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653 Giro Lungolago Ascona
653 Giro Lungolago Ascona

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Giro Lungolago Ascona

Giro Lungolago Ascona

Ascona–Ascona

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Signalization

Signalization
In general the «Barrier-free Paths» lead along the hiking routes marked yellow. Additional white signs with green route fields for «Barrier-free Paths» indicate the route at key points. The white signs should be followed where «Barrier-free Paths» differ from the hiking route network. To be certain, please take a print-out of our web map with you.
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Giro Lungolago Ascona

Giro Lungolago Ascona

Ascona resembles a tranquil fishing village and exudes a Mediterranean air with it's pretty streetside cafés and the romantic old town. This route shows you this small town and the wonderful Lago Maggiore lake at their best.
The start of the tour leads through the narrow side streets of Ascona directly to the boat landing stage. As soon as you reach the beautifully landscaped, wide lake promenade, you realize why this sun-kissed, old town is a highly popular holiday destination. The views of the lake's glistening waters epitomize the Mediterranean ambiance and the houses and small cafés are lovingly maintained with great attention to detail.

The path leads past the lido to the golf course with it's beautifully manicured grounds. Numerous park benches dot the tranquil lake shore. The route leads round the golf course and returns along the same path. En route you pass Ascona's landmark church with the tall bell tower.

It is well worth lingering to savour what Ascona has to offer. The resort is often described as the «Pearl of Lake Maggiore» – and with good reason. This small town attracts many visitors, and it's privileged location, Mediterranean flair, mild climate, historic and cultural treasures and strong sense of hospitality make it simply worth experiencing.
Ascona resembles a tranquil fishing village and exudes a Mediterranean air with it's pretty streetside cafés and the romantic old town. This route shows you this small town and the wonderful Lago Maggiore lake at their best.
The start of the tour leads through the narrow side streets of Ascona directly to the boat landing stage. As soon as you reach the beautifully landscaped, wide lake promenade, you realize why this sun-kissed, old town is a highly popular holiday destination. The views of the lake's glistening waters epitomize the Mediterranean ambiance and the houses and small cafés are lovingly maintained with great attention to detail.

The path leads past the lido to the golf course with it's beautifully manicured grounds. Numerous park benches dot the tranquil lake shore. The route leads round the golf course and returns along the same path. En route you pass Ascona's landmark church with the tall bell tower.

It is well worth lingering to savour what Ascona has to offer. The resort is often described as the «Pearl of Lake Maggiore» – and with good reason. This small town attracts many visitors, and it's privileged location, Mediterranean flair, mild climate, historic and cultural treasures and strong sense of hospitality make it simply worth experiencing.
7 km | 1 Stage
30 m | 30 m
1 h 35 min
easy (for wheelchair users) | medium (for wheelchair users)

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General information
The sightseeing attractions and overnight accommodation suggested by Switzerland Mobility are not necessarily wheelchair accessible. More information on accessibility is found at www.mis-ch.ch or www.rollihotel.ch.

Obstacle-free routes, grade of difficulty see PDF.
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Ascona
SBB Timetable Show stop and route on map
Barrier-free travel / public transport
Travel to Ascona from the support railway stations at Bellinzona and Locarno. A low-floor S-Bahn train (S20) runs between Bellinzona and Locarno. A low-floor bus (Route 1) runs from Locarno to the bus stop Ascona, Posta.
Wheelchair-suitable parking spaces
There are three wheelchair-suitable parking spaces at the Lungolago, Via Albarella car park. There are three additional wheelchair-suitable parking spaces at the car park next to the lido.

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Locarno station WC - Modification of railway station until 2019, currently no wheelchair accessible toilet
Locarno station WC - Modification of railway station until 2019, currently no wheelchair accessible toilet
There is a Eurokey toilet next to platform 1 at Locarno railway station. WC info: door width 85cm; movement area (DxB) 110x180cm; seat height 48cm; hand grips, left moveable, right fixed; access left; mirror height 130cm (folding mirror); washbasin underside clearance 70cm.
km0 - km0.7
km0 - km0.7
From the start of the route to km0.7 you encounter a surface of easily negotiable paving stones. At km 0.4 is a 50m downhill section with a gradient of 7%.
Boat landing stage WC
Boat landing stage WC
There is a public toilet with a wheelchair-accessible WC at the boat landing stage. WC info: door width 85cm; movement area (DxB) 200x75cm; seat height 44cm; hand grips, left moveable, right none; access right; mirror height 120cm; washbasin underside clearance 65cm.
km0.7 - km1.9
km0.7 - km1.9
A surfaced path starts at km0.7.
Lido restaurant
Lido restaurant
There is a wheelchair-accessible toilet next to the restaurant at the public lido in Ascona. Ask for the key at the restaurant counter. WC info: door width 78cm; movement area (DxB) 180x74cm; seat height 42cm; hand grips, left moveable, right none; access right; mirror height 135cm (folding mirror); washbasin underside clearance 70cm.
Bagno Pubblico Ascona
Via Fenaro
6612 Ascona
Tel. +41(0)91 791 12 73
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Lido car park public WC
Lido car park public WC
There is a public toilet next to the lido car park. The men's WC is wheelchair accessible. WC info: door width 85cm; movement area (DxB) 90x190cm; seat height 40cm; hand grips, left none, right fixed; access left; mirror height 140cm; washbasin underside clearance 70cm.
km1.9 - km4.8
km1.9 - km4.8
This section of the route leads from the lido round the golf course and back again along the Via Patrizia. It is completely surfaced.
Restaurant Vela Bianca
Restaurant Vela Bianca
The lakeside Restaurant Vela Bianca is located at km2.9. It is accessible and has a wheelchair-accessible toilet. Please ask the staff for the key.
Ristorante Vela Bianca
Porto Patriziale di Ascona
Via Segnale
6612 Ascona
Tel. +41 (0)91 791 09 93
info@ristorantevelabianca.ch
www.ristorantevelabianca.ch
km4.8 - km6.6
km4.8 - km6.6
From here, the path returns by the same route as between km0 to km1.9.

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Ascona
SBB Timetable Show stop and route on map
Barrier-free return journey / public transport
Low-floor buses (Route 1) run from Ascona, Posta to the support station at Locarno, from where the low-floor S-Bahn (S20) train runs to the support station at Bellinzona.

Contact

Mobility International Schweiz MIS
4600 Olten
Tel. +41 (0)62 212 67 40
info@mis-ch.ch
www.mis-ch.ch

Services

Accommodation

Albergo Casa Berno
Albergo Casa Berno
Ascona
Hotel Ascona
Hotel Ascona
Ascona
Hotel-Restaurant Monte Verità (offen Apr-Okt)
Hotel-Restaurant Monte Verità (offen Apr-Okt)
Ascona
Seeherberge Casa Moscia
Seeherberge Casa Moscia
Ascona
Albergo Casa Emmaus
Albergo Casa Emmaus
Losone
Garni Villa Siesta Park
Garni Villa Siesta Park
Losone
Caffè Dell’Arte Boutique Rooms
Caffè Dell’Arte Boutique Rooms
Locarno
Casa DaVinci
Casa DaVinci
Locarno
Dépendance dell’Angelo
Dépendance dell’Angelo
Locarno
Hotel dell'Angelo
Hotel dell'Angelo
Locarno
Hotel ibis Locarno
Hotel ibis Locarno
Locarno
Ostello per la Gioventù Locarno
Ostello per la Gioventù Locarno
Locarno
Parkhotel Delta
Parkhotel Delta
Ascona
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Places

Ascona
Ascona
Locarno
Locarno
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Places of interest

Monte Verità - Ascona
Monte Verità - Ascona
Municipal Museum of Modern Art - Ascona
Municipal Museum of Modern Art - Ascona
Falconeria Locarno
Falconeria Locarno
The Camellia Park in Locarno
The Camellia Park in Locarno
Visconti Castle - Locarno
Visconti Castle - Locarno
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Swimming

Termali Salini & Spa Lido Locarno
Termali Salini & Spa Lido Locarno
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Signalization

Signalization
In general the «Barrier-free Paths» lead along the hiking routes marked yellow. Additional white signs with green route fields for «Barrier-free Paths» indicate the route at key points. The white signs should be followed where «Barrier-free Paths» differ from the hiking route network. To be certain, please take a print-out of our web map with you.
Signalization