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Museo Nazionale del San Gottardo

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Refreshing history

Nice little museum showing how the passage south to north Europe was made and developed. The entry... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
Metro Manila, Philippines
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History, transportation, tradition

Do not miss the video that explains the regional history, the origin of confidentiality (the... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2015
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2 Sep 2018
“Refreshing history ”
28 Sep 2015
“History, transportation, tradition”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Vecchia Sosta, Airolo 6780, Switzerland
+41 91 869 15 25
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Nice little museum showing how the passage south to north Europe was made and developed. The entry price of CHF 10 is a little exaggerated considering that the museum is very small!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2015

Do not miss the video that explains the regional history, the origin of confidentiality (the couriers were protected). Lost of costumes and artifacts. Quite educational but in an interesting way.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank travelistanr1
Reviewed August 23, 2015

The Gotthard is the Castel of water of Europe. If you take the old road, the Tremola, you can see many small waterfalls. The old bridges, the paved road and the few small vllages you pass by,

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank 12WernerN
Reviewed August 23, 2015

After spending more than an hour staying on the highway waiting for the tunnel, we decided to use the pass instead. The trip up there is quite amazing, with nice hairpins and great views. Since we were relatively early for our summer holidays, there was...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Friso82
Reviewed July 18, 2015

Lots of serpentine twists and turns with stunning views. Not recommended in the wet or dark(or both).

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank cmk911
Reviewed June 22, 2015

We drove from Airolo up the switchback and through the hairpin bends. The road was not as scary as some people had suggested. The views are simply amazing. Although there are various viewpoints en route there is a snack bar /toilets / gift shop halfway...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank PeterReigate
Reviewed February 18, 2015

What a great road and so much history. Please see the below video of the old brick road. http://youtu.be/WAlpQ_W47w0 This is a 10 + minute video of the Hairpins of Sorecia which is the picturesque switchback section of the original St Gotthard Pass. The video...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank Don_Skinner
Reviewed October 18, 2014

We drove this pass on two separate day trips. The first, when we also did Furka Pass and Grimsel Pass, the second on our day trip (from Lugano) to Rhone Glacier. Like many of the other Swiss mountain passes, the scenery just keeps changing. My...More

Date of experience: November 2013
2  Thank puzzlebruce
Reviewed September 22, 2014

the swiss bike path north-south route goes over the gotthard pass and it is awesome! quite hard on the way up but it´s totally worth it on the way down! long serpentine roads for kilometers! i you have a bike you should go here!

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Benjamin G
Reviewed September 17, 2014

Amazing breathtaking views on the way up and down the hill! Its worth skipping the Gotthard tunnel to see these views. We will not forget.

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Delty
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