Summer at Lake Maggiore

A sunny summer and an atmosphere of Mediterranean warmth right at your doorstep. If you fancy a holiday in the sun, you don't have to go far: the Ascona-Locarno region has everything you could wish for in summer. A unique character, 2300 hours of sunshine a year, a lake where you can enjoy your favourite water sports, valleys where you can relax in nature and Switzerland’s most beautiful hiking trails.


Sunshine, refreshing swims and delicious ice creams: summer’s here! A long, narrow lake, swimming spots where you can go for a dip, beaches for basking in the sun, plenty of water sports, emerald-coloured rivers, mouth-watering ice creams to sample by the lake and countless corners of paradise where you can relax.

Even when it’s hot, hot, hot, Lake Maggiore is the ideal spot for a regenerating and reinvigorating holiday, where you can take advantage of its crystal-clear waters for a swim or indulge in your favourite water sport. Make water the theme of your holiday and dive into the enchanted atmosphere of Ascona-Locarno. Between the search for a perfect suntan, a cool getaway with a hike through the most magical and remote corners of our lush green valleys, and a ride in the SUP at sunset, we know you will not be bored. Are you looking for an exclusive experience? Take a look at our special packages!

Lake, rivers, pools, excursions. There’s always something to do! Good weather also has its downsides.

For example, when you get home, you’ll have to wipe away all the dust that’s accumulated on your sofa while you were outside enjoying the sun! One thing you definitely won’t need to dust off is your to-do list. Between striving for the perfect tan and escaping into the cool on an excursion into the green valleys, we know you’ll have plenty to keep you busy. But here are a few extra suggestions just in case.

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