Autumn in the Blenio Valley

Experience autumn in Blenio Valley

In autumn the Blenio Valley is transformed into a real palette of colours, ranging from yellow to red. Immerse yourself in a pleasant and relaxing atmosphere and visit the lower valley, discovering the ruins of Serravalle Castle. Real postcard landscapes are waiting for you!

For those who never want to miss the main attractions of the destination, a visit to the Ethnographic Museum of the Blenio Valley in Lottigna is a must. Come and discover the customs and traditions of the past, as well as the simple life that have characterised the Valley of the Sun.

If you are looking for a unique experience to carry in your memory, don't miss a journey with the donkeys and llamas of the nice company Somarelli. Lovers of animals and nature will be able to enjoy numerous hikes ranging from simple walks to multi-day trekking. Book now your experience!

To discover the splendid valley, you can also rent your e-bike at one of the e-bike sharing stations in the area. Go up the valley as far as the Passo del Lucomagno, one of the most beautiful pass landscapes in Switzerland with a territory of truly remarkable geomorphological and cultural-historical content.

In autumn the grapes are ready, the leaves are tinged with thousand shades of yellow and red and it's harvest time. Discover all the varieties of our typical Merlot Wine by booking a visit or a tasting at one of the many wineries in the area!

For a very special gastronomic experience, come and taste the autumn delights of the Blenio Valley while eating comfortably on the tree of the Grotto Milani.

If you love natural and organic gastronomy, make a visit to the Bottega Secondo Natura in Olivone, here you will find many high quality local products with the possibility to organize your private tasting of natural wines and typical delicacies.

Wines and wine cellars

If, like Goethe, you think that life is too short to drink bad wine, then why not seek out the region of Bellinzona and its excellent wines? The many great quality labels all begin with the grapes.