• Most important panoramic mountain in the canton of Ticino.
  • New “Fiore di pietra” summit building by the architect Mario Botta.
  • Attractive hikes and interesting architecture.


The cog railway has been running from Capolago to Monte Generoso for 125 years.

You reach the 1,704 m high peak in 40 minutes. From Monte Generoso you can take a variety of attractive hikes or recuperative walks in the countryside and admire the new “Fiore di pietra” building, which was designed by architect Mario Botta. In the two restaurants you can enjoy regional products and a super 360-degree all-round view.

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Rail Service

For timetable and ticket information, contact 0848 44 66 88Link opens in new window.

CHF 0.08/min.

(daily 24 hours)