Looking for artistic inspiration?

by Robert on May 20, 2015

If so, look no further than Anna of Green Gables. Anna features many diverse forms of inspiration on her blog. Every now and then we will feature specific items that relate to weddings, but it might also be helpful to just surf through her entries which, by the way, are updated at least daily.

Falling in Love Rocks

Mr. Darcy

To access the Anna of Green Gables website click here.

Castello di Morcote

by Robert on May 13, 2015

Situated on the top of a mountain, surrounded by the lake on three sides, with one of these sides being Italy, the Castle of Morcote is one of the most stunning spots to be found in our canton. Built over 1,000 years ago, this castle has seen a great deal of history. And today that history could include your wedding! In fact this castle has a beautiful outdoor section which is perfect for ceremonies. Located nearby is the restaurant Alpe Vicania, which is equipped to serve wedding banquets as well as fun dinners.

Castello di Morcote

Castello di Morcote

Castello di Morcote

Castello di Morcote

Castello di Morcote

Definition of Marriage

May 6, 2015

This is an entry featured on Marriage.com. While we have, for the past few months, been showcasing venues and information pertaining to Lugano and the Ticino region, we thought it would be nice and refreshing to share some information on marriage in general. A good way to start is to discuss the “Definition of marriage”. […]

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Castello Visconteo Locarno

April 29, 2015

Probably built upon older foundations, this castle was erected in 1342, when the Visconti family took control of the Locarno area and it was inhabited by the Rusca family until 1512, after which the Landfogti occupied it until 1798. This castle even contains its own mystery, with many convinced that the bastion was designed and […]

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Hotel Eden Roc

April 21, 2015

A member of Swiss Deluxe Hotels and of the Leading Small Hotels of the World, the Hotel Eden Roc is located in the beautiful town of Ascona. From the Website: The HOTEL EDEN ROC was chosen as the best holiday hotel in Switzerland for the fifth time by business magazine “Bilanz”. The existing 5 stars- […]

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The Galleria Studio of Loredana Turchi

April 14, 2015

In her own words: The “Galleria” photography studio was born out of the love I’ve had for photography ever since I was a little girl. The branches of this profession that I love the most are: weddings and maternity photos, mostly due to what they convey. I find it natural to notice details in the […]

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Hotel Splendide Royal

April 7, 2015

From the website: A palace from the late 19th century, a location that offers views of the beautiful landscape, directly on Lake Ceresio, and a royal yet familiar welcome are awaiting you at your arrival at the Splendide Royal in Lugano. Following the tradition of hospitality of the grand hotels of the past, the management […]

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Hotel Eden

March 24, 2015

First constructed in 1870, Hotel Eden is one of the premier hotels in Lugano. It is located right on the lake with also a superb view of the mountains in the background. From the Hotel’s Website: The Grand Hotel Eden lies on the water front of Lugano Paradiso one of the sunniest spots in the […]

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Ponte Capriasca

March 17, 2015

When traveling North from Lugano, past Vezia and Origlio, you will reach a small town called Ponte Capriasca. Cesare da Sesto was one of the Italian painters termed “Leonardeschi”, or of the Leonardo Davinci school of painting. Having been commissioned paintings from the Vatican, down to Sicily and up North to Milan, Cesare has paintings […]

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Hotel Esplanade

March 10, 2015

The Hotel Esplanade, located in Minusio-Locarno, is a majestic hotel overlooking Lago Maggiore. From the website: majestic and elegant, situated above Minusio, a sun-kissed peaceful residential area of Locarno, in lush, exotic grounds. Just 300 m from Lago Maggiore, in Switzerland. It is a very elegant location, which though easily reached, is away from the […]

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