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Beautiful Lake. Great hiking trails

Take the Ritom finuculare to the top. It is an easy 30 minute walk to the Lago Rtiom. There is a... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
San Mateo, California
beautiful Hike

beautiful hike, very easy to reach. you can go up with the funicular or with the car. from there... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2018
Romano S
Lugano, Switzerland
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14 Aug 2018
“Beautiful Lake. Great hiking trails”
5 Feb 2018
“beautiful Hike”
Quinto, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lake level was very low when we were there, leaving a fairly unsightly sand collar and detracting from the overall view. Wish you could know the lake level before visiting. Quite a few cars and trucks on the route up to and around the...More

Thank nibrs
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Take the Ritom finuculare to the top. It is an easy 30 minute walk to the Lago Rtiom. There is a lovely waterfall at the far end of the lake. There are great hiking trails that zig zag up the lakeside mountains.

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

beautiful hike, very easy to reach. you can go up with the funicular or with the car. from there you can walk around the lake or go up to some mountains. it's a lovely area, especially with sunny weather

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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Start with the funicular from Airolo up to Piotta, one of the steepest in the world with an incline of 87%, then an easy walk on the paved road to the dam at Lago Ritom. Hiking trails appropriate for virtually everyone begin and the views...More

Thank Bruce A
Reviewed July 24, 2016

The second steepest funicular railway in Europe was built in 1917 when the SBB enlarged the natural lake Ritom and turned it into a reservoir to provide power for the Gotthard Railway. On completion of the reservoir in 1921 the funicular has been available for...More

Thank rodneycs
Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

From Ritom to Lucomagno witkh overnight in Mountain lodge. Nice nature, interesting lakes and scenery

Thank Micy01
Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

It was quite easy place to hike with nice views. The smell of locally produced ricotta cheese was in the air. There are several simple, but very nice restaurants. Loved it.

Thank winylake
Reviewed July 14, 2012

Just been there, one of my favorite spots in Valle Leventina. You can either get there by car (mind you, mountain roads are narrow...) or with a steep funicular that will give you a wonderful view of the valley underneath- Anyway, this region of Lago...More

Thank michelle m
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Maryam M
September 6, 2016|
Response from Prade04 | Reviewed this property |
There are cabins, cascine (small house), but I believe that there are only private.
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