Vira
in Locarno District of Canton Ticino, Switzerland

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
46.143 and 8.842 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 46° 8' 35" and E 8° 50' 31"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - CHF
Spoken languages:
German, French, Italian, Romansh
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:32 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Europe/Zurich
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:35 am and 9:09 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Switzerland in Western Europe

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Switzerland.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Switzerland. Last Update: 2020-06-02 07:23:05

Discover Vira

Vira in Locarno District (Canton Ticino) with it's 646 citizens is a place in Switzerland about 87 mi (or 139 km) south-east of Bern, the country's capital city.

Current time in Vira is now 11:32 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Zurich with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 9 airports near Vira, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Switzerland is Locarno Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Switzerland is Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-Town of Bellinzona in a distance of 9 mi (or 15 km), East. We encountered 4 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Veddasca, Curiglia, Pino sulla Sponda del Lago Maggiore, Tronzano Lago Maggiore and Agra. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 76 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 8%
Air Humidity 57%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 20% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Wednesday, 3rd of June 2020

22°C (72 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 4th of June 2020

16°C (61 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Very heavy rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Friday, 5th of June 2020

23°C (74 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Castello del Sole

Address
2,4 mi
Via Muraccio 142
6612 Ascona
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Villa Orselina

Address
3,2 mi
Via Santuario 10
6644 Locarno
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Giardino Ascona

Address
2,5 mi
Via del Segnale 10
6612 Ascona
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Parkhotel Delta Wellbeing Resort

Address
3,0 mi
Via Delta 137
6612 Ascona
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 21:30
Weekend: closed


BOUTIQUE-HOTEL Remorino

Address
2,4 mi
Via Verbano 29
6648 Minusio
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 20:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 20:00


Belvedere Locarno

Address
3,0 mi
Via ai monti della Trinitâ 44
6600 Locarno
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Caffè dell'Arte Boutique Rooms

Address
2,9 mi
via Cittadella 9
6600 Locarno
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:30 - 18:00
Weekend: closed


H4 Hotel Arcadia

Address
2,7 mi
Lungolago Giuseppe Motta 2a-12
6600 Locarno
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


La Barca Blu

Address
3,2 mi
Via al Parco 2
6644 Orselina
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 17:00
Weekend: closed


Dell´Angelo

Address
2,9 mi
Piazza Grande
6601 Locarno
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 1:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 1:00


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Rating: 4 of 5
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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Maggia (river)

The Maggia is a river in the Swiss canton of Ticino. The springs are near the Cristallina mountain and the river runs through the Val Sambuco, the Val Lavizzara, and the Valle Maggia, and enters Lago Maggiore between Ascona and Locarno. The village Maggia is situated on the river. The river is used for hydroelectric power production, e.g. with the dams of Lago del Narèt and Lago del Sambuco near the sources. The Maggia river is a popular scuba diving spot due to its crystal clear waters.

Located at 46.153, 8.80344 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Ticino, Po basin, Tributaries of Lake Maggiore

Locarno (district)

The district of Locarno (also called Locarnese) is a district of Canton Ticino, Switzerland. It has a population of 62,275 (as of 31 December 2011).

Located at 46.1667, 8.8 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Districts of Ticino

Stadio del Lido

Stadio del Lido is a football stadium in Locarno, Switzerland. It is the home ground of FC Locarno and has a capacity of 1,000. The stadium has 1,000 seats and 10,000 standing places.

Located at 46.1627, 8.80154 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Ticino, Football venues in Switzerland

Locarno railway station

Locarno railway station (Italian: Stazione di Locarno) serves the city of Locarno, in the Canton of Ticino, Switzerland. However, the station is located within the adjacent municipality of Muralto, near the shore of Lake Maggiore. The border between the two municipalities runs along the Torrente Ramogna stream, a short distance to the south and west of the station. Since 1990, Locarno station has been divided into two distinct components, each served by a separately operated railway.

Located at 46.1725, 8.80194 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Ticino, Swiss Federal Railways stations, Locarno, Ticino rapid transit railway stations

Locarno Airport

Locarno Airport,(Flugplatz Locarno),, is an airport located in the city of Locarno, Ticino, Switzerland. It is a mixed civil and military airport. It is located in the area of Stallone, which is 7 kilometers from the Locarno City center. Three runways are present in the Airport, and one terminal too. The airport is accessible by road by the Cantonale Street which connects to Route 13, which leads to a highway which bypasses the city and many interchanges help to get on and off the highway.

Located at 46.1653, 8.8778 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Switzerland

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Vira Gambarogno, ویرا