Your sunny getaway. There are many sides to Locarno, all of them unique. The Mediterranean flair and pleasant climate are important elements in its charm. 2,300 hours of sunshine a year make Locarno the warmest town in Switzerland, where southern plants such as palm trees, fig trees and oleanders thrive.
The crystal-clear waters of Lago Maggiore entice visitors to swim. Perfect for cooling down on a hot day, for getting some adrenaline going during a windsurfing session, for setting sail towards new adventures: Water sports enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice by the range of activities on offer.
In the mountains and in the valley of Ticino, temperatures remain pleasantly cool, ideal for discovering the region and conquering a summit or two in the process. Needless to say that committed cyclists will also love the many opportunities for getting into the saddle!