Railway adventures

Locarno and Madonna del Sasso

Visit the Madonna del Sasso pilgrimage church by train and funicular railway.

Your journey to Locarno with the Vigezzina/Centovalli railway will take you across bridges and rivers and past vineyards. Once in Locarno, a five-minute funicular railway ride will take you up to the Madonna del Sasso pilgrimage church, a popular viewing point out over Lago Maggiore. The funicular railway station is located in the immediate vicinity of the Centovalli Railway Station.

Availability Today (Tuesday) open

The offer is available all year round.

The funicular railway is closed in November due to repair work.

Subject to change without prior notice


Train ride, Domodossola–Locarno and Madonna del Sasso

  • € 30.00 Adults
  • € 15.00 Children (aged 6 to 15)

The Domodossola–Locarno train ride is included with the GA travelcard and day ticket.

Prices in € incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration.


Free audio guide

Follow your journey on the map. Discover all the details, curiosities and interesting information on the entire railway line.

What do you need? Your smartphone and headphones. Without additional costs for the telephone connection.

Seat reservations

Reserve your seat on board the Centovalli Railway at your BLS Travel Centre.

Reservation fee

Normal trains CHF 5.00
Panorama trains CHF 6.00

If you have any questions, the BLS Travel Centre Bern Bümpliz Nord will be happy to help:

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