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From nature hikes to local experiences

Monte Verità

Monte Verità Park, located in Ascona, is a place of great beauty and history, known throughout Ticino for its botanical variety and natural energy. This park is home to tea plantations, Zen gardens, facilities related to Japanese philosophy, and educational trails among ancient trees and areas dedicated to heliotherapy treatments, making it a meeting point of nature, culture, and history.

Brissago Islands

The Brissago Islands, located on Lake Maggiore, are home to a unique subtropical botanical park in Switzerland. The main island, St. Pancras, offers an immersive visit among plants from around the world.

Golf Club Patriziale Ascona

A course of the highest standard, balancing tradition and innovation, the course’s holes are considered among the most attractive in Switzerland. Unfolding among majestic trees in a landscape of rare beauty, the flat course offers a high technical level capable of challenging both champions and beginners, thrilling every golfer.

Locarno Falconry

Explore the enchanting world of birds of prey at the Locarno Falconry, where you can admire and photograph eagles, hawks, owls, vultures, marabou, ibis and storks up close. These magnificent birds, with their free flight, will take you to an environment where man and nature blend harmoniously, ensuring respect for animals and their naturalness.

Ponte dei salti

Ponte dei Salti, located in Lavertezzo in the Verzasca Valley, is a Romanesque stone bridge dating back to the Middle Ages. The Verzasca Valley, famous for its crystal-clear waters, is an ideal Ticino destination for divers and offers spectacular natural diving boards and diving wells.

Camellia Park​

Famous for its extraordinary collection of more than 850 varieties of camellias, which bloom in a beautiful natural setting.
This botanical garden in Locarno, opened in 2005, is a great place for relaxing walks and botany enthusiasts.

La Froda Waterfall​

La Froda Waterfall, located in Sonogno in the Verzasca Valley, is one of the most impressive waterfalls in Ticino, with a drop of about 80 meters. Surrounded by lush alpine vegetation, it is an ideal destination for hikers and nature lovers.

Events in and around Ascona

Jazz Ascona

For nearly 40 years the most anticipated global event each year dedicated to the New Orleans Beat. The festival offers a unique musical mix.

Moon & Stars

The most popular music event in Locarno, Ticino, with first-class live music.

Locarno Film Festival

Leading Swiss film event with evening screenings in the picturesque Piazza Grande and other events at various venues around the city.

Street Artists Festival

The festival offers free performances by mimes, theater, dance, jugglers and musicians, enlivening the picturesque setting of Ascona’s lakefront.

Exposure Camellias

The Expo in Locarno features more than 200 varieties of camellias in Camellia Park, offering floral installations, a plant market and various side events.

Literary events

Prestigious cultural festival that brings together international writers and intellectuals for debates, readings and meetings on Monte Verità.

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