Things to see and do - Ascona
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Ascona : Michelin's recommendations
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.
Tourist attractions Ascona : Things to see and do
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.
Via Muraccio 20 CH - 6612 Ascona
Osteria Ticino enjoys a quiet location just a 5-minute walk from the Old Town of Ascona and the promenade along Lake Maggiore. Rooms offer free Wi-Fi and a balcony overlooking the garden or the mountains. The restaurant has a sun terrace overlooking..
Vicolo delle Olive 11 CH - 6612 Ascona
Prix Prices from : 107 CHF
Just 30 meters from Lake Maggiore, Casa dell Olive is located in the centre of Ascona. It offers free wired internet access and rooms overlooking the Old Town and the mountains. The modern rooms at Casa delle Olive feature wooden floors, a flat-scre..
Via Buonamano, 7 CH - 6612 Ascona
Hotel Polo in Ascona offers free WiFi access in public areas and a scrumptious breakfast in the morning. The rooms and suites are air-conditioned, equipped with cable TV and a minibar. The private bathroom comes with a shower, a hairdryer and free t..
via Segnale 10 CH - 6612 Ascona
The young chef at this restaurant, one of the child prodigies of German cuisine, never ceases to amaze. Although there is a limited choice on his two creative menus, his dishes offer a voyage through some of the best produce in Europe and even furthe..
via Aerodromo 3 CH - 6612 Ascona
This pleasantly restful restaurant close to the airfield is divided into two rooms both of which feature a rustic décor and open onto a splendid veranda for summer dining. The grilled specialties are not to be missed.
Via Moscia 2 CH - 6612 ASCONA
This informal restaurant has views of the lake and the mountains, as well as an open-view kitchen where guests can observe the chef at work. The menu features classic cuisine with a creative twist and a good choice of fish and meat options. If you en..
via delle Scuole 17 CH - 6612 Ascona
via Circonvallazione 26 CH - 6612 Ascona
Traditional cuisine served in a charming, classic restaurant, which takes its name from the famous Milanese family who built the castle here. In fine weather meals are served on the lovely terrace with views of the lake and the Brissago islands.
piazza G. Motta 61 CH - 6612 ASCONA
Lively and trendy atmosphere with large wooden tables for a restaurant open until the early hours of the morning. Menu of appetizing Mediterranean fare.
via Muraccio 142 CH - 6612 Ascona
An elegant restaurant where, in summer, one can enjoy outdoor dining.
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.