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Apartment Address

By Brissago4U

Condominium "Casa Fortuna"
Via Valmara 10, Apartment 6 

6614 Brissago


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The building is reachable by car or by bus. The access in the apartment can be done via stairs in the front of via a small street on the back of the building, both marked with blue in the map below.

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Arriving by Bus

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The local bus company is called FART. The current bus  line number is Line 316  (as per June 2020)


A sample  link to the timetable: or check

The bus is coming via a loop into Ascona and takes 20-25min You can buy tickets online or at the bus driver.

  • Arrival bus stationPiazza Del Solle (North part of the road)- 4-6 min walk

The bus station is very close to a gas station with a convenience store in case you need to buy food. From there you have to walk on the main road (via Valmara) towards Italy, cross the bridge,  and at the old stone church cross the road and take the stairs up. At the first possible turn to the left exit the stairs, pass in front of an older house and you arrive at Casa Fortuna.

  • Departure bus stationPiazza Del Solle - (South part of the road) 3-4 min walk

The bus station is in front of Ligo Brissago, basically, just exist the building on the main entrance, go down the stairs to the main road, cross the street towards the church and turned left (toward Locarno). Walk 250m to the Lido Brissago at the bus station.


Arriving by Car


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Put in the GPS: via Valmara 10, Brissago, Switzerland.

Google Map to main parking (P1):

GPS Coordinates: 46°06'44.7"N 8°42'16.7"E   (46.112421, 8.704641)


  • From Locarno, you have to enter the tunnel (at Ascona), stay always on the most left lane, continue the curving road where you have to pay attention at incoming traffic, pass by Porto Ronco, then enter Brissago, pass the center and Casa Comunale. Keep going towards Italy, after the Dannemann Cigar factory, cross the bridge, and at the church turn sharply to the right on via Costa di Fuori, just across from the church and gas station. Then immediately in 5 meters turn sharply to the left and drive up the curving road to the parking P1, just above the main road.

  • From Italy, you come into Cannobio, cross the border and we are the first road to the North (left turn), then immediately turn sharply again left,  then drive up the curving road to the parking P1, just above the main road.


Arriving by Boat



  • From Locarno, you can take the boat from Locarno into Brissago., right in the center

  • Your need to walk for about 15 minutes to the apartment from Brissago public boat station.

  • More info and public boat schedule check

HINT: If you have GA SBB abonament, the boat it is included.


Arriving by Bus
Arriving by Boat
Arriving by Car

Long Term Parking: Park at parking #P1


  • Here is Sunday free full day and weekdays all night after 20:00 (or 19:00 - please check for updates)

  • Normally one-hour parking does cost 1 CHF

  • Lunchtime is usually free parking (normally 12:00-14:00 please check for updates)

  • The parking meter is near the stairs that you can use to climb (North-West corner of the parking). You can park for a full day anytime.

  • Note: You can also inquiry long-term parking permit (daily ~10 CHF per day or weekly ~50-60CHF) at Casa Comunale (City Hall) in the Brissago center. Ask at Brissago Tourism Buro as well for parking. If you move around might be more economical to pay by coins directly there.

Short term: Park at second parking #P2

  • Set the time when parked using a blue parking disk or at least write on a piece of paper until you get from any tank station a blue parking disk. Put it on the car dashboard. On current conditions, you can park max 2 free hours (check always the latest conditions, they may change). 

  • Blue disc parking is a system of allowing time-restricted free parking through the display of a parking disc or clock disc showing the time at which the vehicle was parked. 



The Building Adress

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Access into the building

The building has a front and a back entrance.

  • The main entrance (front entrance)  is reachable via stairs from the parking (P1).

  • The back entrance is reachable from the side parking (P2) via a small pathway, with no stairs until you reach the apartment.



Main Entrance Access

Turn right from via Valmara to via Costa di Fuori just across from historic church (that has a tank station in the front) then immediately in 2-3 m turn left and go towards casa Flavia to the parking, just above the main road. You can park here with an hourly rate or weekly/daily rate if you get one parking permits from city hall (Casa Comunale).

From Parking 1 climb the stairs situated in the North West corner (left - upper side) of the parking - in the front of the building " Casa Flavia".

Access to the building front and back

Turn right at the church and immediate climb the street on the left to Parking P1

Climb the stairs and turn left at first chance.

·        Take first way to the left, and go towards the entrance into Casa Fortuna, our building. Take the lift to the second floor and enter the door to le left and go to last apartment (nr 6- the second entrance – last one).

Main Entrance

Back Entrance



From Parking 2- Blue Zone Parking: the entrance is on the small pathway across the bridge. Go about 100m on that pathway, go under the pink building, then descent to the right over a small bridge at the back entrance of the building. This pathway has no stairs at all. You arrive at the back entrance on the second floor directly, the proper floor. Turn to the right inside the building and go to the last door, apartment 6. 

This side parking - “blue zone” – offers two hours after arrival free parking with dashboard blue parking card – if you do not have one please write arrival time on a piece of paper until you get one in a tank station.


Tip: To reach the parking you can use GPS Address:  2 Via Costa di Fuori, Brissago, Ticino

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Walk on the small pathway between the buildings

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