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Via Santuario, Orselina 6644, Switzerland
+41 91 735 30 30
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Warning! Still enjoyable in bad weather if you have the attitude

Took the trip even though weather was thick cloud and intermittent heavy drizzle. The ride was fun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Auckland Central, New Zealand
via mobile
Rainy and foggy but still worth it

It was foggy and rainy the day we went up but we decided to go anyhow, I can see how this place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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La funivia da Orselina permette di raggiungere in pochi minuti Cardada (1340 msm) e di seguito con la seggiovia fino a Cimetta (1670 msm). Questa oasi di pace e natura offre un’indimenticabile panorama a 360 gradi sul Lago Maggiore e le valli circostanti.Per gli ospiti sportivi offriamo un piccolo percorso di riflessologia plantare, un percorso per la corsa d’orientamento, una pista circolare per mountain bike e degli Helsana nordic walking trails ufficiali.Famiglie con bambini possono trattenersi sia nel villaggio indiano, sia nelle aree di gioco o passeggiare all’ombra del percorso ludico. Nei cinque ristoranti e capanne della montagna potete gustare tipici piatti Ticinesi.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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“cable car” (32 reviews)
“chair lift” (13 reviews)
Via Santuario, Orselina 6644, Switzerland
+41 91 735 30 30
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the trip even though weather was thick cloud and intermittent heavy drizzle. The ride was fun for all but there were a couple of adults with white knuckles at times. We found the tepees a great place to huddle as a group of six...More

Thank daisynz
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was foggy and rainy the day we went up but we decided to go anyhow, I can see how this place would be amazing on a clear day.we still enjoyed the rides up although we couldn't see much. I found it a little expensive...More

Thank therealhungryduck
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Easily accessible by a funicular which leaves directly from Locarno and a cable car which takes you up, it is a great destination for a day trip in nature. There is a playing area for children in the forest, several restaurants and a modern platform...More

1  Thank Maja_Bl15
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Its one of those breathtaking views that you get in & around Switzerland. The very travel to Locarno Cardada is nothing short of an amazing journey with picture perfect scenaries that would tire your hands holding up the camera. The cog wheel train & then...More

Thank Suvankar_0311
Reviewed 21 June 2017

To stand on the viewing platform and take in all that the Swiss part of Lago Maggiore and the southern part of the Swiss Alpes have to offer is indescribable... I also strongly recommend to go a bit further up by taking the chairlift to...More

Thank DeltaDawn2000
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Arrived there by cable car. The views on top were spectacular! There are a few restaurants on top, one next to the cable car and another a walking distance away, where you can sit on the balcony and have a drink or a nice lunch....More

Thank Grueziland E
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Went at the near end of winter...the last snow was there. Excellent location for skiing...though I just went for the view!!

Thank Aashraya K
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

"The Cardada-Cimetta mountain range offers a truly unique view overlooking the entire region of Locarno and Switzerland's two extremes: the lowest point, Lake Maggiore, and the highest one, the Dufour point located on the Monte Rosa mountain range. The summit is easily accessible from Locarno's...More

2  Thank EnchantedDays
Reviewed 23 October 2016

An incredible place where one can breathe in the mountain air and look at wonderful views. Cable-car very efficient and fast.

Thank TaboneForte
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Took funicular from Locarno to Orselina, then cable car up to Cardada (24CHF one way). A small plan printed on an information leaflet showed several paths back down hill - we chose the Larch path - BAD CHOICE if you are bobbing on a bit...More

3  Thank ReeneHolds
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6 February 2015|
Response from SUNLOUNGER123 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no there isn't skating. It's basically a cable car lift for 70 people up to the first level with a viewing point and a children's play area then c chair lift to the summit to see amazing views.