Description of the itinerary:
Panoramic excursion ( 6 km ) above Locarno offering a splendid view over Lake Maggiore : take the funicular up to Orselina and continue by cable car till Cardada.The path leads you to Alpe Cardada and the panoramic point at 1496 m . (It is also possible to continue up to Cimetta).
The descent begins just after Alpe Cardada towards Monti di Lego through the hidden Val Resa. In Monti di Lego you can either go towards Mergoscia or continue the descent towards Brione s/Minusio, partially on road (be careful with passing-by cars!).
Returning to Locarno or Orselina is possible by public transport or on foot.
Easy excursion - ideal for adults and children: advisable to use good walking boots.
Requested time: approx. 3 1/2 h.