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Trans Swiss Trail

Stage 24, Passo del S. Gottardo–Airolo
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Signalization
Signalization

For hiking, follow the logo indicated on the yellow signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your hike for safety's sake.

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The trail snakes alongside the famous Tremola road down to Airolo. The skilfully-built bends have been immortalized in countless films. En route: spectacular views of the Leventina Valley with extended motorway entry and exit points.
Facts
Length:
8 km
Hiking time:
Passo del S. Gottardo–Airolo: 2 h 40 min
 
Airolo–Passo del S. Gottardo: 3 h 50 min
Requirements:
medium (mountain hiking trail)
Conditions:
medium
Height difference:
Passo del S. Gottardo–Airolo: 80 m
Airolo–Passo del S. Gottardo: 1050 m

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Arrival / return travel Gotthard Passhöhe
 
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Season
 
Beware: snowfields possible into summer months on high-level sections
Gotthard railway tunnel
Gotthard railway tunnel
226
 
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Erstfeld–Airolo
or
Airolo–Erstfeld

Reason: metres in height saved approx. 1600m.
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Ascent Schöllenen
Ascent Schöllenen
231
 
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Erstfeld–Andermatt via Göschenen, Bahnhof
or
Andermatt–Erstfeld via Göschenen, Bahnhof

Reason: metres in height saved approx. 970m.
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Ascent Gotthardpass (from Airolo)
Ascent Gotthardpass (from Airolo)
233
 
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Airolo, Stazione–Gotthard, Passhöhe
or
Gotthard, Passhöhe–Airolo, Stazione

Reason: metres in height saved approx. 1000m.
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Arrival / return travel Airolo
 
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Signpost management
 
Signposting is managed by the cantonal hiking trail organisation on behalf of the canton. Lend a hand by becoming a member in your canton.
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Ticino Sentieri
Casella postale 1436
Contrada Cavalier Pellanda 4
6710 Biasca
info@ticinosentieri.ch
www.ticinosentieri.ch
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Places
Airolo
Airolo
Gotthardpass
Gotthardpass
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Places of interest
Airolo, Ressiga–Madrano
Airolo, Ressiga–Madrano
Cheese factory Gottardo
Cheese factory Gottardo
Gotthard Pass trade route
Gotthard Pass trade route
Malle-poste historique
Malle-poste historique
Tremola road (Val Tremola)
Tremola road (Val Tremola)
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Accommodation
B&B Dotta
B&B Dotta
Airolo
B&B Motta
B&B Motta
Airolo
B&B Sport
B&B Sport
Airolo
Hotel Forni
Hotel Forni
Airolo
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