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Ascona 196m, is a village in the rural district Isole in district Locarno of the canton Ticino. It is located at the northern shore of Lake Maggiore 212km². Panoramic view in east direction to the Ticino Alps.
In the native language of the webcam owner
Ascona 196m, im Kreis Isole des Bezirkes Locarno im Kanton Tessin am Nordufer des Lago Maggiore Langensees 212 km². Blick Richtung Osten zu den Tessiner Alpen.
Ascona is a municipality in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. It has a population of about 5000 and is located on the shore of Lake Maggiore. The town is a popular tourist destination, and holds a yearly jazz festival, the New Orleans Jazz Festival Ascona. Monte Verità: The "Monte Verità" (literally Hill of Truth) in Ascona has an important historical background: at the beginning of the 20th century, a colony was founded which preached the return to nature (see para. 35). A large number of artist, anarchist and other famous people have been attracted by this hill, e.g. Hermann Hesse, Carl Jung, Erich Maria Remarque, Hugo Ball, Else Lasker-Schüler, Stephan George, Isadora Duncan, Carl Eugen Keel, Paul Klee, Rudolf Steiner, Mary Wigman, Max Piccard, Ernst Toller, Henri van de Velde, Fanny von Reventlow, Rudolf Laban, Frieda and Else von Richthofen, Otto Gross, Erich Mühsam and Gustav Stresemann. External links: * * * * * * * Read more about Ascona on Wikipedia