You will see the enchanting Ascona, Locarno and Intranho, climb the mountains, breathe in the alpine air and admire inspiring landscapes, visit farms, cheese dairies and wineries. And along the way, I will tell you how the Swiss managed to create a state so different from the whole of Europe. Individual excursion for 1-4 people Duration 8 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes By car € 200 per excursion Price for 1-4 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Conversations about Switzerland I will not only show you the most beautiful and amazing places in the south of Switzerland, but also introduce you to the history of the country's development of high-quality farm products, famous watches and chocolate. I'll tell you how the mentality of the Swiss developed since the founding of the state in the 13th century. I will explain why this is where the epicenter of the latest advances in science and technology is located and how, with their generous support, Switzerland preserves a rich heritage of the past. In addition, I will help you look at the country from the inside, you will find out what the locals do, what traditions they observe, how they spend their free time and what is the mystery of the special atmosphere of the picturesque towns and villages of Switzerland
Locarno and mountain settlements We will meet early in the morning and go to the old Piazza Grande, where famous film, jazz and rock festivals are held annually. You will stroll along the promenade, see the picturesque port and modern terminal complex. Then I will take you by car to the mountains, and on the way we will make a stop at a picturesque the town of Intragna, where an interesting institute of chimney sweeps is located, produces walnut oil and sews traditional rag shoes (peduli). Next, an old tram will take you to an altitude of 1500 meters, to a small village with rare stone houses of the 16th century. Here you will relax in a family-run grotto (typical restaurant) and sample traditional Swiss cuisine
Alpine meadows and fabulous Ascona The path will continue along the slope valleys of Centovalliwhere you will find magical landscapes of snowy peaks, inspiring panoramas, emerald rivers and an air filled with the aromas of blooming alpine meadows. By 3 p.m. you will reach Ascona by going down to Valley of Lake Maggiore … On a walk through the old streets, you will drop by a local winemaker for a glass of wine from the famous brand. Hear about the city's past and its contemporary culture. And finally, watch the beautiful sunset accompanied by the sounds of pleasant music on the waterfront
If after the excursion you have a desire to stay in Ascona and spend another day, I will gladly recommend many interesting and unforgettable places for independent recreation.
- The excursion starts in Ascona, if you are staying in another neighboring city, the most convenient option for meeting is the railway station of Locarno.
- Also I can meet you in the city of Lugano. In this case, the duration of the excursion will be reduced by about 1.5-2 hours.
Start the excursion in the center of Locarno or Ascona. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.