Let the journey begin. Palm trees, magnolias, lemon trees. Sun, lakes, mountains. Indulgence, culture, tradition. That’s Ticino in a nutshell. That’s the essence of Locarno. A paradise between unspoilt nature and urban open-mindedness.
Where creativity is at home. The internationally renowned Locarno Film Festival. The pop, rock and jazz festival “Moon and Stars”. The museum for modern and contemporary art, the Ghisla Art Collection. The typical markets, local festivals, and theme events. Locarno is a vibrant place, where art and culture thrive.
Shores full of lush
The best climate in Switzerland. A special climate with special vegetation: Camellia, mimosa, jasmine, olive trees and even orange and lemon trees: This Mediterranean flora is truly extraordinary.
The Eden of Switzerland. The island of San Pancrazio awaits with its palace, medieval buildings and botanical gardens. The Isola Piccola stands out for its untouched beauty. The French poet Montesquieu also succumbed to the charms of the Brissago islands and went as far as to describe them as the “most beautiful spot in the world".
to the Alps
Alpine charm. Impressive landscapes with distinctive peaks and craggy rocks: In Ticino, the gateway to the Alps, impressive heights and majestic summits await!
Day trip to
Lavizzara and Val Bavona
The treasures in the north of Cevio. Day trip every Tuesday, by comfortable coach and with a professional guide. Discover the church of Mogno, the village of Fusio, the Foroglio waterfall and the stunning landscape of the Val Bavona. Lunch: There is the option of having lunch in a typical Grotto Ticinese. Return to Locarno: approx. 6pm