Alpe Foppa – Alpe di Neggia

Panoramic hike, which takes you from Alpe Foppa to Alpe di Neggia, offering you two variations along the path, both surrounded by nature

You can either walk all the way up to the top of Monte Tamaro or choose the lower path to shorten the route by 20 min. In both cases, the view over the area of Locarno is spectacular.
Alpe Foppa is not only the point where funny activities and culture come together, but also the point where this and many other excursions depart from. Follow the path to Monte Tamaro (1,962 m a.s.l), where you get a unique 360°- view on the Alps and the most important lakes of the Canton Ticino (Ceresio and Maggiore). From the summit of Monte Tamaro, descend the path along the crest of the mountain in the direction of Alpe di Neggia (1,394 m a.s.l).

The walk is also interesting starting from Alpe di Neggia.

Look for the connection Alpe di Neggia, Alpe – Rivera-Bironico that fits you best!


Main stops: Alpe Foppa – Capanna Tamaro – Monte Tamaro – Alpe di Neggia

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6.9 km

Total climb / descent:

512 m / 650 m

Time required:

2 h 45 min


Medium – T2