The Cascata di Foroglio waterfall is in the picturesque village of Foroglio and its waterfall is one of the most stunning in the Swiss area of Ticino. Just a short trip from Locarno or Ascona, this picturesque stone housed village is the perfect setting for photography. The Foroglio waterfall is 110 meters tall and easily reachable, as well as being only a 5 minute walk from the village.
WHERE IS Cascata Di Foroglio Switzerland?
The Cascata Di Foroglio is located in the Ticino canton of Switzerland, along the valley towards the end.
It’s easily reachable with the local 315 and 333 bus from Locarno. The two buses combined takes around 1 hour 10 minutes, but make sure to check the departure times in advance as they do not run so often, especially on a Sunday. Alternatively you can consider driving, with a car journey from Locarno which would take only 50 minutes.
Foroglio is a beautiful stoned village in the Ticino canton. It is home for only approximately 100 inhabitants at the elevation of 697meter above sea level. Foroglio is known for its beautiful, historical village with lots of character. It’s very unique to visit, even if you only have 1 hour to spare.
Once you reach Foroglio by car or public transport, it’s a 1 minute short walk from the bus stop or parking area to the start of the village and Foroglio waterfall area.
Address: Fiume Calnegia, Cevio
SWIMMING AT Foroglio Waterfall
This stunning spot is great for swimming at on a warm Summers day. There are a few spots where the water pool is deeper, allowing you to fully submerge. Else to dip your toes in and enjoy the water spray fall on your face. A hot Summer’s day is definitely best for when you want to swim, as the water is quite freezing! Unless you of course enjoy that!
Swing The World Foroglio Location
As you may be aware, there are many “Swing the World” locations in Ticino. One of these swings from the full list can be found directly at the base of the Foroglio waterfall. So even if you don’t feel like swimming, you can try swinging instead!
Visiting the village of Foroglio and the Cascata di Foroglio waterfall is perfect for those who love a cold dip, with shallow and deep areas alike. The area is full of stones so don’t expect to see a sandy beach area here. The village alone is beautiful and very picturesque, so its a photographers dream to walk around here in all weather types!
- Take a snack and a drink with you, else to visit the La Froda restaurant in the village
- Wear suncream and suitable clothing if visiting on a hot Summer day
- Be respectful to all others and take your trash with you
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