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Fantastic apartment for 4 persons on the southern slope, flooded with light, homely with large patio for sun bathing and relaxing,180° lake view, there is a pool for cooling off (6x6 m) near the house. If you love to cook, it is a children's game in our fully equipped kitchen, from ceramic hob to dishwasher everything is available, to serve your gourmet dinner in the dining area of the living room or in the patio with a nice glass of Merlot during sunset. Save some time during your mornings for the spacious bathroom, especially if you travel with 4 persons. With a separate toilet with wash basins you can wash twice as fast than usual to get ready for your adventurous day. You can park the car comfortably in the private garage or in the private parking space or you can use the bus in front of the doorstep to get to the beaches of Ascona or Lido Locarno, to the modern experiential and relaxing spa on Lake Maggiore, lido, 50m open air swimming pools, or the 10m diving board and thermal pools.
Hiking regions: Cable car and chair lift from Orselina to Cardada / Cimetta. Enjoy a panoramic 360° view from Maggia river delta between Locarno and Ascona - the lowest point of Switzerland, up to Monte Rosa massif – the highest point of Switzerland. Cardada / Cimetta offers numerous walking trails and wonderful hikes for all ages and so long as the sun has not melted the snow away, the hikes can also be done with snowshoes. The most precious treasures are often hidden…
Bosco Gurin is one of the most magical mountain villages in Switzerland. The picturesque place was founded in 1253 by Walser Siedler and is at present radiantly beautiful with ancient houses made of masonry and wood. In Bosco Gurin you can immerse in to the past, however also experience a memorable stay, during which you can enjoy peace, get involved in natural sports and rediscover traditions.
Onsernone-Maggia-Verzasca valley: Onsernone valley / Lake Cavegna: a wild, deeply carved V-valley, which is aligned in its east-west orientation with the direction of the sun; steep, barren valley sides; half way up the terraced southern slopes of sunny villages glued to the rocks. Away from urban centres the valley has its stillness and peace, retains its special magic of nature and culture. The Maggia valley branches out, forks and divides itself like a hand: in to Val di Campo and Val di Bosco, Val Bavona, Val Lavizzara and Val Peccia; a large hand with gnarled and crooked fingers, laced with blue waterlines for bathing, which springs from Alpine passes and mountain ridges. Verzasca valley: is a wildly romantic and fascinating valley, which has retained the primitive characteristics of southern alpine valleys. It is a tourist area, which offers many interesting things in culture as well as in landscape or even with respect to sports
Cruise ride on Lake Maggiore: Intra market (Italy). The city Intra-Verbania also has one of the crowded markets at Lake Maggiore to show off. The shoreline street towards border crossing of Brissago (Madonna di Ponte) is usually very busy. Why not use ship or hydrofoil? The following are available from the wide range of options: Cream cheese, mozzarella, parmesan, pecorino, fish from the lake and rivers, a wide choice of meats, bread and pastries, variety of honey products. Even in winter the market stalls are loaded with fresh vegetables. Shoes, bags, belts and jackets made of leather are a big hit like in other northern Italian markets. Brissago Islands, with Canton Ticino botanical garden, give us the opportunity to escape from the noise, chaos and stress of everyday life. The exotic plants, colours and fragrances promote our physical and psychological well-being.
Frühlingssaison Feb 28 - May 29, 2015 7 night min stay
Sommersaison May 30 - Oct 9, 2015 7 night min stay
Herbst Oct 10 - Dec 18, 2015 7 night min stay
Weihnachten/Silvester Dec 19 - Jan 8, 2016 7 night min stay
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Wir haben für Sie liebe Feriengäste unsere Mietpreise um 15-20% gesenkt,da unsere Nationalbank die Untergrenze von 1.20 zum Euro fallen liess!!Sie geniessen also Ihre wohlverdienten Ferien wieder zum "alten" Preis,ich möchte mich herzlich für Ihr Vertrauen bedanken,wir freuen uns wieder sehr auf Ihren Besuch.
Mit besten Grüssen vom Ufer des Lago Maggiore.
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Ronco sopra Ascona is one of the most popular holiday destinations at Lake Maggiore, rich in history and culture, famous for its sensationally beautiful, breathtaking view, also called 'Balcony on Lake Maggiore'. Mimosas, palms, azaleas, rhododendrons, citrus plants, camellias, agaves and eucalyptus trees bloom in spring. There is a small supermarket in the locality (Coop,Migros,10 min) very good restaurants are on site. Nearby activities: Swimming in the lake (Ascona,Porto Ronco), Lido Waterpark in Locarno, crystal clear rivers, Maggia, Verzasca, golfing, mountain biking, horse riding, sailing,
windsurfing, waterskiing, flying, skydiving, paragliding, rock climbing, hiking directly from the house, tennis, skiing. In 10 min (car/bus) you can reach Ascona, Locarno, Cannobio(IT) with fantastic promenades. Cultural events like New Orleans Jazz Festival, Rock Concerts Moon&Stars, Locarno Filmfestival or classical music Settimane Musicali. Museum at Monte Verita, famous for Hermann Hesse.
Other activities: Skydiving, paramotoring.
Golf: Golf Losone:
Architect Peter Harradine had the capacity to integrate the beauties of this Losone zone into an interesting golf course for every golf player. The golf course meanders through countless number of stones, lakes and hills and challenges the talent of any golf player.
18 holes for a golf course of highest skill level, in absolute balance of tradition and innovation. Known as one of the most beautiful in Switzerland, it runs between old trees in a natural landscape of rare beauty. The flat championship course has a remarkable technical standard.
Skiing few minutes away from the city centre? On Cardada there is no problem! The ski slopes on Cimetta are exactly right for ski fans, who avoid long travel and simply wish a couple of wonderful days full of sun and skiing fun. The slopes lead through a breathtaking panorama, and the mild temperatures make the skiing experience an undisturbed pleasure. Cimetta is also ideal for beginners now.
Winter means Bosco Gurin ski sport! From the first small ski lifts from the 60s you get on to the construction of cable cars and more ski lift sections from the 90s to the current trend with wide and varied slopes, which arouse the enthusiasm of passionate skiers.
At present Bosco Gurin has 30 km slopes, which are suitable for beginners and also for advanced players.