A walk along Lake Maggiore from Tenero to Locarno

Walking along Lake Maggiore from Tenero to Locarno

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View of Locarno and the neighboring town Muralto on Lake Maggiore.

Hiking from Tenero to Locarno

An easy walk along the northern tip of Lake Maggiore. It's even pleasant on a cloudy day.

ROUTE

How to reach Tenero, and detailed route instructions.

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Facts Tenero - Locarno

  • Hiking time: 1h00
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Elevation: 200 - 206 m
  • Distance: 4.4 km
  • Terrain: town, along lake
  • Region: Lake Maggiore (Ticino)

About this hike

The first 700 m of this route are not particularly interesting, but then you'll reach the lake for a pleasant stroll to Locarno. You'll have continuous views of Lake Maggiore (Lago Maggiore) and the surrounding mountains. You will pass various wonderful villas.

The route ends at the pretty lakefront in Locarno. If you're interested to explore more here, then consider to continue with this city walk.

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