The region of Leventina


Nature lovers can explore 650 kilometers of trails in the beautiful Leventina valley, whether on foot, mountain bike, or horseback. For a unique experience, they can ride the Ritom Funicular, one of the steepest in the world, or take modern cable cars to access long ski slopes, cozy mountain huts, and enchanting alpine lakes. Along the way, they can enjoy breathtaking views and immerse themselves in ancient culture and centuries-old traditions, preserved in small museums or passed down through splendid Romanesque masterpieces. The Gotthard region, also famous for the world’s longest rail tunnel, features the Tremola, Switzerland’s longest historic road artifact, which offers a fascinating ascent along the south side of the pass, providing truly stunnings views.

Ticino Ticket

One ticket for free travel on public transportation throughout Ticino and many more benefits. More information on the website ofTicino Turismo.

Touring Club Suisse

Current traffic situation

All the information you need to plan your trip: route calculator, traffic forecast, weather and the current situation on the Swiss road network.

Tips / links

The most beautiful cycling routes in Switzerland.

Airolo Cable Cars
Discover the summer and winter activities offered in this picturesque mountain landscape.

Leventina tourism
Everything you want to know about the Leventina Valley and its wonders.

Cabin Tremorgio
Tremorgio cabin welcomes hiking enthusiasts to a friendly environment.

Lake Ritom
Europe’s steepest funicular railway will take you to the beautiful Ritom-Piora region.

Info Boulder
An interesting and always up-to-date guide for boulder lovers: events, manifestations, practical tips.

City of Faido
Faido is the capital of Leventina and the most populated municipality in the valley.

New Carì
Info on ski slopes and winter activities.

Pro Media Leventina
Presents the association, activities, restoration of the historic road in the Piottino Gorge, and excursions along the Piottino circuit and the Leventina low road.

Swiss Canyon
The Internet guide to the most beautiful canyons in Ticino and Switzerland.

Excursion proposals Near Camping Gottardo di Chiggiogna

Rock routes
Collection of the best routes around Camping Gottardo in Chiggiogna.

Mountain bike
Some proposals for exploring the beautiful area
Piccolo Manuale del Camperista

Gotthard Pass
The most important pass for the North-South axis is rich in history and culture.

Gotthard South Stalvedro
The ideal rest area before tackling the Gotthard tunnel.

Follow train movements throughout the Swiss rail network in real time.

Museum of Leventina
Exhibits agricultural, handicraft, religious items, traditional costumes. Opening hours, location, contacts.

Alpe Sponda cabin
The Alpe Sponda cabin is located on a wide, sunny terrace in the Chironico valley at an altitude of 1997 meters above sea level.