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Vigezzina-Centovalli Railway

Via Mizzoccola 9, 28845 Domodossola, Italy
+39 0324 242055
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Breathtaking scenery right through the mountains

A very pleasant slow ride through a spectacular valley. Make sure you get a train (more like a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Colin S
Derby, United Kingdom
Lovely views

Got the train from Stressa to Domodossola then changed to get this tourist train to Locarno. Buy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Angela R
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Scenic train operates between Locarno,Switzerland and Domodossola, Italy, traveling through the breathtaking "Centovalli".
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
5 days ago
“Breathtaking scenery right through the mountains”
3 weeks ago
“Scenic splendour in clean, comfortable train.”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Via Mizzoccola 9, 28845 Domodossola, Italy
+39 0324 242055

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A very pleasant slow ride through a spectacular valley. Make sure you get a train (more like a modern tram than a train) with the large picture windows. It costs a few Euros extra but is well worth it to see the tops of the...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got the train from Stressa to Domodossola then changed to get this tourist train to Locarno. Buy the ticket that gives you unlimited ferry trips either the day before or after you take this journey for only an extra €10 well worth it. Locarno didn't...More

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beginning and the end of this train ride is underground, so it feels as in a subway. Going up from Locarno through the narrow Centovalli is the best part of the trip. Later, on the Italian side, the valley opens up and is less...More

Thank saronic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a highlight of our tour of the Italian lakes and it didn't disappoint. The train was clean, comfortable and on time (quite a novelty for us Brits!) and the scenery was beautiful.

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Pre purchased tickets but you may be able to get on train From Domodossola to Locarno the narrow gauge train goes through 2 hours of mountains snow capped and scenic views. Locarno is lovely spot - funiculars is a must do there. Ferry trip back...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Fantastic journey through beautiful scenery. Parked at Locarno station, plenty of places (on return take your ticket to tourist counter to get a discount parking rate). Went all the way to Domodossola and had a great lunch before our return.

Thank Gian M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I read that this is a "must-take scenic railway journey" so I travelled in anticipation and arrived in disappointment! As my partner and I were staying at Baveno we took the train to Domodossola for this scenic train ride to Locarno. The passing scenery was...More

1  Thank LouiseR2020
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We traveled by train from Lucerne, via Visp (beautiful little town) to Domodossola (must see:Piazza del Mercato, Sacro Monte Calvario). The next day we took the Centovalli train to Locarno. This train is old fashioned with wooden benches and as the name suggests weaves thru...More

5  Thank Luzi3
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I travelled from Domodossola through to Locarno en route to Zurich. This section of that journey was by far the most scenic. I was using the line as a means to getting to a destination, but the beautiful scenery of this line makes an out...More

2  Thank AlbertfromCroydon
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I was very disappointed in this experience. There are so many spectacular train rides in the area. This route from Domodossola to Locarno had only about 20 minutes worth of beautiful scenery. It was relaxing , compared to the alternate route via Bern for my...More

1  Thank mombatDallas
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Wondering if you know if it is possible to buy one-way tickets from Domodossola to Locarno and if so, where do you do it online? Can only seem to find eurail pass we just want to go for a day trip from Stresa and then back on the ferry line.
21 March 2017|
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Response from DirezioneStruttura | Property representative |
Dear Jim, we saw your e-mail in our inbox this morning, thank you so much. We remain at your disposal for any further information here, via e-mail and on Facebook! Hope to welcoming soon aboard of our trains. Kind regards
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may i know the reservation procedure for the panorama car centovalli express?
9 November 2016|
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Response from DirezioneStruttura | Property representative |
Hello arijitmaj, you can send us an e-mail (info[@]vigezzinacentovalli[.]com) with your kind request. We would be glad to book your seats in advance. Looking forward to welcoming you on board. Kind regards!
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isabella m
Hi Tracy where did you find tickets? and did you stop for the weekend at half trip? ... I wish I could do it
21 September 2016|
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Response from LeeStJohn | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it was part of an organised tour. I think you can buy tickets at the local stations.