"Locarno" Locarno by barbskie
Locarno Travel Guide: 114 reviews and 267 photos
Locarno, the Lady of the Camellias is one of the most famous town of South Switzerland at the lake of Maggia. Palms are growing here ,no wonder, the area owns the mildest climate of the country. Popular to its Sanctuary of Madonna del Sasso that dominates uphill and the yearly International Film Festival . The city has been an important tourist destination for over a century. There are numerous excursions up the valleys and around the lake.
The lake and its beach resort is of course, a great area to spend a while or for those who have enough time, just sit and relax in one of the restos.
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Parks and squares are not rare. The most popular here is the Piazza Grande, the meeting place in the heart of the town.... more travel advice
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