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Ascona

Brissago Islands

Brissago - Ascona The mild climate at Lago Maggiore is unique in Switzerland, and enables subtropical plants to flourish in the open air on Isola Grande, the large island. The Botanical Gardens of the Canton of Ticino house around 1,700 plant species.

Could there be a better place than an island for a treasure hunt adventure? This excursion is the perfect way to discover the pearls of Lake Maggiore in an intense day on the trail of the past. From Locarno, after a tour of Piazza Grande and a stroll along the lake, take the boat to the Brissago Islands where an incredible trip around the world awaits thanks to the variety of plant species from the five continents and an exciting treasure hunt for the whole family.

 

 

The ideal program:


Observations

Excursion for everyone


Morning

  • Take the train to Locarno
  • Visit to Piazza Grande and stroll along the lake
  • Take the boat to the Brissago Islands


Afternoon

  • Lunch on the Island
  • Visit to the botanical garden
  • Take the boat back to Ascona and visit of the village


Not to be missed

  • Piazza Grande, Locarno
  • Treasure hunt for children on the island
  • The old town of Ascona

 

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  1. Contact

    6612 Ascona

    Lugano Region tourist office
    Piazza della Riforma
    +41 58 220 65 00
    info@luganoregion.com
    luganoregion.com

    Ascona-Locarno Turismo
    Piazza Stazione / Stazione FFS
    6600 Locarno-Muralto
    +41 848 091 091
    info@ascona-locarno.com
    ascona-locarno.com

  2. Notes
  3. Opening

    Opening season
    01.04 - 31.10.2019
    Open all days