"Ascona - Pearl on the Lago Maggiore" Ascona by loisl

Ascona Travel Guide: 25 reviews and 55 photos

Ascona - the mediterranean part of Switzerland

Ascona lies in a spectacular sunny bay on Lake Maggiore. It’s one of the best loved and most exclusive tourist destinations in Switzerland. Here you can find everything for a VIP holiday far from noise and prying eyes: some of the most prestigious hotels in Switzerland, a magnificent 18-hole golf course, smart boutiques, a large welcoming Lido, gastronomic restaurants and magnificent walks in the surroundings.

What Ascona has to offer in addition to ideal climatic conditions and a spectacular location. Cultural attractions in Ascona and useful information to help you organize a memorable stay in the town. Discovering Ascona: Things to see, places to stay and other useful information.

  • Last visit to Ascona: Sep 2005
  • Intro Updated Sep 12, 2005
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  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    May 2, 2009 at 1:38 AM

    Gorgeous page about Ascona, where we spent about 1,5 hours yesterday as a little sidetrip from Locarno.

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    May 1, 2009 at 2:45 PM

    Just had an ice cream today in Ascona! Good place to watch fancy cars.

  • call_me_rhia's Profile Photo
    May 30, 2008 at 12:35 AM

    mhhhh... I'll never understand why people from "outside" (and this includes my husband) get to like Ascona so much...

  • victorwkf's Profile Photo
    Oct 3, 2006 at 2:31 AM

    The dam here is awesome, so is the bungy jump :-)

  • Tripack's Profile Photo
    Jul 6, 2006 at 2:48 AM

    Some breathtaking views from the dam... Useful info for a delicious pizza and mountain biking around.

  • Myndo's Profile Photo
    Jun 9, 2006 at 5:26 AM

    Looks like you had another great weekend there. Say: did you ever made that bungee-jump? (and the pizza looks delicious, but it seems I am always hungry these times...)

  • ChristinaNest's Profile Photo
    May 31, 2006 at 10:06 AM

    Nice updates! So did you ride up to Sonogno? Thanks a lot for the Liechtenstein postcard!! Greetings from the seaside

  • easyoar's Profile Photo
    Apr 27, 2006 at 1:09 PM

    Think I might pass on that Bungee jump, sounds like a real brown trouser moment - did you do it???

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