Locarno’s climate is perfect for lolling about the lake. Bristling with palms and banana trees, these botanical gardens are a scenic...
Stride out and about the Italianate piazzas and arcades, and admire the Lombard houses. There are some interesting churches. Built in...
Kids will love the displays of falconry here.
A laid-back bar with a popular beer garden and a red-walled dance space.
Osteria del Centenario
Down by the lake, this is a top culinary address, turning out such clever dishes as suckling pig in peanut-curry crust and passionfruit...
Vicolo della Chiara 1 · interesting places nearby
Osteria Chiara information
Tucked away on a cobbled lane, this has all the cosy feel of a grotto . Sit at granite tables beneath the pergola or at timber tables by the fireplace for homemade ravioli and hearty meat dishes like veal with porcini mushrooms. From the lake follow the signs up Vicolo dei Nessi.