The free-standing residential house of a yard farm lies in beautiful natural environment. The affectionate and tasteful furnishing gives a very personal charm to the modern house with its light flooded rooms. Surrounded of roses, lush vegetation and southern herbs you can enjoy the peace of the Ticino landscape in the garden or on the pergola terrace. There you can relax unimpaired with view over the valley. The inviting large living-room and dining-room with chimney oven and a bright kitchen lies in the raised ground floor. In the upper floor a large, fantastic double bedroom with mountain panorama and starlit sky view directly from the bed and a second bedroom with roomy stick bed invites you. The house is rented to you by its hospitable inhabitants, while these are living with their goats on the Summer alp. In the yard-own self-service shop you can supply yourselves at any time with fresh goat cheese and other regional viands.
Dolce vita at lake Maggiore: At lake Maggiore - only 7 miles away - you find another delightful side of the Ticino: surprising charmful southern flair! Ascona, one of the most exclusive holiday destinations of Switzerland, invites for strolling with its pictorial alleyways with numerous fashion shops, cafés, restaurants and the large Piazza directly at the lake with its bathing beach. It offers a rich art and cultural offering with museums, art galleries and large European music festivals to its guests. Also Locarno with the Italian charm of its old part of town center and its sunny bank promenades allures to a visit. The old architectural monuments, ancient churches and noble domicile witness from an interesting history. The Piazza Grande, from where close lanes lead up to the pictorial old part of town, lies in the heart of the city. Markets, concerts and the famous international cinema festival, the bars, pavement cafés and the many small shops and booth under the arcade courses make Locarno agile.
Ticino - facinating contrasts of nature: The Ticino inspires on the new its visitors again and again by its singular fascinating landscape. Due to the mild climate and the many sun hours here a sumptuous, partly mediterrane vegetation prospers. Palms, camellias, shrinking violets, oleander and figs one would hardly expect so close to the alps in the middle of Europe. They let the life appear easier here and form a fascinating contrast to the sight of the quaint forests with centuries-old chestnut trees, the granite houses and stables with roofing of stones, with their mountain terraces laboriously constructed, the ravines, deeply polished into the rocks, with their green opalescent rivers and the high, often snow-covered summits. Intoxicating views of promenades, which lie highly over the lake, give a free view on the reflecting water surface of the lake Maggiore and its to banks and mountains until Italy.
A paradise - not only for hikers: An widespread path network offers innumerable options both for expanded hikes and for cosy walks. On old alp paths and muzzle animal ways one particularly approximates the rare nature beauty of the Ticino. Mountain climbers find interesting rock routes in the Centovalli. In the clear mountain rivers Maggia and Melezza are delightful bath places with discreet sand bays and granite rock for a sun bath. Cool mountain lakes and smaller brooks with clear water and bluish green basins offer a welcome refreshment during walking-tours. The lake Maggiore invites to bathes, surfs, sails and boat trips. Ship trips are offered starting from Locarno and Ascona to Italy and to the famous Brissago islands.
The local tourist office arranges versatile vacation offers such as a riding, canyoning, rafting, tennis, diving and much more. 3 miles away in Verscio, the famous ' teatro Dimitri' is located with a various cultural and course offer.