• Breathtaking 360° panorama of Lago Maggiore and the surrounding valleys.
  • Leisure activities in the fresh air: hiking, Nordic walking, mountain biking, paragliding.
  • Activities for children: treasure hunt, play areas, activity trail.


Just a few minutes from the city centre, Cardada-Cimetta is fun for visitors of all ages who can enjoy breathtaking views as well as many culinary specialities from the region.

From a viewing point above Locarno, you can see the lowest and highest points in Switzerland at the same time: Lago Maggiore and the Dufour Peak.

From Locarno you take the funicular to Orselina, from there the cableway takes you up to Cardada (1,340 m. above the sea level) in just a few minutes. You then continue with the chairlift or on foot to Cimetta (1,670 m. above the sea level). A 360° all round view of the lake Maggiore and surrounding valleys awaits you there.

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CHF 0.08/min.

(daily 24 hours)