Valle di Lodano

The ancient beech woods of the Lodano Valley are among the new official candidates for UNESCO World Heritage status.

Valle di Lodano

A huge forest reserve covering a fascinating area that includes precious natural features enriched by numerous examples of traditional human activity. Not for nothing, the beech woods of the Lodano Valley are officially vying for recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Four excursions have been created to help you discover the Lodano Valley and its captivating landscape. The first two can be completed in a day, while the other two require two days each with the option to stay overnight at the hut near the Alp da Canaa. Each excursion is focused on a particular theme.


Information desk

Ascona-Locarno Turismo
Centro Punto Valle
Via Vallemaggia 10
6670 Avegno
[email protected]

Opening hours 22.10.2018 - 30.04.2019
Monday - Friday: 09.00-12.00 / 14.00-17.00
Saturday, Sunday and holidays: closed
Easter Saturday: 09.00-12.00 / 14.00-17.00 

Opening hours 01.05. - 20.10.2019
Monday - Friday: 09.00-12.00 / 14.00-18.00
Saturday: May/June/September/October: 09.00-12.00
July/August: 09.00-12.00 / 14.00-17.00
Sunday and holidays: May/June/September/October: closed
July/August: 09.00-12.00
Ascension/Sunday of Pentecost: 09.00-12.00 / 14.00-17.00

The opening hours during public holidays are subject to change without notice.

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