municipality in the canton of Ticino, Switzerland

Tenero is a small town located on the northern shore Lake Maggiore in Ticino, the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland. It is about 4 km from Locarno.

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Get in Edit

By train Edit

Great train system, 20 minutes from Bellinzona and 4 minutes from Locarno. info and timetable for SBB rail online.

Locarno is the next biggest city.

Get around Edit

Free shuttle bus for camping guests, free ship to Locarno only in summer. In summer, Tenero is a great place to ride a bike, within 30 minutes you will be in Locarno or in 1 hour in Bellinzona

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Do Edit

Go around the beautiful National Sport Center, take a swim in the Lago Maggiore. Visit the church in Contra.

  • 1 Gordola Adventure Park, Via Tratto di Fondo 2a, Gordola, +41 91 745 22 28. A rope park in Gordola, around 500 metres walk from Tenero rail station. Fr. 30.

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  • Spiaggia Pubblica a great Hawaii-style bar, snack bar, directly in front of the beach, a nice spot to enjoy a sunset.

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Campsite Edit

Tenero is known for its campsites along the lake.

  • 1 Campofelice, Via alle brere 7, +41 91 745 14 17. With 860 camping spaces, it's one of the largest and best equipped in Europe. Reservation is not possible.
  • 2 Lago Maggiore, Via Lido 4, +41 91 745 18 48, . Family-friendly campsite, located at the shore of Lake Maggiore. Reservation is possible.

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