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Museo Nazionale del San Gottardo

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Refreshing history

Nice little museum showing how the passage south to north Europe was made and developed. The entry... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
flipflop525
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Metro Manila, Philippines
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History, transportation, tradition

Do not miss the video that explains the regional history, the origin of confidentiality (the... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2015
travelistanr1
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London
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Sep 2, 2018
“Refreshing history ”
Sep 28, 2015
“History, transportation, tradition”
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Vecchia Sosta, Airolo 6780, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Nice little museum showing how the passage south to north Europe was made and developed. The entry price of CHF 10 is a little exaggerated considering that the museum is very small!

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Do not miss the video that explains the regional history, the origin of confidentiality (the couriers were protected). Lost of costumes and artifacts. Quite educational but in an interesting way.

1  Thank travelistanr1
Reviewed 23 August 2015

The Gotthard is the Castel of water of Europe. If you take the old road, the Tremola, you can see many small waterfalls. The old bridges, the paved road and the few small vllages you pass by,

1  Thank Werner N
Reviewed 23 August 2015

After spending more than an hour staying on the highway waiting for the tunnel, we decided to use the pass instead. The trip up there is quite amazing, with nice hairpins and great views. Since we were relatively early for our summer holidays, there was...More

1  Thank Friso82
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Lots of serpentine twists and turns with stunning views. Not recommended in the wet or dark(or both).

1  Thank cmk911
Reviewed 22 June 2015

We drove from Airolo up the switchback and through the hairpin bends. The road was not as scary as some people had suggested. The views are simply amazing. Although there are various viewpoints en route there is a snack bar /toilets / gift shop halfway...More

2  Thank PeterReigate
Reviewed 18 February 2015

What a great road and so much history. Please see the below video of the old brick road. http://youtu.be/WAlpQ_W47w0 This is a 10 + minute video of the Hairpins of Sorecia which is the picturesque switchback section of the original St Gotthard Pass. The video...More

2  Thank Don_Skinner
Reviewed 19 October 2014

We drove this pass on two separate day trips. The first, when we also did Furka Pass and Grimsel Pass, the second on our day trip (from Lugano) to Rhone Glacier. Like many of the other Swiss mountain passes, the scenery just keeps changing. My...More

2  Thank puzzlebruce
Reviewed 22 September 2014

the swiss bike path north-south route goes over the gotthard pass and it is awesome! quite hard on the way up but it´s totally worth it on the way down! long serpentine roads for kilometers! i you have a bike you should go here!

1  Thank Benjamin G
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Amazing breathtaking views on the way up and down the hill! Its worth skipping the Gotthard tunnel to see these views. We will not forget.

1  Thank Delty
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