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Locarno, Switz.


Plucky  (A License)

May 13, 2005, 4:59 AM
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I'm hoping to go to Locarno in Switzerland 27-30 May, and was wondering if anyone can recommend close accomodation, and the best way to get there?

I guess Lugano is the closest airport with regular flights ... are there trains between Locarno and Lugano?

Thanks in advance! Smile


May 13, 2005, 8:29 AM
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Re: [Plucky] Locarno, Switz. [In reply to] Can't Post

come to in Gruyres, fly to Geneva and we'll get you a ride and accomodation.
We are having the 2nd Annual Piis Film festival these dates Tongue


May 13, 2005, 10:35 AM
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Re: [Plucky] Locarno, Switz. [In reply to] Can't Post

hi plucky

the trainsystem in switzerland is perfect. between lugano and locarno you have trains every hour. if you fly into milan it is approx. 2 hours by train, from zurich approx. 3 hours and very nice scenery. the dz in locarno has one of the nicest sceneries in the world. jumps are bit expensive (29 euros approx./4000 meters). 2 porters and sometimes helicopter on sundays. the best around locarno after jumping is the food, incredible. cheap accomodation are a few private places only minutes from the dz. call the office in locarno for details / they speak english. also simple hotels for approx. 30 euros only 2 minutes by car. enjoy and say hello to the people there.

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