The Swiss Holiday Company

Ascona / Ticino

Hotel Albergo Carcani 02 Mar - 31 Dec

This beautifully renovated 3 star hotel occupies a great position on the shores of Lake Maggiore, with most rooms enjoying wonderful lake views. The delightful Old Town of Ascona is to be found immediately behind the hotel, where you can explore the antique shops, galleries and restaurants that adorn the historical alleyways.

Half board guests enjoy a 3 course dinner at the Ristorante Carcani on the ground floor of the hotel. This welcoming restaurant offers authentic Italian cuisine and features a spacious sun terrace where you can relax and savour your meal with views of the beautiful lake, its surrounding mountains and the bustle of activity on the piazza. 

The hotel offers free hire of e-bikes so that you can discover the region around Ascona. Andreas Cartmann and his team look forward to welcoming you to the Albergo Carcani. 

Bedrooms: 29

C Village view rooms with shower
B Lake view rooms with shower
A Lake view rooms with shower and balcony


  • Pay for 3 nights and stay for 4 nights except between 02 Mar-28 Mar, 02 Apr-05 Apr & 28 Oct-20 Dec
  • Pay for 6 nights and stay for 7 all season
  • Free upgrade from B room to A room for bookings made 90 days in advance
  • The Ticino Ticket is issued to hotel guests on arrival and offers free travel on the local trains and buses across the region


Booking Conditions
  • Scheduled flights from Heathrow to Zurich with SWISS inclusive of all airport taxes and security charges
  • 2nd class return rail transfers (2 hours 40 minutes)
  • Return rail transfers to your hotel
  • Twin/double room in the room category shown based on 2 sharing
  • FREE Half fare card which entitles you to half or reduced price travel on most trains, post buses and lake steamers
02 Mar-25 Mar Extra
26 Mar-01 Apr Extra
02 Apr-19 Jun Extra
20 Jun-11 Aug Extra
12 Aug-31 Dec Extra
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2018 - Prices shown are in £'s per person, based on 4 nights.
For other durations add or deduct the extra night prices from the period in which they fall
Flight supplements may apply at the time of booking and for flights from alternative airports
Prices for rail and self drive holidays on request
Call 0800 619 1200 for bookings and more information

We are fully bonded with the Civil Aviation Authority (ATOL 3148) for all air holidays, therefore you are guaranteed complete financial protection of all monies paid.

Planning your holiday

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  • Decide which resorts you would to visit
  • Do you want to include any scenic journeys?
  • 1st or 2nd class rail travel in Switzerland
  • Choose the number of nights in each resort
  • Decide if you prefer Bed & breakfast or half board
  • 3, 4 or 5 star hotel accommodation

Scenic rail holidays from Ascona

Ascona can be combined with historic Lucerne on an unforgettable holiday with the Gotthard Panorama Express. 

Call us for more details on 0800 619 1200 or click here to read more about this wonderful experience which takes you through the heart of Switzerland by rail and lake cruiser.


From Ascona it is easy to reach nearby Locarno, starting point for unbelievably scenic day trips on the stunning Centovalli Line. Find out more here.

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