Stay in Ascona for the Jazz Festival
Let the magical and international atmosphere of Ascona during the Jazz festival, the most traditional appointment, take you over. Jazz will set the rhythm for hundreds of concerts, celebrations on the main squares and exhibitions that will be held in the little Swiss town. A must for all music lovers and jazz fans ... Do not miss this opportunity!
1st day: Arrival in Ghiffa at Lake Maggiore
Arrival in Ghiffa and accommodation at Hotel Ghiffa (4-star-hotel). The hotel is right by the lake, it has got a beautiful swimming pool and a mooring point for motorboats. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
2nd day: Borromean Islands and Jazz Festival
Visit of the famous Borromean Islands. Departure by car to Stresa, from where by motorboat you reach the "Isola Madre" (Mother Island) with its gorgeous English style garden. Second stop on the "Isola Bella" (Beautiful Island) with its wonderful Baroque palace and Italian style garden, where you get lunch at "Ristolounge Elvezia". Last stop on the "Isola Superiore dei Pescatori" (Fishermen's Island) with its typical fishermen's village and its unique atmosphere. Late afternoon return to hotel and departure to Ascona: there is a magical atmosphere on the lakefront of the little Swiss town. Jazz groups from all over the world meet and hold evening concerts that fill your heart with joy. Don't miss this appointment!
3rd day: Relaxation at Lake Maggiore
Today you can relax yourself by the hotel's pool. In the evening to continue with a real holiday and music atmosphere, we suggest a dinner at Lido Beach Club in Baveno, a restaurant with lounge music located on the beach...
4th day: Departure
Departure after a good breakfast.
SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE:
3 nights with breakfast at Hotel Ghiffa in Ghiffa in double room;
1 dinner in hotel (3-course-menu, drinks not included);
return transfer by motorboat from Stresa to the Borromean Islands;
lunch at "Ristolounge Elvezia" on the Isola Bella (3-course-menu, drinks not included).
concert's ticket (about 19,00 € per person / CHF 20.- per person on Friday, Saturday and Sunday; free from Monday to Thursday, with exception for ASCONA SPECIALS concert);
entrance ticket for gardens and palaces of the Borromean Islands (20,50 € per person);
hotel city tax.