Leisure in Ticino

The sunny, Mediterranean side of Switzerland

Vacation in Brissago


Brissago is a popular vacation destination on Lake Maggiore, in the Italian part of Switzerland.

Discover an unique lifestyle while spending an unforgettable time here.

The charms of Lake Maggiore attract visitors in the golden autumn as well as in the mild Ticino winter, in the picturesque spring or in the splendid summer when nature blossoms in all its colors.

People enjoy mountain biking, hiking, or playing golf in the beautiful Swiss mountains and valleys surrounding Brissago.


Dive into another world


The Termali Salini & Spa in Locarno is Ticino’s largest natural saline spa and a one-of-a-kind place for relaxation. The spa is located directly on the shores of Lake Maggiore and features distinctive architecture. The small niches and grottos resemble the scenic Ticino river valleys. Guests can enjoy the magnificent, view of the lake from many points throughout the Salini Spa.

We offer special packages in collaboration with the spa, click on the button below.

Adventurous, eager to explore
and curious?


Adventurous, eager to discover and curious? Let’s go!

Free Ticino Ticket

Guests in the apartment and all Hotels by Ketty & Tommy receive the “Ticino Ticket”, which allows you to use all the trains and buses in Ticino for free, as well as many special offers.

Excursion to the

Ticino Valleys

Easily reachable with your free Ticino Ticket!

Valle Maggia

Take advantage of the best recreation opportunities in the surrounding forests and valleys. Everyone here in our region sets their own pace.

Valle Verzasca

The Verzasca Valley, which is 25 kilometers long, is located behind Gordola. After passing the Vogorno reservoir, you can walk over the oldest Roman bridge still in use in Lavertezzo.


A small cable car connects Verdasio to the mountain village of Rasa. Visitors get a sense of life in the past from high above the lake.

Let your thoughts fly
while golfing

It is totally in the eye of the beholder, whether it is dreamlike hours or a path with challenges. When you play golf on one of Ticino’s best golf courses, you can give yourself over completely to the world’s most beautiful hobby.

The prestigious Patriziale Ascona Golf Club is conveniently close. This lakefront course on Lake Maggiore is a hidden gem, set as it is in a subtropical paradise.

Just a short drive away, nestled in the shadows of ancient chestnut trees and craggy mountains, is the Golf Club Gerre Losone.


Golf Club Ascona

The total length of the greens on the 18-hole course at Ascona Golf Club measures a stately 5948 meters. The course is relatively flat and pleases players of all levels.

Where: Ascona
Distance from Albergo Carcani: 1.5 km

Golf Club Losone

With 6250 meters, the 18-hole championship course of Golf Gerre Losone is blessed. The course is mostly level and will also please players of all levels.

Where: Losone
Distance from Albergo Carcani: 4,5 km

Golf Club Academy

Cliff Potts Golf Academy is one of the most successful golf schools in the German speaking countries. Perfect if you want to work on your game while on vacation.

Where: Golf Club Ascona
Distance from Albergo Carcani: 1.5 km

Water sports school


Discover the magic of the lake this summer. For thirty years, locals and visitors alike have relied on the experts at the “Asconautica” water ski school. The whole family can have a great time learning how to wakeboard, water ski, or ride the speedy banana boat.


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