Destination guide

The charming area of Ascona awaits your stay

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Ascona. This romantic city allures visitors with its sporting events and golfing. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Ascona

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ascona a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Splash and Spa (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Piana di Vigezzo Cable Car (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Golf Premeno (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Pian di Sole Ski Centre (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Sci Club Cunardo (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ascona

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ascona is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gambarogno Botanic Garden (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Mount Cardada (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Parco Nazionale del Locarnese (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Sant'Anna Gorge (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Parco Ciani (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Mount Caslano (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Ascona

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), the closest airport, located 12.4 mi (19.9 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ascona?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 668 house rentals around Ascona. From 131 Houses to 509 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Ascona is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ascona?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ascona:

  • Vira (Gambarogno): 55 vacation rentals
  • Magadino: 18 vacation rentals
  • San Nazzaro: 59 vacation rentals
  • Maccagno: 148 vacation rentals
  • Pino Sulla Sponda del Lago Maggiore: 791 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Ascona?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Ascona. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Stresa Station: 2,617 home rentals
  • Borromeo Plaza: 2,624 home rentals
  • Verzasca Dam: 1,086 home rentals
  • Adventure Park: 2,613 home rentals
  • Villa Fogazzaro: 4,414 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ascona listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ascona?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 131 Houses in Ascona. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ascona include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 509 lodging choices
  • Villas: 16 lodging choices
  • Chalets: 2 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ascona?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 202 vacation homes with pool available in Ascona.

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