Tracing the footsteps of Hermann Hesse

Among strolls and memories

Herman Hesse chose the Collina d'Oro to create works of timeless charm. Merely a few steps away from the Villa there are beautiful walks and thematic routes designed to retrace the stages of the writer's life in Ticino, among the mountain villages and nature’s wonders. Enjoy a timeless holiday.

  • One night in a spacious and comfortable suite
  • One admission per guest to the Museum Hermann Hesse in Montagnola dedicated to the German writer
  • A complimentary copy of the text “Crossing Ticino with Hermann Hesse” (available in Italian and German)


  • Breakfast service at the Limonaia Restaurant with terrace
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool with seasonal opening
  • Free outdoor parking and valet service
  • Free E-bike rental for two hours (booking required) 
  • Shuttle bus transfer to and from Lugano railway station / LAC centre (upon request and based on availability)
  • Free access to the Park Hotel Principe Fitness Centre  
  • Free access to the outdoor tennis courts (booking required) 
  • Evening entertainment
  • Wi-Fi Internet connection
  • VAT and service

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Tracing the footsteps of Hermann Hesse