: Porto Ronco/Ascona
: Lido Ascona
: Ronco sopra Ascona
: Ronco sopra Ascona
Ronco sopra Ascona is one of the most popular destinations at the Lago Maggiore – rich in history and culture, famous for its beautiful views, also known as the 'Balcony of the Lago Maggiore', blooming mimosas, palms, azaleas, rhododendron, citrus trees, camellias, agaves, and eucalyptus trees. There is a small supermarket, as well as very good restaurants. The immediate environment offers a lot of activities: swimming in the lake (Ascona, Porto Ronco), the Lido water park in Locarno, crystal clear rivers, Maggia, Verzasca, golf, mountain biking, horseback riding, sailing, wind surfing, water ski, flying, parachuting, paragliding, climbing, hiking, tennis, skiing. Within 10 minutes (car/bus) you are in Ascona, Locarno or Cannobio with fantastic promenades. You can also visit the New Orleans Jazz Festival, rock concerts under the moon and stars, the Locarno film festival, the Settimane Musicali (classical music), as well as the museum in Monte Verita, made famous by Hermann Hesse.
Other activities: parachuting, flying.
Golf, Golf course Loosen:
The architect Peter Harradine had the ability to integrate the beauty of this region of Loosen into an interesting golf course that has something for every player-level. The course makes its way through countless rocks, lakes and hills and represents a challenge for every skill level.
Golf course Ascona:
18 tracks on a golf course of the highest quality represent a balance between tradition and innovation. Known as one of the most beautiful golf courses in Switzerland, this golf course meanders between old wooded growth in a landscape of rare beauty. The flat championship course has an impressive technical standard.
Skiing only a few metres away from the city centre? That is no problem in Cardada! The slopes on the Cimetta are perfect for ski fans who don't want to spend a long time travelling to get there and who simply want to enjoy some sun and fun in the snow. The slopes curve through a breathtaking panorama and the mild temperatures convert the skiing into pure enjoyment. Cimetta is especially suited for beginners.
In the winter, Bosco Gurin means ski sport! From the first steps with a handful of ski lifts in the 1960s, to the creation of an aerial tram in the 90s, the offerings have expanded to include very diverse slopes fascinating even the most passionate athletes in the sport.
Nowadays Bosco Gurin comprises more than 30 slopes, suitable for beginners and advanced skiers.