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Zincarlin: The almost forgotten cheese

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The area was even once voted the Swiss countryside of the year. Which brought with it a bit of notoriety – but only for a short period of time. As always, when it comes to the Valle di Muggio, some might say. Yet, the valley is the undisputed insider tip among Ticino’s mountain valleys, hidden away in Ticino’s southernmost corner, largely intact, very beautiful indeed. And with a very flavour-intensive cheese that is as authentic as the valley itself. Read More

Flying under water

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Though stunning above the surface, this river only reveals its true beauty underwater: Number one on the Diviac list of 10 unbelievable freshwater dives – the Verzasca River. Read More

Estival Jazz kicks off summer in southern Switzerland

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For almost 40 years now, “Estival”, the Ticino jazz festival, has been considered as one of the world’s most high-profile festivals of its kind and the most important free music event in Europe. Read More

Lugano: The curtain rises at LAC!

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Finally: the new arts and cultural center LAC opens today, on 12th of September, its doors in Lugano. Read More

On rocky ground, and thankfully so

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Passion is a must, as is the patience to allow things to grow, giving them the space and time to develop without changing their character: in essence, winemaking is the result of an intact relationship. Read More

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