Thematic path 3: Madonna del Sasso - Via Crucis


Description of the itinerary

The Sacret Mount of Madonna del Sasso in Orselina is one of the most important historical and religious places in the Canton Ticino.

From the centre of Locarno one reaches the old access road. Here, at the beginning of the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross), with its stations and chapels ascending to the summit of the rock where the beautiful, newly renovated sanctuary stands and from where there is a magnificent panoramic view.

Short but demanding uphill trail.


  • Suitable for families