Isole di Brissago - Bosco Gurin



The Locarnese National Park Project south-north Trekking dei Fiori leads from the subtropical vegetation of the Brissago Islands to the High Alpine mountain world of Bosco Gurin.
Day 1: Acona - Isole Brissago - Brissago - Capanna al Legn

Day 2: Capanna al Legn - Ghiridone - Palagnedra - Lionza - Comino

Day 3: Comino - Ruscada Bagni di Cravegga - Spruga (Comologno)

Day 4: Spruga - Alpe Salei - Alpe Arena - Alpe Porcarescio

Day 5: Alpe Porcarescio - Cimalmotto - Quadrella - Bosco Gurin

The Trekking dei fiori, a new 5-day experience within the local nature and culture, spans the entire region of the Locarnese National Park Project, going from a subtropical climate to the alpine climate. Along the 35km route, you will encounter the Lake Maggiore and the Brissago Islands, then you will touch Mount Ghiridone s summit. You will follow this trekking route towards picturesque villages in the Centovalli, scattered along the historic Market Road, and in the Onsernone Valley, stopping in the suggestive Bagni di Craveggia on Italian territory. Finally, through some mountain pastures, you will arrive at Bosco Gurin, the only Walser village in Ticino.


  • Waterproof clothing, light and warm
  • Hiking boots
  • Gloves, sun cap, change of clothes
  • Backpack maximum 5-8 kg
  • First aid kit with penknife
  • Sleeping bag for overnight in alpine hut
  • Torch, sunglasses, sun cream, water-bottle
  • Hiking map/topographic map
  • Compass
  • Camera
  • Food
  • Raincover for backpacks


Montagnepulite: This project was born to promote an effective management and sustainable use of mountain huts in Ticino, and in particular the litter management. The responsible management of litter in the mountains is a matter of common sense. We can all contribute:

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