Camping in Ticino

From the high peaks along the Ticino River to Locarno via Bellinzona and its castles. Lake Lugano is the perfect setting for aperitifs in summer after a walk through the many valleys of the Sottoceneri.

Camps in Ticino


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Special characteristics of the region

Ticino is one of the most beautiful regions in Switzerland and is known for its picturesque valleys and palm-fringed lakes. The region has a mild climate that reminds of the Mediterranean and is known for its excellent cuisine and rich cultural history.

Places to visit

Ticino is home to numerous attractions such as the Verzasca Valley, Monte San Salvatore, the three castles of Bellinzona and the Gambarogno Botanical Garden. The region is also a paradise for hiking and cycling enthusiasts.


Ticino is ideal for camping fans who want to enjoy nature and culture in equal measure. The region offers a variety of activities for all ages, from hiking and biking to water sports.

Events, festivals and traditions

Ticino is home to numerous festivals and events, such as the Lugano Estival Jazz, the Moon and Stars Festival and the Locarno Film Festival. A trip to the local markets is also worthwhile. Especially the market of Cannobio on the western shore of Lake Maggiore is worth a visit.

Best time to travel

The best time for camping in Ticino is from April to November. The summer months offer warm temperatures, many hours of sunshine and exciting outdoor activities. Also in spring and autumn it is worth visiting the picturesque villages and vineyards, where you can already enjoy almost summerlike temperatures.

Regional specialities

In Ticino you should try polenta, risotto alla Ticinese and dishes with local chestnuts. Ticino mountain cheese and Ticino Merlot are also a must for gourmets.

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