Hotels and accommodation in Ascona, Switzerland

Hotels and accommodation in Ascona, Switzerland

09. Juni 2022, 10. Juni 2022,
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Ascona - Italian magic on the north shore of Lake Maggiore

In the Swiss canton of Ticino lies the town of Ascona on the northern shore of Lake Maggiore. The tranquil town was a popular health resort for a long time. First mentioned in 1186, the town has established itself as a popular tourist destination. Today, Ascona has about 5,000 inhabitants.

In the historic center of the tranquil lakeside town is the imposing church of Santi Pietro e Paolo, a 16th-century columned basilica. Its bell tower is the town's landmark. In the branching alleys of the old town, you'll discover charming street cafés and great restaurants along the car-free lake promenade.

Along the picturesque lakeside promenade, you'll find great small town hotels and charming accommodations, with direct views of Lake Maggiore!

The magnificent past of the region has created an enchanting place that will immediately captivate you with its unique flair! A silent witness of the former splendor is today a remarkable section of the walls of the old castle on the lake promontory. And also in the rest of the city there are various cultural treasures and sights to discover!

What can you do during your visit to Ascona?

Whether it's an 18-hole golf course, elegant boutiques for a relaxed shopping tour, a spacious lido or many excellent restaurants: In Ascona, both pleasure travelers and sports enthusiasts and culture lovers will find the right offer during their stay in Ascona.

And water sports lovers can also let off steam on and in the water! Surfing, sailing, boat tours and other water sports activities are possible on Lake Maggiore. Those interested in culture will discover the region's culture during long hikes in the countryside or during relaxed city walks.

Top sights and attractions in Ascona:

  • Lungolago di Ascona
  • Piazza G. Motta
  • Fondazione Monte Verita
  • Collegio Pontificio Papio
  • Chiesa the Santi Pietro e Paolo
  • Museo Comunale d'Arte Moderna
  • Casa Serodine
  • Museo Castello San Materno
  • Galleria Borgo
  • Castle of the Griglioni

Ascona is a small town and therefore ideal to explore on foot. During a walk through the town, you can visit the church of Santi Pietro e Paolo, with its Campanile - the town's landmark - and the historic center with the church of Santa Maria della Misericordia.

In the town center, you can enjoy regional specialties in the small, charming cafes and look out over the beautiful Lake Maggiore.

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