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beautiful hike, very easy to reach. you can go up with the funicular or with the car. from there you can walk around the lake or go up to some mountains. it's a lovely area, especially with sunny weather
Start with the funicular from Airolo up to Piotta, one of the steepest in the world with an incline of 87%, then an easy walk on the paved road to the dam at Lago Ritom. Hiking trails appropriate for virtually everyone begin and the views...More
The second steepest funicular railway in Europe was built in 1917 when the SBB enlarged the natural lake Ritom and turned it into a reservoir to provide power for the Gotthard Railway. On completion of the reservoir in 1921 the funicular has been available for...More
Just been there, one of my favorite spots in Valle Leventina. You can either get there by car (mind you, mountain roads are narrow...) or with a steep funicular that will give you a wonderful view of the valley underneath- Anyway, this region of Lago...More