Ascona is in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland, lies on the north-west bay of the Lake Maggiore. Ascona is the lowest town in Switzerland, at an altitude of 196 meters. Ascona is close to Lugarno, away from Lugarno just 3 kilometers.
Area 5.0 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Position 46°09’ north latitude, 8°46’ east longitude
The old town of Ascona is named Borgo, it is a beautiful place for travelers. The church of San Pietro e Paolo located at the old town, which were built since 16th century, whose high bell-tower is the symbol of Ascona.
Maggiatal : natural river landscape, broad paths in an unspoilt side valley of Ticino, with nearly 40 mountain lakes and a wealth of fauna and flora.
Centovalli: it known as “Valley of a hundred valleys”. It lies between Domodossola and Locarno, which extends east from the Maggia river delta to the Italian border. With beautiful waterfall, colorful fields, green villages.
Ronco sopra Ascona : one of the most delightful places overlooking Lake Maggiore, with an enchanting panorama of the lake and mountains, and a picturesque footpath with over 800 steps leading down to the lakeside.
Most of shopping is in the old town. Visitors will find top-quality Swiss products, well-known brands, regional products or even goods from Switzerland.
Map of Ascona