Mendrisio: the beautiful old town

We propose you a tour in the beautiful old town of Mendrisio, called "the magnificent town". Picturesque narrow streets, typical houses with internal courtyards and “cotto” roofs, medieval and baroque churches and tasty offerings of food and wine in the typical "grottos" will fascinate you.

A free audioguide is provided at the Mendrisiotto Tourism office in Piazzale alla Valle.

Duration of the walk: 1.5 h

Walk stops:

  • SBB train station
  • Piazzale alla Valle: architect Mario Botta (free audioguide at the Mendrisiotto Tourism office)
  • Academy of Architecture
  • Corso Bello
  • Piazza del Ponte
  • Santa Maria
  • San Giovanni (Mendrisio Art Museum)
  • Mendrisio Cantine

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Find your connection

With the Arcobaleno 1-Day Travelcard you can travel freely within your chosen zones.

Buy your ticket at the SBB Ticket Shop