Our most recommended things to do in Locarno

Escape Room across Locarno

Escape Room across Locarno

Hunt for clues, crack codes and solve puzzles - just like in a great escape room. A dozen clues placed in the streets and shops of the old town, that only the smartest will find. You’ll find hidden symbols in a record store or a cryptic message in a pizzeria. Every object is a piece of a bigger puzzle. The challenges become increasingly more difficult. Sato Code is no game for kids: we recommend active participation from the age of 13. You’ll need to unleash all your brainpower to unravel the mystery. Only together with your team of brainiacs, you’ll master this game. The game unfolds in the city centre, starting at Piazza Grande and going towards the Visconteo Castle. You'll not only pass by Locarno's iconic landmarks, but also uncover some hidden gems that only few visitors come across. Don't settle for a usual tourist outing – try this escape game!

Domodossola: Centovalli Train & Valle Vigezzo Museums Ticket

Domodossola: Centovalli Train & Valle Vigezzo Museums Ticket

Experience an enchanting journey with the "Trenino delle Centovalli," a train traversing the scenic Alps from Domodossola to Santa Maria Maggiore Valley, offering breathtaking views of the Italian Alps. Explore the charming center of Santa Maria Maggiore Village and delve into the fascinating Chimney Sweep Museum, unveiling the challenges of this historic profession. Continue your cultural experience at the "Casa del Profumo" museum, dedicated to the creators of the renowned "eau de cologne." Conclude your day with an aperitif and snacks at a local bar before returning to Domodossola by train.

Escape Room across Ascona

Escape Room across Ascona

Hunt for clues, crack codes and solve puzzles - just like in a great escape room. A dozen clues placed in the streets and shops of the old town, that only the smartest will find. You’ll find hidden symbols in a record store or a cryptic message in a pizzeria. Every object is a piece of a bigger puzzle. The challenges become increasingly more difficult. Sato Code is no game for kids: we recommend active participation from the age of 13. You’ll need to unleash all your brainpower to unravel the mystery. Only together with your team of brainiacs, you’ll master this game. The game unfolds in the city centre, you will walk in the charming Borgo (old town), through the alleys and along the lakefront. You'll not only pass by Ascona's iconic landmarks, but also uncover some hidden gems that only few visitors come across. Don't settle for a usual tourist outing – try this escape game!

Verzasca Valley: 4-Hour Canyoning in Corippo

Verzasca Valley: 4-Hour Canyoning in Corippo

The tour begins with a leisurely 15-minute ascent where you can admire beautiful Corippo, known as the village with the fewest inhabitants in Switzerland. After leaving the village of Corippo behind, you approach the Corippo Valley to begin canyoning through the Verzasca Valley.  After the safety briefing, you will start immediately with a slide of 30 feet. This canyon in particular is ideal for families and large groups with braver and less brave people. Each descent offers the possibility of slowly rappelling down, or for the more courageous, the rappelling points become slides up to 50 feet with jumps up to 30 feet into emerald-green pools. As you continue deeper into the canyon, you’ll eventually reach pathways no more than 6-feet wide for a true canyoning experience. After about 1.5 hours in the gorge, you’ll jet down the last slide that leads directly into Lake Vogorno. After swimming across the lake, it’s up to you what to do — you can visit a traditional Swiss Ticino Grotto restaurant, or head back to your car with a 15-minute walk.

Locarno and Ascona: Scenic Electric Bike Cycling Tour

Locarno and Ascona: Scenic Electric Bike Cycling Tour

Have you ever yearned to experience the mesmerizing beauty of Ticino and its natural wonders, just like the captivating tales on Instagram? Well, now you can be the protagonist, as you explore the crystalline waters of the nearby rivers and waterfalls, breathe in the fresh air, and embrace the sights and sounds of the natural world. Embark on a scenic bike tour through Locarno Ascona Lake Maggiore in Ticino, and let the breathtaking beauty of the region unfold before your eyes. Book now for an experience that will leave you with unforgettable memories and a longing to return. Offer Description Upon arrival at our designated meeting point, you will receive your bikes, helmets, and water bottles. After a light breakfast, a brief but informative session will outline the day's itinerary. Throughout 99% of the journey, you will cycle along protected and secure bike paths, ensuring your safety and peace of mind. Take breaks to capture stunning photographs, enjoy refreshing swims, and optionally savor a delightful lunch (not included). Alternatively, you can choose to pause for a traditional meal at a local restaurant, where you can personally taste the produce of the hardworking farmers. After 4 to 5 hours of pure bliss and fulfillment, a leisurely downhill ride will bring the group back to the starting point.

Switzerland: Private Transfer by car to anywhere

Switzerland: Private Transfer by car to anywhere

Meet your driver at your chosen location almost anywhere in Switzerland and allow them to assist you with your luggage. Relax as you take in panoramic views of the majestic Swiss scenery. Reach any location within Switzerland and abroad by choosing from different mileage options. Enjoy the comfort of travelling aboard a private vehicle that runs on biogas, ensuring a ride that is environment-friendly. Chat with your driver during your journey to get some useful recommendations for your stay in Switzerland. Arrive smoothly at your destination and get ready for the next phase of your trip.

Locarno: Private Transfer to/from Malpensa Airport (MXP)

Locarno: Private Transfer to/from Malpensa Airport (MXP)

We offer only professional, qualified and discreet drivers who will be able to accompany you in the best possible comfort to your destinations, so that you can arrive on time to your engagements. To greet you you will find one of Our drivers with a sign with your name on it Comfort and luxury for Fsc by Ferreri Stefano are synonymous with each other : a safe and reliable partner for your car rental with driver needs. For your travel needs,for business,pleasure fun or relaxation if you are looking for a car rental service with driver, Fsc by Ferreri Stefano is the answer for you. Fsc di Ferreri Stefano guarantees reliability, thanks to the seriousness of its drivers, safety thanks to the constantly renewed and controlled fleet, comfort and luxury thanks to the vehicles we have. Our drivers speak several languages and all of them are highly qualified and experienced : they will know how to take you to your destination, while you in all tranquility and discretion, can make your business or private calls, prepare your meeting, arrange your agenda or simply

Locarno Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour

Locarno Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour

Get to know Locarno at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. You'll explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks: Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure, you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like Piazza Grande, Castello Visconteo, Walk of Fame Locarno and many more exciting sights in the neighbourhood. After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the Eye sculpture at the railway station and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at Walk of Fame Locarno. The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours.

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What people are saying about Locarno

Overall rating

4.5
(24 reviews)

The train ride was great. Great view. Unfortunately, the opening hours of the museums are a bit stupid because they are closed between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. That's a very long time. Otherwise everything was good, although a bit expensive.

After an initial code problem, the guys in the team immediately contacted me and gave the code back. Then everything was perfect. We walked around the narrow streets of the historic center for two hours looking at churches, shops, squares.

Mario, very professional and attentive to everything, I always felt safe and enjoyed it very much, a highly recommended experience.

Superb experience and impeccable guides, a big THANK YOU to Mario and Giuseppe!

That you get into corners where we would never have gone.