Alternatively, you can spend this time strolling through the local villages or along the shores of the lake before enjoying a delicious cappuccino on a sun terrace.
The influence of different of cultures means that the region plays host to a wide variety of traditions. There is, however, one thing that most of these traditions have in common – they focus primarily on food and drink, such as wine. In autumn, the grapes are ripe and the sweet berries are picked, with both being used to make sophisticated wine. The chestnuts are also ripe enough to eat in autumn and are used in delicious dishes in restaurants.
Goats were and still are an important part of Ticinese traditions. The Capra Nera di Verzasca (black goat from Verzasca) is not just a symbol of the Valle Verzasca, but is also an important source of nutrition. For this reason, the gastronomic goat meat festival takes place every year.