How to arrive

By Car

From Milan (about 1,5 hours):
Follow A8 (direction “AUTOSTRADA DEI LAGHI”), then E62-A26 (direction “GRAVELLONA TOCE”) to the exit “SEMPIONE – CONFINE DI STATO”. Then follow E62 / “AUTOSTRADA DEI TRAFORI” and SS33 and take the exit SS337 “VAL VIGEZZO – MASERA”. Continue to Santa Maria Maggiore.

From Turin (about 2 hours):
Follow A4 heading to Milano/Ivrea/Aosta/M.Bianco/G.S.Bernado/Tangenziale/Frejus. Take the exit onto E25 – A26 ALESSANDRIA-GRAVELLONA TOCE (direction “GRAVELLONA TOCE”); Keep right at the fork to stay on A26, follow signs for A26 – GRAVELLONA TOCE SP33 – DEL SEMPIONE. Continue on SS33 / E62 to the exit SS337 – VAL VIGEZZO MASERA. Continue to Santa Maria Maggiore.

From Genova (about 2,5 hours):
Follow A26 – ALESSANDRIA. Take the E80/A10 exit toward Alessandria/Ventimiglia/Torino/Aeroporto E70 – A21 TORINO; continuate su E25 / AUTOSTRADA DEI TRAFORI. Keep right at the fork to stay on A26, follow signs for A26 – GRAVELLONA TOCE SP33 – DEL SEMPIONE. Continue on SS33 / E62 to the exit SS337 – VAL VIGEZZO MASERA. Continue to Santa Maria Maggiore.

From Locarno: Follow Directions Intragna - Italia through SS337. About 40 minutes

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ROUTE RECOMMENDED

ONLY FOR CARS

From Locarno: Follow directions Italia-Verbania

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ROUTE RECOMMENDED FOR

CARAVAN, CAMPERS, RV, TRUCKS

From Simplon (about 1,5 hours):
Follow 9/E62, direction SIMPLON BRIG. Pass through the GAMSEN TUNNEL Than take right to 9/E62 MILANO I – DOMODOSSOLA – SIMPLON. Follow directions to SIMPLONPASS and continue to SS33 E62. Pass through ISELLE and go on to the exit SS337 – VAL VIGEZZO MASERA. Continue to Santa Maria Maggiore.

To Domodossola

From Milan: International Railway “Milan-Geneva”, to Domodossola, along the coast of Maggiore Lake.

From Novara: International Railway “Novara – Gozzano – Domodossola” to Domossola, enjoying Orta Lake.

From Brig: International Railway “Brig – Glis” to Domodossola, crossing the Alps through the Simplon Tunnel

From Locarno: International Railway “Locarno – Domodossola”, an amazing panoramic train, known in Italy as “Vigezzina”, and in Switzerland as “Centovallina” For info vigezzina.com

From Domodossola To “Valle Vigezzo” (Vigezzo Valley): the touristic white and blue train “Vigezzina” (Domodossola – Valle Vigezzo – Locarno) will lead you through evocative landscapes to the Valley. Be sure to ask for the destination “Santa Maria Maggiore”, because some stops are only made on specific request. For info vigezzina.com

Simplon Tunnel: The Simplon Tunnel is a railway tunnel that connects Brig, Switzerland and Domodossola, Italy, through the Alps, but not under Simplon Pass itself. It is straight except for short curves at either end. It’s possible from Brig (CH), or Iselle (IT), put your car on the train to go to “”. From Iselle to Valle Vigezzo, follow indications from Brig “by Car”. For info go to valdivedro.it

Nearest Airports are Milan Malpensa (MPX) and Milan Linate (LIN).

From the airport to Santa Maria Maggiore, follow routes as “by Car” or “by Train” considering as starting point MILAN.