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Switzerland Luxury Hotel ST Ascona Lakeside Promenade 29637

Ascona: Swiss-Italian charm on Lake Maggiore

Sun-drenched shores

A perfect blend of Swiss and Italian cultures with Mediterranean vibes on the sun-drenched shores of Lake Maggiore

Ascona Overview

Set on the sun-drenched shores of Lake Maggiore, Ascona exudes a warm Mediterranean charm that embodies the perfect fusion of Swiss and Italian cultures. Stroll along the vibrant lakeside promenade, lined with charming cafes and boutiques, or venture through the cobblestone streets of Ascona's old town, providing a picturesque backdrop for a leisurely exploration of its rich history and architecture.

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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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«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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