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Piazza G. Motta

Lungolago, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
+41 848 091 091
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Piazza filled with views, and life

Piazza Giuseppe Motta is the center of life in Ascona; the lake, the mountains, the view... The... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Ascona, Switzerland
via mobile
Piazza full of life

Main street along the lake where one finds hotels and restaurants side by side. One can enjoy a... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
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15 Nov 2016
“Piazza filled with views, and life”
11 Sep 2016
“Piazza full of life”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Lungolago, Ascona 6612, Switzerland
+41 848 091 091
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Reviewed 15 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

Thank rokkap
Reviewed 11 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.

Thank Smiling_Sightseer
Reviewed 8 September 2016

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

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

Thank Giorgix3
Reviewed 5 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.

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

1  Thank FrankA2
Reviewed 29 September 2015

What can you say about absolute beauty, but a must do place to visit in Switzerland. When you travel half way round the world to see the place where your Grandfather was born, it's so important to appreciate everything the country has to offer whilst...More

1  Thank Moomagic
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Piazza Guiseppe Motta is the name of the street along the lake in Ascona. It is also the home of plenty of restaurants, bars and during festival season it offers ear pleasure of the Jazz lover (usually in June every year). Whatever you desire, food,...More

1  Thank foodbliss2014
Reviewed 24 September 2014

just sit at the cafes and people watch. Also entertainers are fun. Boat station very useful for discovering Lake Maggiore.

Thank PeterUK70
Reviewed 23 September 2014

the piazza, which is really not a piazza, but a street, faces the lake and is full of restaurants and cafes. it is very pleasant and i would say, the heart of ascona. go ahead and take a passegiata on the motta!

Thank monsita1910
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