Luino, a pretty little town on the shore of Maggiore Lake, can be reached by car from Gambarogno, passing through the customs checkpoint at Dirinella, or by boat from Locarno, Ascona or Brissago.
Goods of every kind can be purchased from its internationally renowned market: from groceries to clothes, flowers and accessories of different types. There are always a large number of stalls selling fresh cheeses, cold meats and lake fish, as well as seasonal fruit and vegetables. Visitors will also find clothes of all kinds for sale, from jeans to jumpers, pyjamas, socks, tights, shoes, underwear and hats. There is also an extensive selection of leather goods, such as bags of different shapes and sizes, belts and jackets, and all sorts of accessories. Other stalls sell buttons, cotton thread in all the colours of the rainbow, fabrics and yarn for sewing and knitting, as well as cutlery, ladles, whisks, coffee grinders, etc., for the kitchen. There is also a good selection of beauty products and cosmetics.
Imported goods must comply with customs regulations: see the information on customs clearance.
Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.