The Tourist city of Locarno
A Switzerland tour takes you to Locarno set the northern shore of Lake Maggiore. Though the city of Locarno was once the seat of the dukes of Milan, it has been Swiss since 1516. With Switzerland flexi tours you can visit the tourist city of Locarno, which has art galleries, excellent antiques and the Church of Madonna del Sasso.
Locarno is a picturesque city, offering the visitors a chance to rest and renew their spirit in its many piazzas and outdoor cafes. On your Locarno tour you can enjoy a ride on the cable car while traveling for Cimetta, a belvedere with a wonderful view over the town and lake.
Locarno tour will take you to the nearby town of Melide; the Swissminiatur provides fun for kids of all ages. It has models of hundreds of Swiss landmarks on a scale of 1:25. Melide also hosts an open-air film festival in summer.
There are many other quaint villages in Locarno, Switzerland, offering spectacular scenery, peaceful lakes, stone churches and wine tasting. Among them are Ascona, Morcote, Gandria and across the border in Italy, Como, Luino and Campione. You can enjoy these lovely sights on your Switzerland tour.
Restaurants in Locarno
The large public square or Piazza Grande in Locarno has many pizzerias, eateries, and cafes where tourists can enjoy a meal while on tours to Locarno. The Inova department store has a self-service restaurant that offers reasonably priced fare. For delicious local cuisine including freshly caught fish from Lake Maggiore try dining at the restaurants in the streets of the old town.
Some of the best restaurants in Locarno are, Centenario (nouvelle cuisine), Svizzero (Italian food), Cittadella (Italian and fish dishes), Cantina Canetti (regional cuisine and live music), Lungolago (pub and pizzeria), Bar del Pozzo (café-bar), Simba (bar with a DJ), Navegna (Ticinese cuisine) and Funicolare (fish dishes).
Enjoy dining at Restaurants in Locarno on tours to Locarno, Switzerland with Switzerland Flexitours.