There is always plenty to do and discover in the Lake Maggiore region. The region is made for sports enthusiasts, history and tradition lovers, explorers and for all those who like to walk and relax by the lake. To make your weekend in Ascona-Locarno even more special, fill it with experiences and memories. You can discover the most beautiful places to practise your favourite sport or try new ones, explore the woods and villages in the valleys on 1’400 km of hiking trails or delve into the history of the towns: Here are our tips to discover Ascona and Locarno in 24 hours. You can also dedicate yourself to well-being: Ascona-Locarno is an official Wellness Destination, known for its spas where you can relax your body and mind, and for the numerous places of power where you can enjoy nature and recharge your batteries. Well-being also means doing the things you love: whether it's discovering the local gastronomy, a shopping day or taking a leisurely stroll along the lakeside promenade.
Good to know: If you stay in the region, you can benefit from attractive discounts on tickets, events and in shops thanks to the my Ascona-Locarno app and travel free of charge on public transport throughout Ticino thanks to the Ticino Ticket. Travel by your preferred means of transport and take advantage of the dense public transport network to explore the region and the whole of Ticino. By the way, there's plenty to see in the rest of the canton too.