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Stories and Tips Ticino

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Prosito—Small-Town Switzerland

Written by chewyorange on 17 Nov, 2006

If you are one of those people who enjoys experiencing the culture and everyday life of a travel destination aside from all the tourist attractions and big-city monotony, head to Prosito for a side trip. Prosito is a small town of not much more than…Read More

Val Verzasca

Written by chewyorange on 16 Nov, 2006

The Val Verzasca is a rustic region in the southern part of Ticino, closest to Locarno. You can either drive or take a La Posta bus to the valley. One of the main attractions in this region is the river. The boulders are beautifully polished…Read More

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Alprose Chocolate Factory

Written by chewyorange on 16 Nov, 2006

The Alprose Chocolate Factory in Lugano-Caslano is a must for all chocolate lovers! Upon arrival, you see the big red Alprose cows littering the lawn. Make sure you go on a weekday, and avoid the days before the National Holiday (August 1) where production closes…Read More


Written by chewyorange on 20 Jan, 2006

Carnivale is a celebration that occurs near the end of February. There are different dates for the Carnivale in different towns, but they all are around the same time in the month. The largest Carnivale celebration occurs in Ticino's capital city, Bellinzona. Everybody dresses up…Read More

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