Description of the itinerary:
On the way back turn left after the walk sign, and walk uphill towards Balladrum ( 483 m ) with its wonderful view over the gulf of Ascona . After a short descent, walk upwards to reach Gratena ( 451 m ). (Turning right downhill, you will arrive at the Monte Verità and its beautiful Parsifal Park ; for fitness lovers there is a Vita Parcours). Turn left and the path will bring you to Arcegno and the region called "Collina dei Maja".
The next stop will be at Barbescio, a nice point of view above the Terre di Pedemonte and the green of Losone. Go then back down to the hill Maja, Losone and the Monte Verità: Ascona is not far away.
The route is very well marked and suitable for the whole family (public transports very close).
Requested time: approx. 5 h.