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Monte Comino / Centovalli

Monte Comino is located in the Centovalli (1100-1250 meters above sea level), 15 km west of Locarno, on a sunny terrace facing southwest. Monte Comino is one of the most far stretching mountains of canton Ticino. It can be reached from 6 separate sides of the mountain with a modern cable car (2 cabins with 4 seats each). The valley station (departure point of the cable car) is located in Verdasio. The ride to the mountain station with the cable car takes around 7 minutes.
In Monte Comino you will find a grotto (Ticino-style restaurant) and a mountain inn. The closest grocery shops are located in Intragna (5 km from Verdasio), where you will also find a post office, a Raiffeisen-Bank branch (with ATM), a bakery, a butchery and some restaurants. Further shopping possibilities are found in Camedo (located at the Swiss-Italian border).