Camelie Locarno


The Locarno Camellia exhibition is the most important event of its kind in Europe and is outperformed only by the initiatives promoted in Japan, home country to this exquisite flower.

A scientific exhibition set in the magnificent Visconteo Castle, with over 300 types of this flower, splendidly arranged by experienced gardeners and highlighting this plant, an enrichment to the botanical patrimony, present in the private and public gardens of the Locarno region.

The program also includes numerous side-events, cultural moments as well as a flower and botanical literature market.

The Camellia Park, which was included in the “Gardens of Switzerland” network in 2014, will be open to all visitors during the day (entry fee CHF 5.-). The cooperation with RailAway remains effective as well as the shuttle bus between the train station, the park and the Visconti Castle.


Entry fees to Camelie Locarno:

Camellia's Park CHF 5.-

Castle (exhibition) CHF 8.-

Park + Castle CHF 10.-

discount for groups: 1 entry free each 10 persons.



Castello Visconteo, 6600 Locarno


+41 848 091 091


22 March - 26 March


  • Wednesday: 9.30-18.00
  • Thursday: 9.30-18.00
  • Friday: 9.30-18.00
  • Saturday: 9.30-18.00
  • Sunday: 9.30-18.00

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