The Vigezzina-Centovalli Train

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How to get

By car: from the A26, follow in the direction of the Simplon dual carriageway as far as Domodossola, where the Centovalli train starts.
By train: from the station of Domodossola.


The whole Vigezzo Valley is served by a historical little blue train (better known in Italy as the little blue train of the Vigezzina and, in Switzerland, as the little train of the Centovalli), on a railway line which links Domodossola to the Swiss town of Locarno.

An Alpine railway par excellence, the Vigezzina passes through wonderful landscapes of woods, wild mountains, rivers and waterfalls along a route of 52 kilometres including 83 bridges and 31 tunnels. Completely immersed in Nature, this route between Italy and Switzerland offers passengers the chance to see up close some breath-taking scenery.  Once past Valley Vigezzo, the little blue train crosses the impressive Swiss territory of beech woods, rivers and jagged mountains to reach Locarno.

For those who wish to admire the spectacular scenery of this area, the “Lago Maggiore Express” is a travel combination that covers, in just one day, the whole of Lake Maggiore from Stresa to Locarno by boat and then the Vigezzo Valley and Centovalli on the little blue train.

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Ferrovia Vigezzina

Ferrovia Vigezzina-Centovalli