Sato Code, the escape room across Ascona


Unlock Ascona’s Secrets with Sato Code – the Escape Room across the City!

Sato Code is a real-life game. Like an escape room, you’ll search for clues, solve puzzles and test yourself with different challenges. But with Sato Code, you’re not confined to the indoors. Winding through the heart of the city, Sato Code takes you on a journey through the charming Borgo di Ascona.


A Game without boundaries

Explore the city's hidden gems, from the secret back entrance of a theater to an unexpected panoramic view. You might find intriguing clues in the window of a tattoo studio or even in a website displaying a Tetris-like formation. Virtual and real worlds seamlessly blend, blurring the lines between what's authentic and what's part of the game. The possibilities are endless! As you progress, each clue will challenge you more than the last, culminating in an enigmatic final puzzle that will put your abilities to the ultimate test.


Play Anytime, Any Day

With Sato Code, there's no need for reservations - you can begin your quest whenever it suits you, day or night. Simply gather your team at the starting point, Ascona Centro, and launch the Sato Code App on your smartphone. Get ready for an hour of pure excitement and intrigue as you unlock the city's secrets! But if you want to take your time, soak in the atmosphere and enjoy every moment of the adventure, there is no time limit to complete the game.


Perfect for All Occasions

Sato Code is the perfect adventure for friends, couples, families and teams alike! Whether you're seeking an unforgettable day out with your family, a thrilling escapade with your partner, or an unconventional team-event, Sato Code immersive experience is sure to leave you with cherished memories.


Feel like You’re in “The Da Vinci Code”

If you're a fan of "The Da Vinci Code," you'll absolutely love Sato Code. Let the journey begin, see Ascona like never before. Sato Code will leave you buzzing with excitement and craving for more!



  • Play anytime, any day
  • Tickets on, no need to book in advance
  • Minimum 2 people, 1 smartphone each player
  • Make sure every phone has internet access. If only one player has it, they can use a hotspot for the others
  • Languages: English, Italian, German
  • Sato Code is in Ascona, Locarno, Lugano, Bellinzona, Zurich, Zug, Rapperswil and Bremgarten.

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