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Monte Generoso reopens for the new season!

On Saturday, 25th of April 2020 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, 25 April 2020 will be a magical day for both adults and children with the show of the Magician Andrea. Don't miss the music of the legendary "Corni dal Generus" at 10:30 and 14:00!

- Sunday, 26 April 2020 let yourself be enchanted by the panoramic Jazz Matine with the voice and sax duo..

For the occasion, the journey from/to Capolago will be possible with tickets at 50% discount.

Next Events

  • Sound, prayer or recall? Here are the unmistakable "Corni" (horns) of the Alps! On Friday, the 1st of May and Sunday, 31st of May don't miss the double appointment at 10:30 am and 2:00 pm..
  • On Thursday, 21st of May 2020 spend a special evening observing the spring constellations at the observatory.
  • The journey on the 1890 steam train to immerse yourself in the Belle Epoque atmosphere! Starting from June 14th, every two Sundays of the month! Booking required.
  • "Yoga Flow" on the Generoso's summit: on the 7th and 21st of June find your inner calm with a special yoga lesson at 1704 m high!

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