Weather in Locarno. Actual conditions and forecast
Week forecast for temperature, rain and cloudiness
Map of wind conditions for Locarno area
Map of Locarno temperature forecast1. You can zoom in to Locarno using the '+' button, or check temperatures around the globe by the '-' button.
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This temperature map is centered around Locarno. The map is real-time and interactive.
Rain forecast for Locarno area1. Using the control panel above this map, you can check the rain forecast for Locarno for any period within next 10 days.
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This precipitation forecast map is centered around Locarno. The map is also real-time and interactive.
Climate in Switzerland and weather forecast - best seasons for visitDespite the fact that in the off-season the tourist flow is dropping, places in hotels should still be booked in advance. That’s because the most active time for the business sector is coming. From April to the end of June, it's time to go on tours and visit natural and architectural monuments of the country. From September to October, various sports tours are very popular, including trekking in mountains, mountaineering, paragliding, and canoeing. You can go to the south of Switzerland even in autumn, as the exhausting heat there is already over. The weather will become fair and comfortable to get acquainted with the lush subtropical vegetation. … Open
Atmosphere of Switzerland: religion and languagesSwitzerland is one of the most democratically developed countries in the world. That is why the state language here isn’t just one. There are three of them, German, French, and Italian. In these languages, state legislative acts are drawn up and meetings with federal government bodies are held. Most of Swiss speak the German dialect, Schweizerdeutsch. About 20 percent of the population speaks French. It is distributed in the adjoining lands of Geneva, Friborg and Valais. No more than 5 percent of Swiss citizens speak Italian. Even Rhaeto-Roman has the status of the national language. It is considered a derivative of the old Latin language, and only about 1 percent of the population speaks it. It is distributed mainly in the mountainous region of Graubünden. … Open
Sights of Locarno - photogallery
Locarno guide chapters
The Swiss city attracts fans of classic golf as well as a mini version of the game. Within Locarno and outside it, one can find several great golf clubs. For example, Golf Club Patriziale Ascona or Golf Gerre Losone, which are considered the most popular golf centers for both tourists and locals. As for minigolf courses, it's worth mentioning the best ones - Bosco Isolino and Terzotempo a Campofelice. These clubs are … Open
Advices for travellers
9. Experienced travelers advise to exchange the currency before entering the country as the city lacks currency exchange counters and the exchange rates offered there are not the most profitable ones. Some boutiques and souvenir stores accept US dollars however national currency is the most profitable way of payments. 8. There are discounts provided for retirees for some types of tours and cultural … Open
Locarno for children - what to visit
A unique sight of Locarno which enjoys deserved popularity among tourists with children is the reserve Falconeria Locarno. The main inhabitants of this reserve are falcons – one of the most powerful birds of prey in the world. Visitors to the center will be able to see rare species of owls and watch how staffs train the birds so that they can later hunt with individuals. Visitors are permitted to pat and even … Open
Travel guide to Locarno
The main point of many excursion programs in Locarno is Piazza Grande. For many years, it has been the center of the cultural and business life of the city. All significant ceremonial events take place on this street. You can see beautiful historical buildings around it. Next to the square, there is a picturesque promenade, which is the focus of numerous restaurants, cafes and entertainment venues. The city has … Open
Traditions and mentality of Locarno
Locarno has long become a popular tourist city, so foreign guests can hardly surprise them greatly. Their restrained and untalkative nature does not apply to cases when somebody needs help - they will always tell you how to get to the desired attraction or bus stop. However that may be, townspeople restraining their emotions can hardly be called inhospitable. On the contrary, they are always very polite and … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
The restaurant of Italian cuisine Vallemaggia is of immense popularity among local people and city visitors. Cozy and fine decorated hall, wide choice of dishes and excellent wine list are the features which turn any romantic dinner just fantastic. Another interesting place serving Italian specialities is Trattoria da Luigi restaurant. It features moderate pricing that attracts many visitors to the place in the … Open