Snacks typical of the region in their original setting, recommended by locals: the "Taste My Swiss City" tours address people's desire to get to know a city from a local's perspective, in gastronomic terms. Immerse yourself in Ascona and visit some locations off the beaten track. This selfguided tour lists the 5 best places for eating and drinking.
Stop 1Panetteria Pasticceria Pinotti, Piazza Giuseppe Motta, follow the main street direction the church you see when you are at the bus stop Ascona, Posta. At the first crossroad you turn right onto Via Collegio before taking a left at Via delle Cappelle. By the church you turn right again into Via S. Sebastiano. Go in direction lake and you will find it on your right hand.Stop 2 Enoteca La Cambüsa, Contrada Fontanelle 3, from Pinotti you turn right at the lakefront and go ahead to the very end (before Seven Sea Lounge). There you take Via Borgo (100 m uphill) to reach your destination. Stop 3 Osteria Nostrana, Piazza Giuseppe Motta, back on the lakefront follow the Piazza Giuseppe Motta until you reach your destination on the left side. It's located nearly at the end of the street. Stop 4 La Preferita, Vicolo dell'Olive, turn right into via S. Sebastiano then Sant'Omobono. On the way you pass at the Grotto Baldoria and when you turn onto vicolo dell'Olive walk in direction lakefront and there on the left side you can't miss the tiny ice cream shop. Stop 5 Eden Bar, Via Albarelle 16, follow the lakefront to the roundabout and take a right. Get closer to the lake and follow the footpath along the playground until you reach the end of the track. Turn left and once reached the street, via Albarelle, turn right and you see the huge buliding (Eden Roc) on your right hand side.