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I took the Train up to Bellavista and hiked to the top. Took about an hour to hike. Spectacular views. I hiked down to Scudellate which was also very scenic. A great place to spend a day outdoors from Lugano.
Is a great destination for hiking and the panorama is amazing but if you go with small children (up to 3 y.o.) you won't be able to enjoy it to the fullest: at the last station (vetta) there is no pic -nic adapted spaces with...More
My family and I were vacationing in the area and decided to take the cog railroad ride up into the Alps. Every aspect of our day in Capolago, Switzerland was magical. The drive from our hotel in Cannobio, Italy to Capolago was great fun (beautiful...More
The summit station is reached by a usually hourly service cog train from the SBB station on the Lugano to Chiassio main line. It takes roughly 35 mins but a pleasant journey with different views. The Visitor center,Restaurant etc at the top is a new...More
Easy to reach from Milan. One hour 15 to Lugano; then a 15 minutes ride to Caplago before you take the cogwheel train up to Monte Generoso. From there, the day is yours. Numerous hike trails from easy to strenuous will keep you occupied for...More
I went here with my Family firstly because we always wanted to go here once. The ride up and down Mt. Generoso is very nice, it takes about half an hour each way. On top of the Mt. Generoso there're two restaurant and two paths...More
My family of four loves Monte Generoso. It offers something for everyone. We spent an entire day exploring, relaxing and just taking in the view. It's fantastic.
Monte Generoso may be reached by hiking or by cog rail. It's possible to drive to the last...More
Went up with my elderly-ish parents on the train, rather pricey train tickets(50+ Swiss francs for round-trip adult ticket, one way 40-45 mins journey, you do get some nice view from train trip).
If you're fit enough, definitely walk it! Lovely to walk in the...More
On a fine cloudless day take the cog railway from Capolago to the Mario Botta designed Fiore di pietra 1,700m higher. There are any number of places to admire the panorama from the top of the building to a spot out beyong the ourdoor terrace...More