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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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Ticino’s biggest city has long been renowned for its parks, flower gardens and villas. Over the past few years, however, it has also gained a reputation for its cultural offering. Located between Zurich and Milan, Lugano today combines scenic beauty with an extensive range of cultural activities for visitors to enjoy. Whether your interest lies in nature, history, art or sociology, the region’s 36 museums are sure to delight and enthral any culture fan with a wide-ranging programme of exhibitions and events throughout the year.

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The farm Terreni alla Maggia is part of the Castello del Sole estate.

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A magnet for artists, poets, writers and esoterics since the early 20th century, Lake Maggiore continues to attract the creative set and modern day tourists to its shores in Locarno, Ascona or to Monte Verità to while away summer in this most charming corner of Ticino.

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Entering a new era, Swiss Top Events’ dedication to sustainability promises a bright future for the organisation, elevating it to new heights, fostering collaboration, promoting diversity, and ensuring that each event leaves a positive, lasting impact on society.

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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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