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[FOCUS] Summer Destination: Ascona, Switzerland

By Park Sae-jin Posted : June 10, 2017, 17:33 Updated : June 10, 2017, 17:33

[Courtesy of Kwak, Min Jung / Aju Business Daily]


Switzerland has been voted as one of the top 10 happiest countries in the world. It also has been one of the most desired vacation destinations. But where do Swiss people go for their vacation time inside of the country? They go to Ascona, Switzerland. 

It is a small city in the Locarno district that is heavily influenced by Italian culture and language. The architectural styles seen in the city reflect both Swiss and Italian, The city is located on the shore of Lake Maggiore. 

Ascona is a picturesque place with many great restaurants, so if you need to relax and eat your heart out, this is the place to be. The weather here is closer to Mediterranean weather than Alpine like most of Switzerland, especially during summer, so try to schedule your trip around that time to fully enjoy Ascona.

It is a relatively small city, so if you wish to travel through the Italian part of Switzerland fast, you can schedule to check out both Ascona and other nearby cities like Muralto to grasp the vibe of the region in a day. 

Kwak, Min Jung = abiel@ajunews.com

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