Ascona's historic centre
Welcome to Ascona!Ascona is refined, picturesque, elegant and romantic. The historic centre's pedestrian alleys are swarmed with boutiques, restaurants, art galleries and antique stores. The lakeside promenade, recalling a fishermen's village of the past, is today a holiday paradise for those in the pursuit of a "joie de vivre". Ascona is also the birthplace of Giovanni Antonio Serodine, one of the greatest Italian painters of the 1600s. Some of his most precious works are kept in town. From the 1900s, Ascona was at the crossroads of the Central European culture thanks to the presence of intellectuals and artists.Enjoy this tour and don't forget to take pictures and share them with our hashtag #myasconalocarno!
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