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Monte Generoso reopens for the new season!

On Saturday, 6th of April 2019 the cogwheel train for the Monte Generoso starts again its journey up the mountain for the new season.

The cog railway for Monte Generoso, for over 125 years in Capolago, is just a few steps away from Albergo Ristorante Svizzero!

Along 9 km of breathtaking scenery, with an enviable view of Lake Lugano, you'll reach the summit at an altitude of 1704 m!

Here, on the rocky edge of the mountain, is the "Fiore di Pietra", the new building designed by the famous architect Mario Botta, inspired by the peonies growing on the mountain. Inside, two restaurants will satisfy every palate.


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To best inaugurate the new season, prepare yourself for a weekend full of surprises:

- Saturday 6 April 2019 will be a magical day for both adults and children with the show of the Magician Andrea.

- Sunday 7 April 2019, don't miss the music of the legendary "Corni dal Generus" and the wonders of the sky thanks to the Astrological Observatory.

For the occasion, the journey from/to Capolago will be possible at an advantageous price: Chf. 27.- for adults, Chf. 13.50 for children from 6 to 15 years and free for all children up to 5 years!

Next Events

  • From 7 April to 30 June 2019, don't miss the exhibition "Nel Fiore e in Pietra", prepared by local artist Serena Maisto.
  • On Sunday, 28th of April discover the Apero-Jazz Matinée: from 11.15 am to 12.30 pm a rich aperitif awaits you, accompanied by the sweet notes of Ivana Vanoli and Pier Salvadero.
  • The journey on the 1890 steam train to immerse yourself in the Belle Epoque atmosphere! Starting from June 16th, every two Sundays of the month! Booking required.
  • The "Corni dal Generous" (horns) will play at the Monte Generoso summit for an exclusive concert on Wednesday 1st May, Thursday 1st August and Sunday 6th October.

What are you waiting for? Discover our Monte Generoso Package!