16.9-6.11 - Castagnata at the Summit

16.9-6.11 - Castagnata at the Summit

Fall begins first at the summit! Follow the scent of roasted chestnuts and find our brazier.

You can buy and enjoy freshly roasted chestnuts surrounded by the wonderful scenery of Monte Generoso.

When? From September 16th to November 6th 2022. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12:00pm to 15:00pm

Where? At the summit of Monte Generoso, reachable by the scenic cogwheel train from Capolago or from the intermediate stations of San Nicolao and Bellavista.

Cogwheel train round trip according to the official timetable


Chestnuts are harvested in Ticino. All of our products are zero-km because we want to enhance the richness and biodiversity of our territory.

Give yourself a break fom walking and take advantage of one of our wooden benches to enjoy the panorama with hot chestnuts.

The chestnuts roasting will take place only in good weather.


Did you know that we are also on instagram and facebook? You can use the tag @ferroviamontegeneroso to share with us some pictures of your summit experiences!

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