The Locarno area is the only place where you can go from the lakeside to the mountains in the bat of an eye. On an average year, Locarno records 2,155 hours of sunshine, or rather 56% of the possible sunshine. In comparison, Zurich only enjoys around 1,482 hours and Turin 1,618 hours.
Are you looking for a corner of paradise with a mild climate, exotic plants and wonderful mountains? From palms to glaciers. You will be amazed by the variety of the area around Lake Maggiore and its valleys.
Do you need to pack swimwear for sunbathing by the lake or river, hiking boots for walking mountain paths in the Ticino valleys, or smart clothes for one of the many events that enliven the evenings in the canton? Check the weather forecast and temperatures for the next few days in Bellinzona, Lugano and Mendrisio with just one click.