Summer in Ticino

Blue-sky wonder

The long list of Ticino’s Summer highlights includes a line-up of events from the vibrant arts and cultural scene along with warm nights under starry skies.

Jazz Ascona
Blues to Bop, Lugano

In the morning, after a healthy breakfast, why not seek a little outdoor adventure? From the mild to the wild, by afternoon it’s difficult to resist the temptation of a swim in the refreshing clear river waters or deep blue of the lakes.

Travel inspirations
Take to the beaches!

With more than 160 km of coast: just pick your beach. With lakes, rivers and bathing areas, Southern Switzerland is the land of water!

The path of marvels, Malcantone
Region Ritom, Valle Leventina

At night the town-squares buzz with life: it’s the festival season! From cinema to every type of music imaginable, the atmosphere is always unbeatable.

Estival Jazz, Lugano

Summer thunderstorm? A great chance to try the best water parks and SPAs of anywhere in Switzerland!

Splash e Spa Tamaro
Lido Locarno


unique in all seasons