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Max guests:6 (sleeps up to 6 adults)
The holiday house is situated on a quiet private road above the village of Contra. In a few minutes’ walk you reach the center of the village, where there is a shop, a restaurant and bus stops.
The village Tenero is situated direct on the lake Maggiore and has a special attraction: the tranquility of the lake surrounded by mountains, the beaches with white sand and the surrounding area with its vineyards creating an exciting but for all that relaxing atmosphere that leaves no visitor unmoved.
The area has also an artistic and cultural side you can discover. It is a perfect starting point for trips or comfortable biking tours on the Magadino plain. One of the most popular place of interests are the “Bolle di Magadino”, a transition from water and land in the estuary of the river Ticino and Verzasca.
The region Tenero offers al type of events which brings much variety on your stay, to name just a few: exhibitions, markets, festivals, wine festivals, wine tasting, village festivals, country, jazz, folk music and classical music concerts, vintage car meeting for cars and motorcycles, the Commercial Fair.
North of Tenero is the Val Verzasca, this valley is certainly one of the most famous in Ticino. A beautiful wild mountain valley which the clear water of the Verzasca River has dug. Very popular in summer are the laps abraded shore rocks swimming spots. In autumn, you can take beautiful walks along the river.
Tenero-Verzasca has an extensive network of hiking trails of around 300 km, which leaves nothing to be desired: from relaxing walks along the lakefront, sports courses or theme trails to high mountain tours with breathtaking views, to quicken the heart of any mountain walker.
If you like playing sports if you like to stay outside; you find in the region a wide range of interesting possibilities. Tenero has a public beach directly on the lake and a swimming pool where you can have fun in the water or can sunbathe on the lawn.
Bellinzona is the capital city of Ticino and it is less than 10 km away. There are three castle you can visit, they belong to UNESCO. Those castle show us until today, how much important was Bellinzona in the past. There are many boutiques, specialist shops offering culinary delicacies and cafés that invite you to stroll and linger. A visit to the historic center is recommended especially on Saturday morning, when the popular weekly market takes place with many food specialties of Ticino.