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Madonna del Sasso, Locarno, Ticino
Madonna del Sasso, Locarno, Ticino by Tom - Switzerland @flickr
Locarno by Diriye Amey @flickr
Locarno by Michael Beat @flickr
Lichtkunst "Brillant par Tradition" in Locarno
Lichtkunst "Brillant par Tradition" in Locarno by Banque Cic (Suisse) @flickr
Locarno by Ezioman @flickr
Locarno by Ezioman @flickr
Locarno und sein Heiligtum
Locarno und sein Heiligtum by Michael Beat @flickr
Locarno (Minusio)
Locarno (Minusio) by Vasile23 @flickr
Castello Visconteo in Locarno
Castello Visconteo in Locarno by Puyol5 @flickr
Locarno by Justinknabb @flickr
Locarno by Justinknabb @flickr
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The Russian Church is an important tourist destination in Geneva. The church was built in the middle of the 19th century by initiative of La Grande Duchesse Anna Feodorovna. The sanctuary is distinguished by luxury design as many items in the church were gifted by the Royal Family. The city of Lausanne is also famous for its religious landmarks. Here travelers are recommended to visit the Church of st. Francis that was built in the 13nth century. During more than 7 centuries long history, the church has significantly changed its original look. The only thing that is left unchanged is elegant and strict design of halls. The local cathedral, which was built in approximately same period, features more luxurious design. Its doors and facade are decorated with figures depicting priests, Bible heroes and angels. The walls and ceiling of the cathedral are decorated with magnificent frescos. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Locarno

Cuisine and top restaurants

The popular restaurant Osteria Ferriroli is set near the ancient winery. In the restaurant the guests are offered a vast choice of fusion cuisine dishes however the main feature of the place is still rich wine list. During the warm season some tables are served on the open air terrace that is why during meal the guests have a perfect chance to enjoy the scenic views. Classy restaurant Cittadella is specializing in … 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

Locarno for children - what to visit

For those who are most fond of water activities, it is worth visiting the complex “Lido Locarno” during summer. This wonderful recreation center is located on the lake shore. It offers its guests luxurious swimming pools with slides, spacious green terraces for sunbathing, a cozy café, and plenty of free space for active games and entertainment. There is also a large indoor pool in the center which you can … Open

Advices for travellers

5. The utility supply voltage is 220V, most of the hotels are equipped with the European standard power sockets. But some hotels may still perform the sockets of the old patter. The connectors and adapters may be demanded at the reception or be bought in specialized stores in advance. 6. The weather in Locarno is rather unpredictable, that is why warm clothing is a must even during warm season if … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Locarno hosts the only operating in the country casino which is Casino di Locarno. Evenings it attracts people desiring to try their fate. The casino has turned into one of the most important city sights. In warm period boat trips on Lake Maggiore is one of the most popular types of recreation among city visitors. Nature enthusiasts can visit the Brissago island famous for its natural landmarks. Almost the entire … Open

Cultural excursion through Locarno - things to see

Travelers can see many interesting architectural buildings scattered around the Piazza Grande. A unique historical building is placed there. It was built more than 300 years ago and today it hosts a renowned hotel. The main natural landmark is the Verzasca valley. Many touristic routes are crossing its territory. Hiking through the ancient reservation one can reach the ancient sea wall Verzasca Dam. This stroll will … Open

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