Castello Del Sole

A hike in the forest with Rolf Hürzeler

  • When

    Upon request by our Concierge

  • Duration

    Half or full day

  • Price

    Half day: CHF 280.- per person
    Full day: CHF 540.- per person
    Each additional person CHF 50.-
    Includes picnic from Castello del Sole

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The Ascona forest area (120 hectares) is very diverse. The two hiking trails reveal the tracks of animals and the secrets of the forest. Rolf Hürzeler, a nature and bird of prey enthusiast, will accompany you with passion.

Half-day excursion:

The forest area of Ascona covers about 120 hectares. The sites vary from humid to very dry, which is why the forest has a biodiversity of over 40 species of trees and shrubs. During the half-day walk you will come across the tracks of deer, foxes, badgers and wild boar. You will also learn many of the secrets and curiosities of the forest and be immersed in the history of the Ascona Forest.


Day trip:

Hike above Lake Maggiore and enjoy breath-taking views. Experience the power of centuries-old trees such as chestnut, beech, spruce, maple and silver fir. Picnic at a panoramic viewpoint and watch birds of prey such as eagles, buzzards and falcons. Highest point: 1300 metres above sea level)

Let Rolf Hürzeler accompany you. His passions are nature, birds of prey, hunting and woodcarving.

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