Family holidays

The perfect destination for family trip

Ascona-Locarno is the attractive destination for family holidays. Whether you are looking for adventure, hiking or relaxation or bathing fun, there are countless possibilities to spend time together and enjoy yourself. Hikers discover nature on 1,400 km of hiking trails, the courageous can go on one of the treasure hunts or a daring adventure at the rope park and water lovers splash around in the lake and the rivers. The 2'300 hours of sunshine a year, palm trees, sandy beaches, the Mediterranean atmosphere and the southern charm present the perfect environment to relax along with the wide range of activities and hiking offers.

Family holidays

Hello, have we met before?

I'm Pardy, a little leopard explorer from a chestnut forest in Ascona-Locarno. It's a pleasure to meet you! I have lots of tips for your family. I would like to show you the varied landscape of the region, the delicious food and much more. That is why I have left recommendations all over the page. These offers and activities are perfect for a family holiday. I look forward to great adventures with you!

Explore the region: an adventure for the whole family

The entire Ascona-Locarno region is a huge playground for kids. Playing, having fun, discovering and exploring – every town has something interesting to offer your children, and lots more besides. Whether it’s your first trip as a family to Ascona-Locarno or you’re already experts on the region, these trips and tips will help you get the most out of everything the towns, valleys, forests and villages have to offer.

Family Destination: child-friendly

The Lake Maggiore and Valleys region has obtained the “Family Destination” quality mark awarded by the Swiss Tourism Federation. We are very proud of this recognition because it is proof that Ascona-Locarno is an ideal tourist destination for children of all ages. We leave nothing to chance: from activities for everyone to enjoy together to family restaurants where you can have a quiet lunch or dinner, and even the all-important choice of accommodation, every last detail has been taken care of to offer families a dream trip. Enjoy the sunshine all year round for a truly unforgettable family holiday.

Discover the rest of Ticino

Let’s explore the rest of Ticino together! With the Ticino Ticket, the whole family can travel for free on public transport, so you can stay at your favourite camp site or hotel in Ascona-Locarno and visit the wonderful attractions of other regions. How about a trip to the Swissminiatur, the Castles of Bellinzona or relax on a swing in the middle of the lake? Let’s go!

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