Art and Culture

Meride is isolated and immersed in nature, but at the same time, it is also at the centre of a broader cultural hub that offers some magnificent experiences.

City of art, culture and fun by the Locanda

Less than an hour from the Locanda are cities like Milan, with its museums, the Duomo, the Teatro all Scala, its canals, its globally renowned fashion industry, a range of restaurants to suit all tastes and the many events and shows that are always on offer.  From Meride you can also visit Mendrisio, or Como, Lugano and Locarno, with their fascinating and walkable zones, porticos, and delicious fish-based restaurants that overlook the water, as well as various cultural festivals.

Museums near the Locanda
There are also many museums near to the Locanda:

For children
There are plenty of opportunities: you will be able to spend hours and hours at the

Shopping by the Locanda

  • For our shop-loving guests, less than 15 minutes from Meride you will find the most prestigious Italian and international brands on sale from 30–70% all year round at the Fox Town Factory Store, one of Europe’s biggest outlets, with over 160 stores and more than 250 luxury brands on offer.


For maximum relax, in just 30 minutes you can reach Splash&Spa, a paradise for the young and old alike. This great structure includes outdoor pools, covered or with wave machines, waterslides and a big Spa that includes an enormous range of wellbeing services for all

Fiera Milano

The Locanda San Silvestro is in a strategic position for those who want to reach the Fiera Milano. Situated halfway between Meride and Milan, Milan’s renowned fair is reachable by car in less than 50km, straight over the motorway to avoid the traffic that is common at the Milan exit. The Locanda can organise private transfers in order to allow those frequenting the Milan fair to stay nearby, whilst also guaranteeing them a relaxing night to recharge after an intense day at the Fiera. The Locanda can be booked exclusively by groups or businesses.

Excursions in the Region

Horse Riding


Food and Wine Tours

Art and Culture