Foreign tourists wishing to sail on Lake Maggiore with their private motor- or sailing boats need an official permission and the related temporary number plates, which are released at the information desk of the Ascona-Locarno Tourism in Tenero.
Swiss nationals should contact the Traffic Department in Camorino: https://www4.ti.ch/di/sc/navigazione/turisti/contrassegno-per-natanti-immatricolati-in-altri-cantoni/
- Data sheet for boat owners (DE)
Opening times Information desk Tenero for release permissions:
Monday - friday: 09.00-12.00 / 13.30-18.00
April: closed / May/October: 09.00-12.00
Juny/July/August/September: 09.00-12.00 / 13.30-17.00
Sabato di Pasqua/Ascensione/Pentecoste: 09.00-12.00 / 13.30-17.00
Juny/July/August/September: 10.00-13.30 / 14.30-17.00
holidays: 10.00-13.30 / 14.30-17.00
Lago Maggiore Official: the new app for the skipper.
The app includes a compass and detailed position information, records the lake route travelled and provides detailed information on petrol stations, anchorage grounds, jetties and restaurants.
- Boat and speedboats rental