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Amenities Locarno

last updated: December 1, 2011

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 198 m
Inhabitants - total: 14506
City  X 
By a lake  X 
Country side  X 
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by cable car  X 
Accessible by public boat line  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 1 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 97
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 4384
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 10737
Group lodging - total beds: 501
Youth hostel  X 
Youth hostel  X  Member SYH
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Holidays on a farm  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Beauty farm / beauty hotel  X 
Hotel with weight-loss programme  X 
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
City-tour, organized, on foot  X 
Families / children - all year round  
Quality label 'Families Welcome'  X 
Other information all year round  
Hobby-courses summer and/or winter (course language): Sprachkurse, Musik, Keramik, Schauspielerei und Mimikschule, Weberei, Malkurse und vieles anderes
Congress center - capactiy of biggest hall - number of persons: 3000
Mountain railways - info phone: 091 735 30 30
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer Astral route along the river Maggia - from Locarno until Tegna
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 198 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 1600 m
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 1600 m
Cogwheel trains in summer - total: 1
Funiculars in summer - total: 1
Cable-cars in summer - total: 1
Chairlifts in summer - total: 1
Public boat line in summer  X 
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 200 km marked
Nordic Walking/Running 15 km
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 25 km
Biking trails within Destination 20 km marked
Mountainbike slopes 10 km marked
Beach volleyball terrain, public 4 Number
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" Fallschirmspringen, Segeln, Windsurf, Boccia, Reiten, ...
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Families / children - in summer  
Children's adventure park  X 
Children's animation, organized  X 
Other information for summer  
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1
Live Cam 2
Detailed local Weather Link
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Cardada
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1370 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 1670 m
Price one day pass adult 38 CHF
Price one day pass children 22 CHF
Snow sports school (phone.) 078 721 93 35
Local transport installations in winter - total: 5
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 1700 m
Cable-cars - total: 1
Cogwheel trains - total: 1
Funiculars - total: 1
Chairlifts - total: 1
Skilifts - total: 3
Babylift - Number: 1
Alpine Skiing  
Local ski slopes 5.4 km marked
Other information for winter  
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.