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About Us

la dolce vita e il dolce fare niente
Switch off and relax


Near to the center of Locarno, a few steps from its fabulous lakefront, Hotel Excelsior is perfect for spending wonderful holidays at Lake Maggiore with relaxing, sport, culture and entertainment.


Many places of tourist and historical interest, wonderful landscapes and nature surrounds Locarno, from the beautiful islands of Brissago and Cardada whith its marvelous view to the Lake Maggiore and the valleys of Ticino.

We offer you a wonderful stay at Lake Maggiore with comfortable and modern rooms, excellent service and are glad to support you with many proposals for activities.
Enjoy the ‘il dolce fara niente’ switch of and relax with basking in the warm sun on the beach at the lake.or enjoy a walk in the magic forests of the beautiful valleys. If you look for thrill activities, there are a lot of possibilities like paragliding, parachuting, bungee jumping on the dam Verzasca.

On warm summer evenings enjoy listening to a concert or watching a good movie in the great square Piazza Grande.

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