Ticino invites all 2022 ATWS delegates to explore their beautiful area on a Day of Adventure. Ticino’s adventure tour operators crafted itineraries to experience a wide range of activities that will showcase the strength and depth of Switzerland’s “swisstainable” mindset. These adventures will include urban swimming and stand-up paddleboarding in Lake Lugano, mountain biking on Mounte Brè, uncovering the cultural history of Mount Verità, paragliding over Lake Lugano, learning how to cook the perfect risotto, or climbing one of the highest artificial climbing walls at the Diga di Luzzone Dam.
Pre Summit Adventures
Snowy 4,000-metre peaks, raging torrents and breathtaking trails without end. Welcome to the outdoor paradise that is Switzerland! Whether on foot or on a bike, in the mountains, on water or in the air, if you like leading an active life, you’re in for a treat in Switzerland.
The Pre-Summit Adventures take place all over Switzerland – the advantage of a small country. From Graubünden and Valais with their majestic Alps to the city of Lucerne with its lake and mountain views, the region of Bern with its countless cycle routes to the Olympic capital of Lausanne and our small big city of Zurich with its micro adventures – each canton (province of Switzerland) is happy to offer you a special adventure.
Established in 1990, the Adventure Travel Trade Association is the largest global network of adventure travel leaders. Our community is made up of ~30,000 individual guides, tour operators, lodges, travel advisors, tourism boards, destination marketing and management organizations, outdoor educators, gear companies and travel media who share a belief and commitment to sustainable tourism. The connections and creativity of this vibrant community come together both virtually and in person to create and deliver the solutions that propel our businesses and our communities toward a responsible and profitable future.