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The Casa Fontanelle is located at the foot of the historic "Mountain of Truth" above Ascona, better known as the "Monte Verità". Centrally located, just a few minutes on foot you reach Ascona or Losone, where you will find plenty of shopping.
Good starting point for hikes. For example, the hike from Monte Verità about Ronco Brissago offers not only a lot of views of Lake Maggiore and its mountains, it is also a time and culture travel.
Ascona lies in a spectacular sunny bay on Lake Maggiore on the delta of river Maggia and is one of the most exclusive tourist destinations in Switzerland, with a high cultural level. The dense network of alleyways, where you will find shops, restaurants, museums, art galleries and antique shops, leading directly to Piazza and the beautiful promenade where you can sit comfortably in one of the cafes and enjoy the unique flair.
Here you will find everything you could wish to enjoy a quiet stay, also as Vip: elegant boutiques, gastronomic restaurants, a great beach, relaxing walks in the countryside as well as boat trips on Lake Maggiore , Night owls come in countless clubs and bars with guaranteed celebrity - touch to their full cost.
In Ascona throughout the year is through a lot going on. There are numerous events that are internationally known and popular.
For athletes is the nearby 18-hole golf course, several tennis courts and numerous other sporting facilities. The beautifully wild scenery of the nearby side valleys of Ticino, as the Valle Maggia and Centovalli offer many excursions, hiking and biking opportunities.