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Ascona, like neighbouring Locarno, is ideally placed for numerous sports activities at the mouth of the Maggia, on the shores of Lake Maggiore. This small fishing village has been favoured by artists for many years and is a popular resort because of its atmosphere and site, as well as the area's rich excursion opportunities.

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Tourist attractions Ascona : Things to see and do

  • Santa Maria della Misericordia

    Via delle Cappelle CH - 6612 Ascona

    Founded in 1399 and transformed in the 15C, except the choir that remained Gothic, the Church of Santa Maria della Misericordia is famous for its coloured frescos, some of which are severely damaged, and its lovely retable of the Virgin from 1519.

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Hotels Ascona

  • Romantik Hotel Castello Seeschloss Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Piazza Motta CH - 6612 Ascona

    Prix Prices from : 220 CHF

    The Romantik Hotel Castello Seeschloss is located on the lake-side promenade of Ascona, 300 metres from the centre. It offers historic-style rooms and free internet access. You can park your car for free on the hotel's parking lot or in the garage a..

  • Hotel Polo

    Via Buonamano, 7 CH - 6612 Ascona

    Featuring an a la carte restaurant on site, Hotel Polo offers free WiFi access in public areas, breakfast in the morning and a bar. The rooms and suites are air-conditioned, equipped with cable TV and a minibar. The private bathroom comes with a sho..

  • Garni la Meridiana

    Piazza G. Motta 61 CH - 6612 Ascona

    The “Meridiana” offers the charm of a historic Swiss-Italian Ticinese house with walls from the Middle Ages blended with modern architecture and facilities. The rooms and the large terrace offer a direct view to the lake. Make use of the wellness..

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Restaurants Ascona

  • Locanda Barbarossa Very comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    via Muraccio 142 CH - 6612 Ascona

    An elegant restaurant where, in summer, one can enjoy outdoor dining.

  • Seven Quite comfortable and pleasant restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    via Moscia 2 CH - 6612 Ascona

    The entrance to this restaurant is above a trendy lounge bar with views of the lake. One of the most exciting, innovative and experimental restaurants in the Ticino, Seven is constantly creating new and original dishes for the enjoyment of its guests..

  • Mulino Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    via delle Scuole 17 CH - 6612 Ascona

  • Aerodromo da Nani Quite comfortable restaurant 

    via Aerodromo 3 CH - 6612 Ascona

    This secluded restaurant is divided into two rustic-style dining rooms with an attractive summer veranda, situated near the former airfield. Grilled dishes such as 'Da Nani' chicken are the house speciality. Although, the menu also features excellent..

  • al Lago Comfortable restaurant 

    via Circonvallazione 26 CH - 6612 Ascona

    Situated right on the lake, the terrace at this restaurant boasts fine views as far as the Brissago islands. The menu focuses on Mediterranean dishes. These include lightly spiced clam soup served with garlic bread, and pink veal steak on a bed of sl..

  • Seven Asia Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Via Borgo 19 CH - 6612 Ascona

    This restaurant showcases Asian cuisine and offers an impressive range of specialities. These include sushi, tempura, curries, spring rolls, Thai dishes and traditional teppanyaki.

  • Seven Easy Quite comfortable restaurant 

    piazza G. Motta 61 CH - 6612 Ascona

    Open until the early hours, this restaurant boasts an attractive terrace with lake views and a modern, trendy decor featuring large wooden tables. The menu offers a selection of mouthwatering Mediterranean dishes. These include date tomatoes with bur..

  • Ecco Very comfortable and pleasant restaurant  Excellent cooking, worth a detour

    via del Segnale 10 CH - 6612 Ascona

    The culinary innovations of this young chef - the prodigal son of Swiss gastronomy - never cease to amaze. Ecco offers a journey across the very best products of the continent and elsewhere. Restricted choice of dishes.

  • Giardino Lounge e Ristorante Quite comfortable and pleasant restaurant 

    Viale Bartolomeo Papio 1 CH - 6612 Ascona

    This restaurant-cum-lounge bar is in the centre of Ascona just a few minutes' walk from the lake. It has a modern and original decor, including a striking internal vertical garden. The cuisine is also making a name for itself, thanks to its exotic fl..

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