Things to see and do - Ascona
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Ascona Travel guide
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
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 delle Scuole 17 CH - 6612 Ascona
Situated in a quiet location in the middle of a large green garden, the Hotel Mulino is only a few steps away from Lake Maggiore and from the heart of Ascona. Choose from quiet, bright comfort and standard rooms with a balcony, a terrace or a verand..
Piazza Motta CH - 6612 Ascona
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..
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 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.
via delle Scuole 17 CH - 6612 Ascona
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.
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 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.
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..