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.
Piazza G. Motta 61 CH - 6612 Ascona
Prix Prices from : 140 CHF
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..
Vicolo delle Olive 11 CH - 6612 Ascona
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
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..
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.
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..
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..
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..
via delle Scuole 17 CH - 6612 Ascona
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..
via Muraccio 142 CH - 6612 Ascona
An elegant restaurant where, in summer, one can enjoy outdoor dining.
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..
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.