The charming and quiet CAMERA VERDE (8 m2) bed and breakfast in the historic CASA LEONE invites you for a relaxing stay. There are 2 single beds, a small table, 1 chair, clothes hangers and morning sun. The CAMERA VERDE is located in a private apartment in the historic CASA LEONE with shared living room and bathroom on the upper floor. The living room, where breakfast is served to guests in the colder times, faces south and has a wide view. There are armchairs and a large table, as a small coffee bar with coffee maker and kettle and dishes for 2 people. The yellow bathroom has a bathtub, vanity and toilet.
The CASA LEONE, a winding, historic 500-year-old patrician farmhouse that breathes the spirit of the artist family in every corner and in every room. Flowers everywhere, birds visiting, colors and shapes doing the good. A romantic courtyard invites you for a wonderful breakfast under the palm tree with homemade jams and products from the area, the garden seats for a fine aperitif in the evening sun. In both it can relax, read, discuss. From the 2 seats, in the nearby small vineyard, you can enjoy the far distance view to MONTE LEMA, to MIGLIEGLIA, ARANNO or NOVAGGIO and to the south.
Dinner in the courtyard may be possible on reservation.
The CASA LEONE, a typical medieval Ticino house, impresses with its originality and sunny village location. It is located on the car-free outskirts of Breno, a real Ticino village. The stone-paved streets invite you to stroll, the hilly area offers everything that city-tired people want: short walks to the creek or long walks, waterfalls, swimming in the lake and river, a playground for children is also nearby.
After many serpentine and meandering bends and dizzying views over woods and glades of the Alto Malcantone suddenly shows the village of Breno at 800 meters with its imposing church and wide views over the typical, rolling hills, up to Monte Lema, far down in the South. Narrow streets, ancient facades and romantic vaults, a small church museum, a playground and many village festivals can be discovered. Breno is located on a sunny spot on Monte Lema and is easily accessible by car or public transport (post bus from Lamone-Cadempino). The Postbus stop is 50 meters from the CASA LEONE, as is the grocery store and the restaurant.
The hilly Malcantone has a 400 km hiking network, with a cable car from the neighboring village of Miglieglia to Monte Lema. Enjoy the themed trails that wind their way through forests, rivers and vineyards and discover the sweet chestnuts.
The area is just as popular with mountain bikers as bathing enthusiasts. E-mountain bikes can be rented through us. Bathing places can be found in the nearby river, such as the Maglio with its 2 swimming pools or in the nearby Lake Lugano near Caslano or in the bog lake near Astano.
In just 30 minutes you can reach Lugano, Caslano, Ponte Tresa with its great market, in 50 minutes the city of Como, Milan and Bellinzona. In Lugano there are the year through various festivals and events, concerts, theater performances and good museums.
In the Malcantone you can indulge yourself in the evening in one of the fine and cozy restaurants and Grottos in the near and far distance.Get the full listing »