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A land of Lakes, mountains, and palm trees

From gastronomic delights to outdoor adventures, Ticino is where tradition and modernity converge, and Swiss and Italian cultures blend seamlessly.

Ticino Overview

The Ticino region of Switzerland is a land of vibrant contrasts, where palm trees sway under snow-capped peaks, ancient traditions meet modern lifestyles, and Swiss and Italian cultures blend seamlessly. From the sophisticated city of Lugano with its vobrant cultural scene to the idyllic shores of Lake Maggiore, the region offers diverse experiences that enthral visitors of all ages.

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Offering a plenitude of options for families in a paradisiac setting, guests of Ascona’s elegant Hotel Eden Roc enjoy culinary delights, lakefront entertainment and the highest level of five-star hospitality. Earthly pleasures abound await guests both big and small.

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Fig season kicks off in the summer and we can start to get our hands on the fresh fruits from the Mediterranean in July. «If wasps are buzzing around you, you’re almost too late!» warns Mattias Roock, Executive Chef at Castello del Sole in Ascona. He sources the delicacies from the hotel’s very own garden.

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It's hard to believe that you're still in Switzerland, just a two-hour train ride from Zurich, once you arrive at the sun-drenched terrace of this beautiful location. With an average of 2000 hours of sunshine per year, this idyllic spot has its unique pace of life that encourages visitors to slow down the minute they arrive.

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«100 hectares of pure­ happiness» is Castello del Sole’s tagline. And indeed, real happiness can be found on the 2500 square metre estate of this amazing hotel. Come join me for some truly ­beautifying downtime in one of the ­Ticino’s most unique spas. And yes, there will be wine.

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Marco Campanella: Head Chef Restaurant La Brezza, Hotel Eden Roc Ascona - Mattias Roock: Head Chef Restaurant Locanda Barbarossa, Hotel Castello del Sole.

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