Panoramic views

Our charming three-star Hotel La Barca Blu is located in Orselina, above Locarno on Lake Maggiore. We are just a few minutes walk from the Madonna del Sasso funicular, which conveniently connects Orselina with Locarno. There is a bus stop right in front of the hotel. Locarno train station is 2 kilometers away. Free wifi. Private parking is available for a fee, please book in advance. 



Ticino and the region around our three-star hotel La Barca Blu offer you countless possibilities for varied vacations alone, as a couple or with the family. Locarno is famous for its festivals, such as the Moon & Stars or Locarno Film Festival, but it is also the perfect starting point for trails, hikes or relaxing days on Lake Maggiore. Call us or send us an email, we will be happy to advise you on your leisure activities and vacation planning. 

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Location & Journey

Our charming three-star Hotel La Barca Blu is located just a few minutes from the center of Locarno and is easily accessible by funicular Madonna del Sasso or by bus. The post bus stop is in front of the hotel.

Locarno funicular railway

The city center of Locarno can be reached in a few minutes. The bus stop is right next to the hotel (200 m). Discounted tickets are available at our reception. The bottom station is right next to the train station and the old town.

Ticino Card

Guests who stay at our hotel can use the public transport in the canton of Ticino for free. You will receive the Ticino Card (worth more than CHF 50 per day) upon arrival at the hotel. The card is valid until the day of departure and can be used free of charge for public transport in the whole canton of Ticino.


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