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Entertained Walks through Ticino?

The last quiz referred to Switzerland’s Ticino where there are many possibilities for lovely walks. One guided tour takes the walkers from the S. Stefano church in Tesserete via Vaglio, to Torre di Redde. After visiting Bigorio they return back to Tesserete, seeing churches and S. Maria capuchin monastry on the way. We asked what […]

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Ticino – October 1st, 2010

What made above date special for our restaurant? The correct answer came in from Albin, Esther K., Felici, Felix H., Felix St. , Fredi, komma4, Leon, Rene G., René T., Roger, Rolf, Sepp, tcs41 and Thomas; a pasta dish of their choice is waiting for them until October 31st, 2010. Congratulations! We opened the doors of […]

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Ticino’s architectural achievements

In the latest quiz we asked what unites the following three buildings in the Canton of Ticino – the Peasant House in Corripo, the Casa Rotunda in Stabio and La Congiunta in Giornico? Well, they rank ………. on the “List of 1001 buildings you must see before you die”. Click HERE for the entire list. […]

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Ticino’s Cisalpinian Republic membership?

Heaven forbid – definitely no, otherwise Ticino might have become a part of Italy. Emperor of France and (lateron also) King of Italy, Napoléon Bonaparte, was smart enough to issue the “Acte de Médiation” on February 19th, 1803 which merged the Canton Bellinzona and Canton Lugano into the new Canton Ticino and followed the people’s […]

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Walking restrictions in Ticino?

Last quiz asked about a city in the real Ticino, where a square of 26 x 14 meters is utilized, yet nobody may walk on it. What is this restricted area and what is it used for? The event is the yearly Locarno Film Festival, where upto 8’000 movie buffs enjoy film screenings on Europe’s […]

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A-maze-ing Ticino indeed! The answer

The pictoral maze; actually a section of  a tunnel boring machine’s drilling head. These  jumbos munching their way through Swiss Alp rocks on their way to ……. Ticino. The first tunnel opened 1882 and was “only” 15 kms long. When the Northern and the Southern engineering teams met half-way in the midst of the rock they […]

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..a nice customer compliment!

A customer lately praised Ticino’s food by saying that he understands now, why customers are coming back and not the food! Thank you for these kind words which we pass on to our seven man kitchen team.

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Quiz: A-maze-ing Ticino?

Well, today’s question is related to the real Ticino in Switzerland. The maze to your right has something to do with access to Ticino. What does this amazing patchwork to your right represent? Answer until July 31st, 2010 latest wins a dish from our Pizze menu.

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