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Riding the Centovalli Railway

By John Reality, Cambodia, March 2012

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Situated on the Swiss-Italian border, the so-called “hundred valleys” train line known as the Centovalli Railway is an excellent bet for a day trip or weekend excursion. The trip to Locarno on Lake Maggiore from Domodossola in Italy is among the most memorable and picturesque means of entering Switzerland. During the trip (a minimum of two hours each way), you’ll see beautiful chestnut forests, jagged cliffs and gorges, rushing waterfalls, vineyards, monasteries and quaint villages. What you won’t see are the spectacular bridges that make passage along the vertiginous route possible, but then, you can’t have everything.

Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Switzerland Things to Do blog. Visit the original post to continue reading the full post and to learn more about things to do in Switzerland.

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