Monte Generoso

Highest mountain from the "Mendrisiotto". From the top you have a wiew of the Mont Blanc, Monte Rosa, Jungfrau, Bernina and Milan. One of the best panorama from the south Alps! There is also a train starting from Riva San Vitale, and arriving near the Top, where is also a Reastaurant and Hotel. With the car you can go from Mendrisio antill Bella Vista (1202m), and from there in about 1,5 hr antil the Top.

Elevation (feet): 5,581
Elevation (meters): 1,701
Continent: Europe
Country: Switzerland/Italy
Range/Region: Pennine Alps
Latitude: 45.93125
Longitude: 9.02
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Lugano Agno, Milano Malpensa, Milano Linate
Convenient Center: Mendrisio, Chiasso, Como

Thanks to Silvano Turati and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

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