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FROM THE LAKE TO THE MOUNTAINS

THE LAKE AND THE MOUNTAINS: “LAGOMAGGIORE EXPRESS” AND the PANORAMIC CENTOVALLLI TRAIN

CENTOVALLI EXPRESS 1
DOCUMENT REQUIRED: valid identity card to cross border

Departure from the hotel and transfer by private coach to the town of Domodossola. Here, board the characteristic sCentovallis, train for a pleasant hour and a half scenic ride through the Vigezzo Valley, also known as the “Painters’ Valleys. Journey past uncontaminated forests, pristine waterfalls, and spectacular cliffs, as well as vineyards and picturesque villages, and the town of Re, famous for the shrine and Sanctuary of the Bleeding Madonna.
Continue on to Locarno in Canton Ticino (Switzerland), an attractive city on the shores of Lake Maggiore, and host to the famous international film festival. A guided tour is followed by free time for lunch, with the afternoon for shopping and exploring at leisure. Return by scheduled public Locarno-Intra ferry (about 2 hours) and then private coach back to the hotel. 

CENTOVALLI EXPRESS 2
DOCUMENT REQUIRED: valid identity card to cross border

Departure from the hotel and transfer by private coach to the town of Domodossola. Here, board the characteristic sCentovallis, train for a pleasant hour and a half scenic ride through the Vigezzo Valley, also known as the “Painters’ Valleys. Journey past uncontaminated forests, pristine waterfalls, and spectacular cliffs, as well as vineyards and picturesque villages as far as Santa Maria Maggiore, city of chimneysweeps. Visit the unique museum dedicated to this humble trade with its extensive collection of  tools, equipment and personal testimonies. Visit the enchanting historical centre full of charming shops, art studios and galleries as well as the sSchool of Fine Artss founded in the eighteenth century.
Free time for lunch on your own or in a typical restaurant (on request). In the afternoon, re-board  the train for Locarno, in Canton Ticino (Switzerland), an attractive city on the shores of Lake Maggiore, and host to the famous international film festival. Free time for shopping and exploring at leisure. Return by scheduled public Locarno-Intra ferry (about 2 hours) and then private coach back to the hotel. 

CENTOVALLI EXPRESS 3
DOCUMENT REQUIRED: valid identity card to cross border

Departure from the hotel and transfer by private coach to the town of Domodossola. Here, board the characteristic sCentovallis, train for a pleasant hour and a half scenic ride through the Vigezzo Valley, also known as the “Painters’ Valleys. Journey past uncontaminated forests, pristine waterfalls, and spectacular cliffs, as well as vineyards and picturesque villages, as far as Re, to visit the impressive Sanctuary, dedicated to the miracle of the Bleeding Madonna. Free time for lunch on your own or in a typical restaurant (on request).
In the afternoon, re-board the train for Locarno, in Canton Ticino (Switzerland), an attractive city on the shores of Lake Maggiore, and host to the famous international film festival. Free time for shopping and exploring at leisure. Return by scheduled public Locarno-Intra ferry (about 2 hours) and then board private coach back to the hotel.


Tel. +39 0323 1981000
Fax. +39 0323 1970474
  • Duration: 1 gg
  • Price: From 40 €
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