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Tucked away in a 14th-century palazzo in the heart of Locarno's Old Town, this
stylish apéro bar adjoins the Fondazione Patrizio Patelli, a nonprofit gallery fea-
turing the work of local artists. If you're staying overnight, book into the boutique
B&B upstairs. (
+41 091 751 93 33; www.caffedellarte.ch ; Via Cittadella 9, Locarno;
8.30am-9pm Tue-Sat;
Locarno)
Entertainment
14 Villa Giulia
CONCERT VENUE
OFFLINE MAP
Theatrical Villa Giulia with its towering lemon-yellow facade and colonnaded bal-
conies provides a scenic backdrop for open-air summer concerts. Originally the
home of Bernardino Branca (who invented the famous liqueur, Fernet), it has a
cocktail bar overlooking the lake. (
032 503 249; www.barvillagiulia.it ; Corso Zanitello 8,
Pallanza Verbania;
;
Verbania)
Top Tip
To Market
Sitting at the foot of a valley, the hamlet of Cannobio ( OFFLINE MAP ) 15km from the
Swiss border, is the prettiest Italian town on the lake.
On Sunday, the town hosts a large market on the waterfront with more than 290
stalls selling speciality meats, wines, cheeses and sweets, as well as nonfood items.
Shopping
15 Alessi
OUTLET STORE
OFFLINE MAP
 
 
 
 
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