheeses, aromatic salametti, risotto or polenta. 

During meals, which will be accompanied by regional wines such as Ticino Merlot, you will also be able to listen to exciting anecdotes about different places in the city. The dessert will obviously not be missing, and will thus end in style this walk-tasting. This guided tour is available all year round by reservation. It is also possible to request a vegetarian or vegan menu