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The charming fishing village of Ascona is the perfect resort town, an ideal destination for fans of golf, hiking, and water sports.

Ascona is a municipality in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland on the shore of Lake Maggiore. The town is a popular tourist destination, and holds a yearly jazz festival, the Ascona Jazz Festival. There are eleven Swiss heritage site of national significance in Ascona including churches, historic houses, a prehistoric and medieval settlement as well as the Albergo, a park, complex of houses and the Monte Verità Museum, museums, and a theater. The entire town of Ascona is listed on the Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites.
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