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Verdasio Rasa cableway

  • Duration:
    8 hours
  • Suitable for: Families All

Qui il tempo si è fermato: scopri Rasa e i suoi paesaggi incantati

Does hiking in the mountains bring you joy? Are you looking for new destinations and places where time seems to stand still? Then the cableway from Verdasio to Rasa is a place where you can leave the hectic pace, traffic and daily life behind.

The journey takes just a few minutes but it is like travelling in time, with authentic places and magical countryside along the way.

The valley station of the Verdasio–Rasa cableway is situated next to Verdasio station.

Railway operating hours (1 March to 15 November)

9.00 a.m.–1.00 p.m. / 2.20–6.00 p.m., departs every 20 minutes.

Closed every first Tuesday of the month for inspection work.

The indicated duration includes the journey by train.

Combined ticket (train and cable car)

The ticket includes a round trip from Locarno to Verdasio and the round trip with the cable car Verdasio-Rasa. The ticket is valid only with departure from Locarno.

The ticket can be purchased online or at La Biglietteria di Locarno, which can also be reached by phone +41 91 751 87 31 or by email at labiglietteria@centovalli.ch

The half-price rate cannot be purchased online.

Departure Adults Reduced and children (6-16 years) Children (0-6 years)
Locarno 22.00 CHF 11.00 CHF free
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Cable car ticket

Ticket Adults Reduced and children (6-16 years) Children (0-6 years)
One way 8.00 CHF 6 CHF free
Return 12.00 CHF 8.00 CHF free

Cannot be purchased online.

Sights of interest

Rasa

Rasa

Rasa

Rasa

Set in the idyllic Centovalli, Rasa is a gem, and is one of the last remaining vehicle-free villages in Ticino

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Bordei

Bordei

Bordei

Bordei

The settlement has medieval origins and consisted mainly of natural stone with windows framed with white limestone

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Terra Vecchia

Terra Vecchia

Terra Vecchia

Terra Vecchia

Terra Vecchia has been fully renovated by the Terra Vecchia Villaggio foundation

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The artificial reservoir

The artificial reservoir

The artificial reservoir

The artificial reservoir

The artificial reservoir at Palagnedra is one of the picturesque photo opportunities on our railway route.

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