Nature Trail recommended route

Lodano Cultural and Natural History Trail

Nature Trail · Ascona-Locarno
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The proposed circular trail takes you through Lodano's foothills and valley floor. 
easy
Distance 5.5 km
1:35 h
180 m
180 m
432 m
328 m
Along 18 stations, you will immerse yourself in varied landscapes, discover traces of past human activities including rural artifacts, and experience the area's beautiful natural surroundings. The itinerary is suitable for families and for all those who like to walk, observing the landscape's peculiarities with a curious and unhurried eye.

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Copyright photos: Giovanni Cassari - Azzurro Imaging

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Mariano Berri 
Update: December 13, 2023
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Highest point
432 m
Lowest point
328 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Asphalt 17.51%Forested/wild trail 33.04%Path 49.43%
Asphalt
1 km
Forested/wild trail
1.8 km
Path
2.7 km
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Start

Lodano (344 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'696'070E 1'123'673N
DD
46.257626, 8.684596
DMS
46°15'27.5"N 8°41'04.5"E
UTM
32T 475691 5122720
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Destination

Lodano

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'696'070E 1'123'673N
DD
46.257626, 8.684596
DMS
46°15'27.5"N 8°41'04.5"E
UTM
32T 475691 5122720
w3w 
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Equipment

  • Hiking daypack (approx. 20 liters) with rain cover
  • Comfortable and sturdy footwear
  • Adequate and durable outdoor clothing in multiple layers
  • Telescope sticks if necessary
  • Sun and rain protection
  • Snacks and drinking water
  • First aid kit
  • Penknife
  • Mobile phone, headlight if necessary
  • Maps

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  • On the traces of Mr. Geiser
  • The path of the three rivers
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.5 km
Duration
1:35 h
Ascent
180 m
Descent
180 m
Highest point
432 m
Lowest point
328 m
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