Tag: Ticino

Hiking in Ticino (Southern Switzerland)

The southernmost canton of Switzerland is Ticino. It has 8 districts and borders the Canton of Uri (to the north), Valais (to the west), Graubünden (to the northeast) and Italy’s regions of Piedmont and Lombardy to the south (and it has a small Italian exclave, Campione d’Italia). In […]

A summer in Ticino

If you’re planning to spend a part of your summer in the Southern part of Switzerland, in Ticino, you can find plenty of information about this region (canton Ticino) here. In Ticino you can find about 3,000 kilometres of marked paths and trails. It is a real “playground […]

The Swiss Italian

Swiss Italian is the name given to the dialect spoken by about 500,000 Swiss in the canton of Ticino   and in the southern part of Grisons (Canton Grigioni). Swiss Italian is also the term used to signify the Italian-speaking autochthonous population in Switzerland.