Location and environment to Lago Maggiore
By walking, you can walk along a pleasant and panoramic path that sweeps the wide site of Locarno, or descend, in just a few minutes, to the splendid shores of Lake Maggiore, for walkings or water sports.
The Locarno region, with its lake sites and mountains with Cardada, the enchanting valleys: the Verzasca valley, the Maggia valley - and the Gambarogno region, are also easily accessible by public transport, which is located nearby.
Culture and events
The Canton Ticino as land of artists: Old Age mansions, medieval castles and churches bear witness to great architecture and works of applied art, as do the many picturesque villages. Visit the archeological and ethnographic museums and exhibitions of art and handicraft.
In the town of Locarno you may enjoy a glass of wine and a nice dinner on the Piazza Grande, visit the Città Vecchia, the weekly market and small local shops. In the evening or with bad weather you can relax at the thermal baths Termali Salini & Spa in Locarno.
Did you know that Locarno was recently awarded by the UNICEF with the title «Child Friendly Community»?