Region

  • The mist-draped northern slopes of the Alps make way for warm rays of sunlight. The first glimpse of San Bernardino in the sunny valleys of Italian-speaking Switzerland – a memorable experience.

  • After soaking up 22,000 hours of sunlight a year, the ripe Merlot grapes set the pulse of wine lovers racing far beyond the Swiss borders. 

  • In the traditional Grotti, local Merlot is served to accompany culinary specialities such as rabbit stew and polenta, or freshly-caught fish from the lake.

  • With its ancient castles, stony Grotti and fascinating old towns, Ticino represents a journey back in time, following the traces of the local cultural and architectural history.

  • Take in a film at the film festival in the Piazza Grande in Locarno on a mild summer evening. Or experience the art of fine living and take pleasure in the simple things of life in the Monte Verità tradition – La vita è bella.

  • Thanks to its Mediterranean climate, Ticino boasts the longest summer in Switzerland – the ideal season for exploring the footpaths through the valleys or for sampling Ticino’s rich culinary pleasures on warm, balmy evenings.

  • A vast network of walking paths crisscrosses the region, leading through the valleys as far as the lake , over stony, ancient bridges and alongside rivers, in the midst of the rich flora and fauna of southern Switzerland.

  • The rolling waves of Lake Maggiore on the Ascona promenade and views of the lush green hills and mountains culminate the art of fine living.

  • The old town of Ascona is situated on the banks of Lake Maggiore. Indulge in the art of fine living with a cappuccino and take advantage of a whirlwind of cultural activities.

  • The Residenza Parco d’Oro is as unique as the region around Ascona. The residence is set in its own parkland, surrounded by trees, and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. Step inside the Vite due apartment.