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Piazza G. Motta / Ascona

A special atmosphere is in this place, offers a unique breathtaking view on the lake and the... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2018
Manuela L
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Lovely aspect of the lake and buzzy environment

Walked along the lake and enjoyed the atmosphere of this lovely area. Lots of cafes nearby and... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Stephen W
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

A special atmosphere is in this place, offers a unique breathtaking view on the lake and the sourrounding exotic alleys with palms and trees and the mountains. a lot of excellent restaurants creates seasonal menus.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Walked along the lake and enjoyed the atmosphere of this lovely area. Lots of cafes nearby and wonderful views.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We stayed in a hotel on the Piazza, we were initially flummoxed on how to get there since it appeared to be pedestrian-only. Not the case, you can get access to unload your luggage. You don't really need to leave the Piazza as everything you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank often_crabby-travele
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Really beautiful, lots of restaurants, officially its a no car zone but sometimes there is a car driving through but it s not a problem. Love this place especially at night!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank M_a_r_a_964
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Piazza Giuseppe Motta is the center of life in Ascona; the lake, the mountains, the view... The multitude of restaurants and terraces is appealing... As always, thou, the best food is in the adjacent old town, along the cobblestone lanes... Both ways: enjoy the genuine...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank rokkap
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Main street along the lake where one finds hotels and restaurants side by side. One can enjoy a drink or a meal and at the same time enjoy the view of the lake and people watching.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Smiling_Sightseer
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Cafes facing the lake. You can catch the ferries here. Plenty of shops, galleries and restaurants in the alleyways behind.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank AnthonyTrollope
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This place is unique and fascinating, definitely worth a visit if you are in the region. I would recommend to choose bars and restaurants carefully though as most of them are way overpriced and often the quality is not so good. A nice idea could...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Giorgix3
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We caught the end of the Jazz festival. Lovely piazza with bars and restaurants. Live music. Big bands. Gelato. Lots of energy and fun.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank RoxyBaron
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Ascona is located in Ticino the italian speaking part of Switzerland. This is consider by Germans an Austrians as the Cote d'Azur for central Europe... It has an special charm as it is located right after the Alps which gives it to this destination a...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank FrankA2
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