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Printable maps of Locarno

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Locarno

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Locarno with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Locarno area

This Locarno map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Locarno and surroundings

Switzerland - moving around the country

Despite the sweeping dimensions of Switzerland, air transport here is well-developed. There are international and domestic airports. Flights to mountain regions are especially popular. The largest airport in the country is in Zurich. That’s the main airhub for Swiss company. Since 2011, a new international terminal has opened here. Today, it serves about 25 million passengers a year. All European airlines, as well as American and Canadian, fly to Zurich. In recent years, such flights have appeared in the schedule of airlines of the Middle East and some Asian countries. The next, but not least is the airport in Geneva. Most of the flights are aimed at interregional movement. Most of the flights in Basel Airport are flying to Germany and France. … Open

Overview of festivals and celebrations in Switzerland

Traditionally, there is a huge number of various carnivals in Switzerland. The carnival in Lucerne takes place in the last days before the Great Lent. The festival is held with an unprecedented scale. Almost the entire population of the city wears festive costumes. The carnival of musical groups takes place on the first day of the festivals; then come children's processions and the parade of monsters. The carnival ends with a festive fireworks. After that, an equally spectacular carnival in Bern begins. It begins with attempts to wake a sleeping bear, which is the symbol of this city. Trumps and drums are played everywhere in the city. The bear leaves the Prison Tower, and the real fun begins. The next day festivities for children are arranged. … Open

Photogallery of Locarno sights

Our guide to Locarno

Locarno sightseeing

Locarno is a city located on the shore of Lake Maggiore at the foot of the Alpine ridge. The second name of this place is "City of Peace." Locarno got this name after the international agreement about peace had been signed here in 1925. Another reason for this name is in the fact Locarno is a magnificent lakeside recreation area full of beautiful subtropical parks. International Film Festival traditionally takes … Open

Cultural excursion through Locarno - things to see

Locarno is an astonishing city with hot Italian temper. The first reference about the city dates back to the 8th century. The city has preserved the historical landmarks of different epochs. Locarno suburbs will unveil the ruins of ancient castles. One of the most stunning historical landmarks is considered to be the church Madonna del Sasso. It is set on the top of the high cliff dominating the city and enjoying the … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Locarno is a good chance for active leisure enthusiasts. The city boasts scenic natural areas, a variety of entertainment centers and shops. Travelers eager to view the natural landmarks of the area should take a tour Centovalli Railway. The Centovalli train route will go through the most picturesque places. Travelers will find out many interesting facts of the ancient city history during the tour. On-water … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Ethnic cuisine of Locarno is a traditional fondue, fragrant wines and simple but rich dishes. The city boasts gastronomic establishments of different trends that is why choosing a proper restaurant meeting the taste and fancy of every traveler will not turn to a great challenge. The Pizza restaurant Primavera is of great popularity among tourists and city guests. Its menu presents a few varieties of the popular … Open

Traditions and mentality of Locarno

Townspeople are big fans of such holidays and always take an active part in them. Their behavior may even seem strange to many foreigners since it is not at all associated with the restrained nature of local residents. Here, it is extremely rare to witness excessive emotions or see people chatting with each other in crowded places. All communication usually takes place in a more secluded and less crowded setting. … Open

Travel guide to Locarno

Nature lovers will be invited to visit the Valle Verzasca, which is located in the immediate vicinity of Locarno. This valley is very big and incredibly beautiful. Many tourist routes are laid along its territory. There are fascinating hiking trails, along which you can see the most hidden corners of the valley, and several interesting cycling routes. The main attraction of the valley is the ancient dam, which now … Open
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