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“Perfect family day out”
Review of Cardada

Ranked #2 of 2 things to do in Orselina
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Perfect family day out”
Reviewed 24 April 2014

Beautiful View from cardada and Cimetta. still snow on Cimetta and kids enjoyed playing in it.
Lots of kids activities at cardada bare foot walk, double swings, normal swings and slide. Excellent look out points. Very good for mountain biking. We enjoyed Cable railway, Cable car and Chair lift a lot and all that included in Ticino Discovery Card... very much affordable.

Excellent View of Locarno, Ascona valle maggia.

Visited April 2014
5 Thank 54mass
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great views”
Reviewed 1 January 2014

The views are awesome! On one side you can see the Italian Lakes and on the other side you can see Swiss.
Good day-trip.

Visited October 2013
1 Thank Vishal T
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Haifa, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“great for kids”
Reviewed 2 October 2013

in addition to the amazing views, there are many atractions for kids in the cardada station. we loved the double swings, were many can work hard at her side, and the kid is swinging higher and higher, effortlesslly. we also enjoyed the bare-foot path, in which you han sance many texturs in your feet. it was a great day out!

Visited June 2013
Thank sfufi
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Lofthus, Norway
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49 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“What a view!”
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Amazing!! The views are breathtaking, you can't take enough photos. First the funicular to an excellent view of the Madonna del Sasso, then a cable car from Orselina to Cardada with a viewing platform over Locarno and the surrounding area as well as the Valais mountains. Then a chair lift to Cimetta. A view of Lago Maggiore into Italy the mountains and the crickets in the grass clicking away, it is well worth the journey. A yummy cappuccino in the restaurant at the top just completes the whole experience!

Visited September 2013
2 Thank Christine F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2013

We went in the late afternoon, around 4:30 or so, There was a whole flock of hang gliders flying down past the lookout point. Unforgettable experience!

Visited August 2013
Thank whylion
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