Location : Capolago
How to reach
Monte Generoso is easily reached by cogwheel train from Capolago on Lake Lugano.
The Monte Generoso is located in the Lepontine Alps, between Lake Lugano and Lake Como. Monte Generoso is the mountain with the finest panorama in Canton Ticino. The area is included in the Federal Inventory of Landscapes and Natural Monuments. After 40 minutes journey by train through the beautiful unspoiled natural surroundings, you reach the mountain station “Vetta” at an altitude of 1,704 m .It opens a magnificent panorama onto the lake and Alps. Monte Generoso is a home to some rare flora and fauna from last Ice age. The mountain is a Karst mountains with luxuriant outer appearance and irregular caves in its interior. Visitors can enjoy all sorts of activities from hiking to climbing and from mountain biking to climbing. Visitors can explore caves, rich plant life and enjoy bird watching.