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The principal Swiss resort of Lago Maggiore, Locarno is a characterful old town which enjoys the most glorious of locations, on a broad sweeping curve of a bay in the lake, and also clocks up the most sunshine hours of anywhere in Switzerland. The arcades and piazzas of the town centre are overlooked by subtropical gardens of palms, camellias, bougainvillea, cypress, oleanders and magnolias, which flourish on the lakeside promenades and cover the wooded slopes which crowd in above the town centre. Locarno focuses its considerable resources on tourism, and draws in two very different sets of customers: one, from …
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Minotel Geranio Au Lac

Hotel Geranio Au Lac is a 2-Star property that lies on the delightful Locarno Muralto promenade in Switzerland, just 2 minutes away from the train station, the landing stage, and the city center. The quiet ...

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Piazza Grande Locarno

Every year the residents of the city witness the popular Locarno International Film Festival, hosted at the Piazza Grande. Piazza Grande Locarno was converted into an outdoor cinema ...