The Swiss Holiday Company

Ascona-Porto Ronco / Ticino

Boutique-Hotel La Rocca 17 Mar - 22 Oct

A charming hotel with enchanting views over Lake Maggiore and the Brissago Islands, this is the perfect spot for enjoying the picturesque Ticino region. The hotel is situated in idyllic Porto Ronco, less than 10 minutes from the resort of Ascona. The hotel provides a daily shuttle service to Ascona and public buses also run regularly.

With only 19 rooms, all of which have a lake view, the Boutique-Hotel La Rocca has an intimate atmosphere. Find wonderful relaxation here in the gardens overlooking the lake or on the private beach with its bathing platform, deckchairs and complimentary cool drinks. Indoor swimming can be enjoyed in the pool, which also has fabulous views. A range of massage therapies can be booked locally. 

The Rocca features the à la carte Panorama restaurant which offers Mediterranean and traditional regional cuisine. During the warmer months, you can enjoy your buffet breakfast in the al fresco restaurant La Locanda and on Saturdays in the summer a sumptuous barbecue is held. The hotel has its own wine cellar and offers a range of cocktails and drinks in the bar.

The Krähenmann family look forward to welcoming you to their little corner of paradise. 

Bedrooms: 19

There are a variety of room types and suites available - details on request.


  • The Ticino Ticket is issued to hotel guests on arrival and offers free travel on the local trains and buses across the region



2018 guide prices from:

£782 per person for 4 nights, based on bed & breakfast stays or from £963 per person based on half board stays

Call 0800 619 1200 for bookings and more information


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 local transfers to your hotel
  • Standard twin/double room 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

 Flight supplements may apply at the time of booking and for flights from alternative airports 

Planning your holiday

Enter your details here for a quote
  • 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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