Festival della Natura Ammiriamo la Natura al Parco San Grato

Festival della Natura Ammiriamo la Natura al Parco San Grato

 

25.05.2019

  • 10.45 am Guided tour of the San Grato Park among fauna and flora and wonderful panoramas (duration 1 hour)
    12.00 at the end of the visit there will be a didactic activity for all the participants, planting a young tree to replace those that have been cut down by the bad weather of October 2018. (30 minutes).

  • from 13.00 to 16.00 will be present:
  • The Bees of Aunt Maura who will explain the secrets of the bees and the hive
  • Carona di Valentina painting atelier where children can draw and create objects with natural elements
  • 5.00 pm Official inauguration of educational tables on the fauna of the San Grato Park thanks to the contribution of UBS and Colorlito in collaboration with Ficedula, Birdlife and Vögelwarte.
  • at 18.00 in collaboration with Birdlife Switzerland there will be an ornithological visit (about 1 hour). Bring with you a telescope and a camera with a lens to capture the birds.
  • 9.00 pm Astronomical observation with the AstroCalina Association of Carona (about 2 hours)
 

 

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* Guided Tour of Carona
Discover the wonderful Ticinese village of Carona, its history, artists, culture and churches in one hour. At the end of the Tour it is possible to continue with a guided tour of Parco San Grato. The cost for each person is 15 CHF (only Village of Carona and churches), guided tour of the village and Parco San Grato: 25 CHF for each person. Meeting point is Piazza Montaa in Carona.

** Carona – in-between lake and sky
Journey in time, guided tour in Italian or German. Discover the great history of Carona, its artists, its culture and churches. The cost for each person is 10 CHF. Meeting point is Piazza Municipio in Carona.

***Guided Tour of the Park
The park is a haven for the most extensive collection of rhododendron, azaleas and conifers of the entire Insubria region. During the visit, you will relax by walking on the thematic paths of the Park, enjoying the sounds of nature. We will help you discover the history and learn about the owners of Parco San Grato. You will be charmed by the various lookouts on Lake Lugano, by the beauty of the local flora and the artistic installations. In German or Italian. The cost for each person is 10 CHF. Meeting point is at the entrance of the Parco San Grato.

Upon request: Guided tour of Parco San Grato or the village of Carona. Price on request. Booking and registration is mandatory: info@procarona.ch.
 

Arrival with public transportation (bus number 434): We recommend using public transportation (bus) to arrive to Carona. Stop is Carona/Paese. From the bus stop to the park it takes about 25 minutes on foot (1 km and about 100 metres difference in height).
Parking: At the piscina comunale (public swimming pool) in Carona. The park does not have parking space. From the parking lot to the park it takes about 20 minutes on foot.

Restaurants: in Carona and inside the park there are several different restaurants. Ristorante San Grato, Osteria Ciona, Ristorante Posta, Alimentari Denise, Chiosco Carona, Ristorante La Sosta, Grotto Pan Perdü, Bar Tennis.
Lodging: the hotels: Villa Carona, Casa del 1577 and Casa Calina, in Carona, Lugano and surroundings : www.carona-tourism.com or www.luganoturismo.ch will be happy to welcome you.

To receive additional information on the various events or to know more about bad weather options, we ask you to look at our homepage www.parcosangrato.ch

 

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