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Monte Tamaro

Via Campagnole, Rivera 6802, Switzerland
+41 91 946 23 03
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Spectacular views, awesome bob/luge, great playground for kids

We took the lift up to the top of the mountain with our kids and found the views on top to be... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2017
joeK7349ZL
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San Francisco
Great place to visit with family

Monte Tamaro is top of the mountain and need to go by Gondola to the top. Has a restaurant with... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2017
salestraveler69
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Westford, Massachusetts
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The "Monte Tamaro" mountain is located in the Lugano-Bellinzona-Locarno triangle From Rivera, which is easily accessible by car and public transport, a convenient cableway whisks you up to Alpe Foppa at 1,530 metres above sea-level. With its big restaurant, and the Church of S. Maria degli Angeli (designed by architect Mario Botta), Alpe Foppa is also the starting point for walks with panoramic views as well as being home to an innovative play park for kids, a Alpine- Coaster bobs, Flying Fox and a new track for Downhill fans. The Adventure Park, meeting point with snack bar and the Bike Park are situated at the cableway's middle station.
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“cable car” (22 reviews)
“adventure park” (11 reviews)
“flying fox” (7 reviews)
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Via Campagnole, Rivera 6802, Switzerland
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

We took the lift up to the top of the mountain with our kids and found the views on top to be spectacular. The place is worth it just for the view alone. As a bonus the top also had a bob/luge that even 2...More

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SplashSpaMonteTamaro, Direttore at Monte Tamaro, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

Dear Joe, thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. We are glad to read that you spent a wonderful time at Monte Tamaro and that you and your kids had fun on the coaster bob. Thanks a lot...More

Reviewed September 8, 2017

Monte Tamaro is top of the mountain and need to go by Gondola to the top. Has a restaurant with local dishes. A zip line over a canyon that I would not try., Alpine ride that is a lot of fun and the speed is...More

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SplashSpaMonteTamaro, Direttore at Monte Tamaro, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

Dear Guest, thanks a lot for taking the time to review your experience at Monte Tamaro. We are glad to read that you spent a wonderful day and that you fully enjoyed the various activities offered. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best...More

Reviewed August 27, 2017

we happened past this place and decided to have a go, at the top there is plenty to do from zip wires, luges , hiking etc but the view is what you come here for and it is magical specially with the sound of bells...More

Thank Izzat J
SplashSpaMonteTamaro, Direttore at Monte Tamaro, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

Dear Izzat, thanks a lot for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. Our guests' satisfaction is our main priority; therefore we are glad to read that you fully enjoyed your experience! We are very happy that you appreciated the relaxed atmosphere on...More

Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

We took the cable car up to the top of the mountain. There are lovely activities for kids up there including bob car, slides and swings, jumping, adventure tree climbing etc.... The restaurant is a typical mountain cafeteria with variety to chose from. We suggest...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Started by cable car to the top of the mountain. On top, there are many activities like the sliding, kids play area, restorant, cafe and so many other sport activities.More

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SplashSpaMonteTamaro, Direttore at Monte Tamaro, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Dear Guest, thank you for visiting Monte Tamaro and for taking the time to review us. We are glad to read that you fully enjoyed the various activities on the top of the mountain. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Monte...More

Reviewed August 12, 2017

We live in Lugano, so Monte Tamaro is kind of in our backyard. And we love it! We just headed up there to escape the hot temperatures down in Lugano. It's so much better than sitting in an air conditioned room :) This time, for...More

Thank Matthias H
SplashSpaMonteTamaro, Direttore at Monte Tamaro, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Dear Matthias, thanks a lot for your kind review! Our guests' satisfaction is our main priority; therefore we are glad to read that you spent a wonderful day at Monte Tamaro. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed the adventure park: thanks to...More

Reviewed August 7, 2017

Take the train to Rivera on the Lugano to Bellinzona line and a short walk past the Splash Dome to the Gondola station. A nice steady journey to the top station at a reasonable price using your Ticino card. A contempory Chapel building is a...More

Thank Ken C
SplashSpaTamaro, Direttore at Monte Tamaro, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Dear Ken, thank you for visiting Monte Tamaro and for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. We are very happy to read that you spent a wonderful day and that you enjoyed the Santa Maria degli Angeli chapel, designed by world-famous architect...More

Reviewed August 2, 2017

If you're looking for the Swiss Mountain experience whilst visiting northern Italy, Monte Tamaro is a short drive from Milan. There is a cable car to take visitors to the top of the mountain and a family fun park at "the base." It appears as...More

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SplashSpaTamaro, Direttore at Monte Tamaro, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Dear Jenifer, thanks a lot for your positive review! Monte Tamaro offers a lot of activities for adults and children: adventure park, coaster bob, zip line, Tamaro jumping,... We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Monte Tamaro

Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

We went with kids to the some activities. The view is great. As usual everything is very very expense up there! We did the adventure park and the slide! So much funMore

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SplashSpaMonteTamaro, Direttore at Monte Tamaro, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

The Guest, thanks a lot for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are glad to read that you spent a wonderful day with us and that you enjoyed the adventure park and the Coaster Bob. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

We visited as a young family today and found the facilities fantastic. Gondola ride great, wonderful playground, Splash park absolutely incredible. Easy to spend five hours here enjoying a great family day out (albeit that it was eye wateringly expensive, particularly the food and drinks...More

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Hi! There is a train from Lugano to Rivera-Bironico. Then, it takes just 5 minutes by feet from the train station to the Monte Tamaro. Best ragards, Monte Tamaro
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