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.
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
Prix Prices from : 121 CHF
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..
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..
Viale Bartolomeo Papio 1 CH - 6612 Ascona
In the centre of Ascona just a few minutes' walk from the lake, this restaurant-cum-lounge bar stands out for its unique modern design - the internal vertical garden is particularly striking. The restaurant is also renowned for its cuisine, which foc..
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 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 del Segnale 10 CH - 6612 Ascona
The restaurant's young chef, a rising star of German gastronomy, never ceases to impress. Offering a restricted choice of just a few dishes, his cuisine showcases some of the best produce from Europe and further afield. The attractive ambience also a..
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 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.
via Muraccio 142 CH - 6612 Ascona
An elegant restaurant where, in summer, one can enjoy outdoor dining.