The Onsernone Valley is the heart of Switzerland’s planned Locarnese National Park, including two forest reserves and a wide selection of marked hiking trails ranging from 400 to over 2,000 meters!
Learn from locals about their many fascinating projects, including traditional water milled corn flour (Ticino’s famous “Farina Bona”), organic honey production, outdoor courses on wild herbs, reclamation of ancient terraces for organic vineyards, and so much more!
An ethnographic museum in a village of 300 inhabitants? Yes, the area is interesting enough to merit this very informative institution, where you can learn more about Onsernone’s famous straw hat industry, and the inhabitants’ struggle to survive in the face of countless obstacles. Perfect for school groups and cloudy days!