Ascona, the pearl of Lake Maggiore. Today it is an exclusive tourist destination, a lakeside paradise; its extraordinary history is filled with art and culture.
The city of film on Lake Maggiore is Locarno; with culture, lake and mountains you run no risk of getting bored. Ascona-Locarno is the perfect destination for your holidays, whether you plan on relaxing or you are looking for pure entertainment in full Mediterranean flair.
The 4-day “Back To Nature” package offered by Switzerland Travel Centre is a perfect way to experience some of the many outdoor activities that the Ticino region has to offer.
Itinerary Ticino outdoor – Back to Nature
Arrive in Locarno and check into your centrally located 3-star hotel for three nights. Dinner this evening at the Grotto America where you will enjoy a typical Ticinese dining experience in spectacular but rustic surroundings.
This morning, enjoy a gentle cycling tour around Locarno and neighbouring Ascona with its charming piazza lined with restaurants and cafés, where you can stop for a well-earned break and enjoy lunch in one of the local restaurants. Have an afternoon at leisure with full use of the bicycles before then heading to your early evening activity base, the nearby Lido di Ascona, where you can try the activity of Stand-up Paddling.
Today, enjoy your final full day in Locarno with a cable car and chairlift ride to Cardada-Cimetta (1670 m).
Once on top, why not take advantage of the many hiking paths.
Your morning is free to explore other parts of the region with your included Ticino Ticket Connecting travel arrangements to and from Locarno can be tailored to suit your exact needs.
To book your trip and to receive more information on this trip
you can contact Switzerland Travel Centre.
STC Switzerland Travel Centre AG
8045 Zürich, 6612 Ascona
+41 43 210 55 94