Walks with Talks

We could not have hoped for better weather! It was absolutely glorious. A clear, deep blue sky. Warm, vibrant autumn colours.

11.09.2019 We enjoyed a very interesting outing to Faido. Kurt our "Outing Coordinator" was so pleased to have such a great turnout. The weather was perfect and all who attended enjoyed the guided tour and the typical lunch at "La Stüa". Well done Kurt, we are looking forward to more!


15.05.2019 A circular walk leads us from the church S. Abbondio in Mezzovico through the village, then on to the centre of Vira and back to the starting point, passing by the medieval church of S. Mamete

04.10.2018 Someo We met in Coglio in Valle Maggia and were very fortunate to have a bright, warm, sunny fall day. There were 21 participants and we took the bus 2 stops to Someo.

31.05.2018, 28 Participants. at 10.30 we were met by Dottoressa Chiara Scandolara, the ornithologist, who did accompany us on a guided tour through the Bolle di Magadino. The Bolle di Magadino, between the mouth of the Verzasca and the Magadino plain, is a precious and renowned wildlife refuge.

18.01.2018 32 Participants. The Walk begins at the main church of Ronco in the centre of the village and ends at Ristorante Lucca, 200 m uphill from there. We walk on the main road direction Arcegno until Grupaldo. From there we walk back to Ronco on a smaller parallel road, then have lunch together in the restaurant. Before the walk we visit the parish church and Casa Ciseri just opposite the church.


18.04.2018 19 Participants We met in front of the Aerodromo di Ascona. The Aerodromo of Ascona was founded as a private airport in 1947 by Lello Bianda. It could only be used for propeller aircraft and unfortunately it ceased operation in 1997.