Lake Maggiore by boat

Discover the Ascona-Locarno region: campsites, hotels with spas, international events, 1400 km of hiking trails and Lake Maggiore. Everything you need for your next holiday in Ticino.

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Lake Maggiore by boat

Lake Maggiore by boat

Lake Maggiore, also known as Verbano, is split between Switzerland and Italy, straddling the canton of Ticino, Piedmont and Lombardy. It is best known for its unique climate and the lovely towns dotted along its shores that make it an exceptionally beautiful tourist destination.

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Would you like to try one of these experiences?

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Nature and forest reserves

Nature and forest reserves

Beautiful natural oases where flora and fauna can develop freely. There are numerous nature and forest reserves in the Ascona-Locarno region that are just waiting to be discovered.

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The Brissago Islands, an exciting story

The Brissago Islands, an exciting story

Two green jewels in the middle of Lake Maggiore: not only Switzerland's only Botanical Garden on an island, but also a landmark of the region. Around 1,700 plant species from the Mediterranean and subtropical regions of all five continents grow here.

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Ascona-Locarno Experience

Ascona-Locarno Experience

Discover the Lake Maggiore region in Ticino on a train journey with cheap train tickets on the most attractive connection between north and south. Relaxing holidays, family adventures, romantic weekends or business trips - whatever you have in mind, you've come to the right place. Choose your adventure from the experiences in our shop and book your round trip on the Treno Gottardo now from CHF 20 (in 2nd class with Half Fare Travelcard).

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Things to do on Lake Maggiore this weekend

Do you want to know what's on at Lake Maggiore this weekend? Here you will find information about the current events to plan your short trip to Ascona-Locarno even better. 

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