Travel Blogs from Locarno, Switzerland

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From Swiss-German to Swiss-Italian, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

From Swiss-German to Swiss-Italian

A travel blog entry by sailingglenn

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L O C A R N O:  Italian Swiss City, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

L O C A R N O: Italian Swiss City

A travel blog entry by jjndotr

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... a quick look around and then headed back to Naters before night fall.  Here are a few pictures of our train ride and Locarno:                            ...

Across the border, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Across the border

A travel blog entry by tan14

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... actually is in both countries. I spent three nights here in a small hotel on the edge of the old town. Now I am in Switzerland the expenses are really going up. Luckily the coop supermarket is close by and have had picnics for lunch each day and one ...

Judo Competetion, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Judo Competetion

A travel blog entry by fwice

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Overnight in Locarno, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Overnight in Locarno

A travel blog entry by travelingdiva

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... and the main plaza.   we spent a brief time in the morning at the lake but it was too cold to stay there long. Locarno is a very pretty city and I imagine it would be even nicer in the summer when you can really enjoy the sapphire blue lake. But ...

The Spirit of Locarno, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

The Spirit of Locarno

A travel blog entry by ejm56

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... in the middle of a suburban high street; a bit like having a border control halfway down Stirchley High Street. Geographically, Italy and Switzerland seem intertwined in this neck of the mountains. Perhaps it was the heat, or the confusion of language in ...

Cloudy skies are here again, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Cloudy skies are here again

A travel blog entry by travelingdiva

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We found the rain again driving from Bellinzona to Locarno. It stayed with us for most of the afternoon. The hotel we are staying in is really nice but they charged an extra 20CHF for Lincoln so I was not very happy about that. However it kind of balanced ...

Locarno, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Locarno

A travel blog entry by johnsjourneys

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... valley and into Bellinzona, and one final train that arrived in Locarno at 1500 where the luggage was brought back into play. Locarno is quite a large town with a lovely position on Lake Maggiore, made famous in Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms. ...

Stresa  to Locarno, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Stresa to Locarno

A travel blog entry by traveltragic

... bit brighter so we stopped for lunch More rain as we drove on - even small avalanches from the cliffs beside the road Ascona - millionaire's paradise - walked around town Drove on to Locarno - still raining - floodwaters quite deep ...

At the Lake, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

At the Lake

A travel blog entry by dodgethis

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Locarno, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Locarno

A travel blog entry by reisender

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Hello Locarno, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Hello Locarno

A travel blog entry by davidjcranmer

I arrived in locarno for The ...

Hiking and biking in Locarno, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Hiking and biking in Locarno

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... - just push a button and the cappuccino is manufactured. Quality was good but not up to normal Italian standards…but this is Switzerland. Returned to the bike rental office a few minutes before 10 am so found a seat for a brief wait. As soon as the ...

I mean, seriously, I have a great job, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

I mean, seriously, I have a great job

A travel blog entry by hgaynor

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... biggest growth market my company probably has right now. I spent much of the afternoon in the car traveling from Lachen to Locarno. Switzerland is a beautiful country, moreso than I imagined it would be and among the prettiest places I've been. We are ...

Locarno, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Locarno

A travel blog entry by ksmythe

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(Christine) Had lunch in the piazza in Lorcarno...most excellent gnocci with gorgonzola cheese then off for some banana gelato....Diet?  What diet?  A long walk around the lake was all it took to work off the pasta & cream....let the girl dream ;-) ...

Canton Ticino - Switzerland, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Canton Ticino - Switzerland

A travel blog entry by dani.bora

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Day 24. Travelling day. Saas Grund to Locarno, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Day 24. Travelling day. Saas Grund to Locarno

A travel blog entry by pybus71

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Today was a traveling day. We left Saas Grund and headed East via Italy to Locarno. The drive took us through some amazing mountain passes including Simplonpass, the Gondoschlucht, Val Divedro and Val Vigezzo which is also known as the Vally of a ...

A Day Trip to Switzerland by Train / Ferry, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

A Day Trip to Switzerland by Train / Ferry

A travel blog entry by san01178

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... tip of Lake Maggiore in the canton of Ticino, situated on the delta of the River Maggia, is Locarno, the city with the mildest climate in Switzerland, enjoying 2300 hours of sunshine every year. The "Lady of the Camellias" lures the visitors with its ...

I love the Swiss, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

I love the Swiss

A travel blog entry by clayman295

Doctor and Nurse, the nicest people I've ever ...

Boat; Train- Train- Train, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Boat; Train- Train- Train

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... and young crops like corn and wheat growing in the fields. We changed trains in Milano to head for Bellinzona, our first stop in Switzerland. Had to have our Swiss Rail Pass from Untours validated at that station. We then had to wait again for the Locarno ...

A blog extra- pop culture observations…, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

A blog extra- pop culture observations…

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... , as his mother guided it. Clerks in stores or cafes expect you to say “buongiorno” and “grazie.” In Switzerland, we’ve found the toilettes to be clean and well maintained. Often men and women enter the same door to a common ...

"Little Italy" : Locarno

A travel blog entry by flyingthrghlife

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... don't remember why I chose to wear jeans but I was dying. It must have been 85, which was the hottest it had been in Switzerland all year and it was hell. There was a huge rock wall next to the tiny gondola station with some rocks jutting out overhead so ...

Switzerland, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Switzerland

A travel blog entry by ngospo

We traveled by train to the southern resort town of Locarno.  More Italian than Swiss, this town is distinguished by gorgeous flowers and lots of ...

Wow! Wow! Wow!, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Wow! Wow! Wow!

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... we probably stayed in the same apartment in Montalcino. They plan to stay another week in the Heartland of Switzerland following their week in Locarno. It was really interesting how similar the two couples "operated"- Heidi was the planner and guide much ...

Lago Maggiore, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Lago Maggiore

A travel blog entry by manuroger

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Via Tessin, Locarno sind wir entlang dem Lago Maggiore gefahren, weiter ging es dann nach ...

Day Trip to Locarno, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Day Trip to Locarno

A travel blog entry by scatabout

... dinner so went for a walk and to bed.     The train trip very worthwhile.   We crossed into Switzerland on our way over the alps and the buildings in Locarno much more modern that Stresa.      No ...

Little Italy....little manners, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Little Italy....little manners

A travel blog entry by swizzcheez

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... ;   Today I had another valuable day pass, so I took the train all the way down to Locarno, which is in the Italian part of Switzerland.   The ride down was incredibly beautiful!   I took so many pictures just from the ...

I am DJ!, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

I am DJ!

A travel blog entry by 2enhance

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    WOW. So Rachel and I did in fact goto the south of Switzerland for the weekend. To a little town of 15,000, called Locarno. We couch-surfed with a hip graphic designer who had a couch for two. The night that we got there, there was a ...

Lazing in Locarno, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

Lazing in Locarno

A travel blog entry by aaronandsam

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... in the lake with a lazy lakeside afternoon. Have to say it was lovely! We are looking forward to returning to EU Europe... Switzerland is seriously expensive compared to what we've experienced so far and its a real pain having to use a different currency! ...

On to Barcelona, Locarno, Switzerland travel blog

On to Barcelona

A travel blog entry by dadonatrain

Once I finished the Centovalli ride, I was in Locarno, Switzerland.  At that point, I really felt fulfilled.  I had done fifteen countries! In case you´re curious: Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, ...

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