Magical events in Ticino

On the shores of Lake Maggiore, you can enjoy "the lightness of being" to the full.

Relax amid the sensational scenery, engage in all kinds of different sports or explore the various cultural attractions -  not to mention indulging in culinary treats and, of course, "dolce far niente". However, the region also boasts some amazing highlights when it comes to special events. Why not take an inspirational break in Switzerland's sunniest corner?

Right from the start, your holiday this year went with a swing: during the annual "JazzAscona" music festival, this small town with its famous lakeside promenade is entirely taken over by the sounds of jazz. The musical delights, the relaxed atmosphere and the Mediterranean surroundings make for an unforgettable experience. Already last year, you had found out that Ascona hosts a string of amazing events, such as its Street Artists Festival: every year, individuals and professional groups travel from the streets where they perform all over the world to delight the crowds of spectators with their pantomime, theatre, dance, juggling, acrobatics, fire-eating acts and much more. Fun and excitement are the order of the day.

So, in fact, it would be easy to spend quite a while strolling down Memory Lane, but by now your wine glass is empty and dinner is waiting in the nearby Grotto. So how about paying a visit to Find out more about Moon&Stars, JazzAscona, the Street Artists Festival and all the other events.