Visit Locarno – the Mediterranean soul of Switzerland!
While away the hours at the lake during the day, and in the evening venture into the old town's buzzing nightlife. Romantic accommodation awaits both in and around Locarno.
The sunny city of Locarno is located on the northern shore of Lake Maggiore in the canton of Ticino. It has about 15,000 inhabitants and is one of the warmest cities in the country. With around 2300 hours of sunshine per year, mild temperatures, and Latin charm, Locarno attracts many guests from around the world.
The picturesque town offers a wide selection of hotels, charming bed & breakfasts or ideally-located apartments in every price range, plus cosy rooms or private accommodations. One of the first harbingers of spring is the camellia, and Locarno traditionally welcomes the new season with the Festival of Camellias, the most important European event of its kind, which includes the International Camellia exhibition.
A special gem is the splendid Camellia Park, one of the largest in Europe, featuring almost 1,000 different varieties. Every year, Locarno provides an impressive backdrop for the International Film Festival and the award ceremony of the Silver and Gold Leopard. During the 11-day event, the Piazza Grande transforms its artistically-painted facades and arcades into the most beautiful movie theatre in the world. In the summer, numerous open-air concerts take place here. In July (among other events) is the famous music festival "Moon and Stars".
The streets of the old town invite you to stroll, and culinary delights can be enjoyed in the many cafes and restaurants. If the hustle and bustle of the city is too much, you can take the cable car up to the most important pilgrimage church in the Italian part of Switzerland, the Sanctuary "Madonna del Sasso" in Orselina. From this location, one will enjoy an unforgettable view of the lake and the city’s treasures.
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Experience a Model Railway
Experience a fantastic hobby with a passionate model railroader. Paul Stadtmüller will be happy to show you his greatest passion. You will learn to build parts of the model railway yourself. Later you will be allowed to manoeuvre the train, possibly even using a model railroad part that you made yourself. This course is free of charge.
Circular Hikes with Information on Nature Starting from our Farm
I offer our guests short, circular hikes starting from the farm. While walking, I will spontaneously talk about the nature that surrounds us, about the trees, and the herbs along the way. Upon request, it is possible to book a Kneipp hydrotherapy or an exercise session with the Smovey system. We will also be happy to give you a few tips for improved health and well-being. Price upon request.
Brunch “Göttinnenbrunch” by Reservation for Guests of the House
The romantically laid breakfast table is complemented by various types of cheese from the cheesemonger, meat specialties from the butcher around the corner, fresh fruit salad, a breakfast egg from a happy chicken, and optionally a Prosecco or freshly squeezed juice. Plus, much more. And because brunch takes a little longer, a late check-out until 1:00 pm is included. Cost per person: CHF 40.00. There is also a vegetarian option available upon request.
Storyteller of Spiez
As the storyteller of Spiez, I have been offering scenic city tours since 2004. During various walks, you will participate in a true local or regional historical episode in an authentic setting. Learn more about the specific circumstances of the era and about the fate of certain people. You will get to know our community and our region in an exciting and special way. www.eva-frei.ch
Painting Courses with Acrylic Paints
Have you ever wanted to take a painting course but never had the time? Now would be the ideal time to combine holidays with such a course. We will show you how to use colours and how to use templates for your paintings. This course is free of charge.
Sleeping in Straw - for Individuals, Clubs or Companies
An overnight stay in straw is a special experience. Exchange your mattress with the bed of nature! In the morning, a good breakfast awaits you. Why not plan a club or company excursion where you spend the night in straw? We can accommodate 30 people. Allergy sufferers can still enjoy themselves, as we will gladly provide you with our B & B room instead.
Enjoy a partial body massage combined with a foot reflexology massage before or after your activities! As certified health massage therapist, I offer you relaxation in my office. Prices: Partial body massage (for example, back) with foot reflexology massage 60 min. CHF 90 Partial body massage 30 min. CHF 60 Reflexology 60 min. CHF 90 30 min. CHF 60
Luggage Rack: Handcrafted in Gruyère
Luggage rack made of beech wood, handcrafted in Gruyère. Treated with natural oil. Foldable and easy to store. Can be used as a table by placing a tray on the durable textile straps. Standard size: 64 cm (H) x 55 cm (L) x 41 cm (W). Made to measure upon request, spare parts. Price: 1 = CHF 115; 2 = CHF 110 / piece; from 3 = CHF 95 / piece Transport costs: 1 = CHF 12; 2 = CHF 18
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