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Locarno Switzerland Tourism Guide

Locarno Switzerland Tourism Guide

There are various popular cities, towns as well as villages in Switzerland which can bring the right picture of Switzerland to the tourists. Locarno Switzerland is a small town in the district of the same name.

It belongs to the canton Ticino. This town is situated on the northern tip of the Lake Maggiore. This town is close to the foothills of the Alps. This is the third largest city of the canton and has quite a large population.

You might be familiar with the name of the town because of the international film festival that is held every year in this place. You might have surely heard the name of the Locarno international film festival which is held in the month of August.

At this point of time people from different parts of the country as well as outside the country flock in this place. Other than this, Locarno Switzerland is also popular for many other things. In this place you will get an interesting Latin charm.

This town is usually popular in Switzerland because it has the warmest climate of all. You will find a lot of lemon trees as well as palm trees in this region. The Piazza Grande is actually the heart of this town.

You will also find popular castles and churches which are the pride of this town. The church which is found here has a history behind it. The church was built because mother Mary appeared at that site. This is one of the best places to visit in Locarno Switzerland.

If you visit this place you will not only find mountains but also beautiful lakes. Skiing is one of the most popular activities taken up by the tourists in this place. If you plan to visit Locarno Switzerland in winter then you just have to wait for the right kind of weather conditions to start enjoying skiing.

Other than skiing hiking is the other popular activity in this place. Summer is also a good time to visit the place. The interested tourists can go for treks in summer as well as horse riding.

The horse can take you up to the chestnut forests which are accessible from this small town. In summer you can go high up with the help of cable cars.

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This page last updated in Feb 2016