Locarno (Italian: [loˈkarno], German: [loˈkarno]; Ticinese: Locarn [luˈk?ːrn]; formerly in German: Luggárus [luˈgaːr?s]) is a southern Swiss town and municipality in the district Locarno (and its capital), located on the northern shore of Lake Maggiore at its northeastern tip in the canton of Ticino at the southern
In this regard, which is better Locarno or Lugano?
Lugano is a bigger, bustling cosmopolitan city. The old town is nice and there are great hikes to do around Lugano. Locarno is smaller, has a nice old town and is a bit more laid back. Ascona doesn't have a train station but is only a couple of minutes away from Locarno by bus.
Furthermore, how do you get to Locarno Switzerland?
Traveling to Locarno The recommended way to travel to Locarno is by train, either from Lugano or Bellinzona in the east, or via the scenic Centovalli Railway from Italy or western Switzerland. You can reach the town by car too. If you do, we recommend making sure your accommodation offers an affordable parking place.
How far is Locarno from Lugano?
What does Locarno mean?
(lō-kär′nō) A town of southern Switzerland at the northern end of Lake Maggiore. The Locarno Pact between Germany and various European powers was signed here in 1925, in an effort to promote peace and maintain existing territorial borders.