Switzerland ; and the adjacent portions of Italy, Savoy and Tyrol ; handbook for travellers . to a lower re-gion of the valley. At Dazio Grande(3110) the railway crosses the Ticino,and after being carried through twoshort tunnels and the Freggio SpiralTunnel (1712 yds.), it emerges inthe Piottino Ravine, 118 lowerdown. It then recrosses the Ticino(fine scenery), passes through theMonte Piottino and Par dorea Tun-nels, and descends 118 more by meansof the Prato Spiral Tunnel (1711yds.). Finally,, beyond the short Buscierina Tunnel, opens thefertile valley of Faido. The Ticino is crossed by the

Switzerland ; and the adjacent portions of Italy, Savoy and Tyrol ; handbook for travellers . to a lower re-gion of the valley. At Dazio Grande(3110) the railway crosses the Ticino,and after being carried through twoshort tunnels and the Freggio SpiralTunnel (1712 yds.), it emerges inthe Piottino Ravine, 118 lowerdown. It then recrosses the Ticino(fine scenery), passes through theMonte Piottino and Par dorea Tun-nels, and descends 118 more by meansof the Prato Spiral Tunnel (1711yds.). Finally,, beyond the short Buscierina Tunnel, opens thefertile valley of Faido. The Ticino is crossed by the Stock Photo
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Switzerland ; and the adjacent portions of Italy, Savoy and Tyrol ; handbook for travellers . to a lower re-gion of the valley. At Dazio Grande(3110) the railway crosses the Ticino,and after being carried through twoshort tunnels and the Freggio SpiralTunnel (1712 yds.), it emerges inthe Piottino Ravine, 118 lowerdown. It then recrosses the Ticino(fine scenery), passes through theMonte Piottino and Par dorea Tun-nels, and descends 118 more by meansof the Prato Spiral Tunnel (1711yds.). Finally,, beyond the short Buscierina Tunnel, opens thefertile valley of Faido. The Ticino is crossed by the PolmengoBridge (2580), beyond which is the Polmengo Tunnel (330 yds.). 22l/i M. Faido. — Hotels: *Hotel-Pension Suisse, May 1st-Sept.30th, 90 beds, ft. 3-6, B. iy2, L. 3, D. 4, P. 8-12 fr.; Hotel Faido, 50 beds,P. 8-12 fr.; Hot. Milan, 60 beds, P. 7-10 fr.; these three at the station;*Hot.-Peks. Angelo, 50 beds at 2»/8-8, B. H/*, L. 2Va, D. 3V9, P. from7 fr.; *Hot.-Pens. Fransioli, 26 beds at 2-3, B. 1, L. 2, D. 2Va, P- 6-8 fr.;Hotel Vella. — Restaurant de la Poste; Birreria Rosian.. to Chiasso. BIASCA. Map,p. 480. —VII. B. 110. 533 Faido (2-465; pop. 835), the capital of the Leventina (see below),very picturesquely situated, is frequented as a health-resort inspring, summer, and autumn. It contains some interesting woodenhouses of the 16th cent., with curious carvings, and also a statueof the Swiss educationist Stefano Franseini, born here in 1796.On the right the Piumogna descends to the Ticino in three fine falls. The Vail© Leventina, or Ticino Valley, formerly belonged incommon to the thirteen confederated cantons (with the exception ofAppenzell), and was governed most despotically by bailiffs, who purchasedtheir appointments. The French put an end to this mode of governmentin 1798, and in 1814 the Congress of Vienna formed the Leventina andother Italian districts into the canton of Tessin or Ticino, From Faido over the Predelp Pass to the Liikmanier, see p. 473;via