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.
The perfect location for your unforgettable stay. La dolce vita and all the good things in life. Where Italian charm and Swiss reliability blend into one, where Mediterranean fire meets Alpine passion: That’s the perfect location for an unforgettable holiday.
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.
Lago Maggiore –
a place you must not miss
Escape the daily grind. Your piece of the Mediterranean in an Alpine setting. On the southern edge of the Alps, part of the Italian regions Piemonte and Lombardy in the west, heart of the Swiss sunshine canton of Ticino in the north. Crystal-clear water, unique scenery, countless hours of sunshine. Welcome to the Lago Maggiore!
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
Day trip to
Fashion capital and cultural centre. Day trip every Thursday by comfortable coach and with a professional guide. Discover the heart of the capital of Lombardy with all its highlights: the Piazza del Duomo with its stunning cathedral, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, the Teatro alla Scala, the Castello Sforzesco and the Via Monte Napoleone with its countless high-fashion boutiques. You are free to spend the day as you wish. Departure from Milan at 4pm, arrival in Locarno at approx. 6pm.
Viale Verbano 29
6600 Locarno-Muralto, CH