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28845 Domodossola, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its very nice to stroll around the town especially in the evening. We were there in December 2018. Had the chance to experience the Christmas market there. Very nice n lively atmosphere. Its a good place to stop n spend at least 1 night before...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

If you stay on the motorway, as we have done so many times, you completely miss out this majestic gem. Everything about this village is magical. We are actually thinking about making it our base next time instead of weekend city breaks as it has...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

With a hidden gem....Visit the wine shop! Lovely cobbled streets of the old village center, some beautiful old architecture, a mixture of Italianate renaissance and wooden mountain architecture houses. Lovely little alleyways coffee shops and restaurants. We nearly missed a visit simply because not much...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank G2811NDpauld
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Very clean city with kind merchants. Walkable but don't trust drivers to stop at crosswalks. Locals very helpful with directions. Great food prices compared to Switzerland!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank LDSitalian
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

A border small town between Italy and Switzerland. Comparing to the Swiss prices, here you will enjoy everything, from food to household items. Historic architecture are well kept, yet some modern ones to remind the present time. It is apparently a place for weekend evening...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We decided on the spur of the moment to visit Domodossola while we were holidaying in Thun Switzerland as it's only under a two hour journey and we thought it would be fun to visit Italy and our Swiss pass included this trip. When we...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights on our way to Switzerland. We visited Monte Calvario, which I highly recommend to Catholic visitors. We also wandered around some of the small villages, took a dip in the river and relaxed in Piazza Mercato. Nice town for a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank steelersfan6
Reviewed 18 April 2017

People tend to just see Domodossola from the train, and think it a boring place. But venture out into the village and find the Old Town - it is a fantastic experience of well-kept medieval houses, little alleys, small cafes and gelaterias. Finish the explorations...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Rumpnissen
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This cute little ice cream parlor sits tucked away on one of the many little side streets (via giambattista paletta) in Domadosala. We went there on purpose since it has a varied and unique selection made from only the best and freshest ingredients - sourced...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Nice destination after centovalli express, but after 1,5h seen everything. Have a drink and take train ride back to locarno

Date of experience: July 2016
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There is not an awful lot to see and do here but there are some pleasant squares and narrow lanes in the town centre. Stunning scenery around. Numerous places to eat and drink for reasonable money. If you have time, some... More
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