My husband, myself and 13 year old daughter will be staying with family in Ascona from July 21-27 and are looking for ideas for day trips, easy hikes, and rainy day activities. Any suggestions greatly appreciated!
You might spend some time on:
Perhaps your family will have suggestions?
If you run out of local ideas, take the train over the Gotthard Pass to Luzen, and spend some time there.
Do you want to try to walk/hike with your daughter?
Perhaps the Val Vercasca?
This site might give you some ideas:
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