Mendrisiotto, a region with a strong personality!

Mendrisiotto, a region with a strong personality!

What awaits you is a region at the southern-most tip of Switzerland, with gentle hills dotted
with vineyards and ancient towns packed full of hidden treasures.

Charming little streets and Medieval and Baroque churches make Mendrisiotto
one of Ticino’s most precious jewels, whose lustre is only added to by the sweet scent
of the many vineyards and winemakers’ cellars where you can sample the refined local wines.
What are you waiting for?

From wetlands to summits, through gentle hills. Many are the Mendrisiotto
and Basso Ceresio natural parks, and all of them know just how to satisfy your need for a little breathing space. Get your walking boots on and enjoy one of the dozens of adventures through untamed flora and fauna.

If you’ve never visited the region’s five mills, we recommend that you do so! You’ll discover some fascinating places, all of which are different, but all linked by the power of water. They were built in different areas of the region, some of which are very beautiful.

The area includes the Mendrisiotto and Basso Ceresio, with its 11 municipalities the Cantonal net of paths is about 340 km. Do up your boots and leave your footprint on Mendrisiotto! You’ll be spoilt for choice. Discover the many themed itineraries in this beautiful, open landscape.

Journey into the past and imagine a rural world which isn’t there anymore,
but which hasn’t quite disappeared either, with a great climate,
and where (perhaps coincidentally?) the people are renowned for their sunny disposition.

Discover a border region where everyday habits and traditions meld
with those from nearby Italy.
Experience its unique character for yourself. Visit a Mendrisiotto packed full of character. It’s unmissable!

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