Ticino, Switzerland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Ticino, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Ticino, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Ticino, Switzerland

Based on the climate and weather in Ticino, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Ticino, Switzerland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ticino, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Ticino, Switzerland by month

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January

January in Ticino is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with several days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of fossils from Monte San Giorgio, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Ticino is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with several days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of fossils from Monte San Giorgio, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Ticino can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of fossils from Monte San Giorgio, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you visit Ticino during April, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of fossils from Monte San Giorgio, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in Ticino can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of fossils from Monte San Giorgio, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you are traveling to Ticino in June, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of fossils from Monte San Giorgio, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of fossils from Monte San Giorgio, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you go to Ticino in August, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of fossils from Monte San Giorgio, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of fossils from Monte San Giorgio, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Ticino is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of fossils from Monte San Giorgio, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of fossils from Monte San Giorgio, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Ticino can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of fossils from Monte San Giorgio, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Ticino, Switzerland

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Ticino.

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