Bolle di Magadino
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Bolle di MagadinoPhoto: Alessio Pizzicannella, Ascona-Locarno Tourism
The protected area around the mouth of the rivers Ticino and Verzasca, is the ideal place for walks and to observe flora and fauna.
The Bolle di Magadino, a nature reserve of international importance, is an exciting medowy countryside and one of the last natural deltas in Switzerland. To discover it and learn more about it, there are information boards along the marked paths. A simple walk that has its charm in every season and presents itself from a different interesting side. In winter it is a rather barren place, which makes it very mystical. If you are lucky, you can see wild animals here during the winter months. It is advisable to visit the Bolle di Magadino in the afternoon, as they are shaded in the morning hours.
Magadino can be reached by boat from Locarno. On foot you then reach the Bolle, where the various walks are indicated on a board.
Magadino, Casa Comunale-Bolle di Magadino-Magadino. Casa Comunale
From Locarno: with the boat to Magadino.
Return from Magadino: with the boat to Locarno. More information: https://www.ascona-locarno.com/en/commons/details/Navigazione-Lago-Maggiore/92074
Book recommendations for this region:
- Hiking daypack (approx. 20 liters) with rain cover
- Comfortable and sturdy footwear
- Adequate and durable outdoor clothing in multiple layers
- Telescope sticks if necessary,
- Sun and rain protection
- Snacks and drinking water
- First aid kit
- Mobile phone, headlight if necessary
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