Alzasca is a cosy hiking cabin above Maggiatal, located on the col to Valle di Vergeletto. It is a simple, rustic stone building typical for Ticino, surrounded by sparse larch forests. It is the starting point for summit ascensions, various hikes between the valleys and to two scenic mountain lakes. The access is sometimes on historical trails chopped out of the rock.
The typical Ticinese stone building defined by rural simplicity is situated in the Maggia Valley at 1,734 meters.
There is a fully equipped kitchen with running water, wood-burning and gas stove, 22 beds (with down comforters) as well as a common rooms for 30 persons and a WC with washing facility.
All ascents take four to five hours, the Alzasca Hut is an ideal starting point for numerous hiking tours from valley to valley.
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- A few minutes from the lake and river
- In the mountains
- Panoramic view
- Animals allowed
- Open in Winter
- Guarded hut
- Meals on request
- Booking required
- Breakfast service
- Soft drinks sales
- Use of the kitchen area