La Darbia Blog

Unforeseen places, which are most unlikely to be found in tourist guides. Follow our posts and you will discover places, people, products and everything that makes our region unique.

ORTA'S SACRO MONTE , A SPIRITUAL PLACE

Su, 3 June 2018

Walking along the Orta's Sacro Monte paths, past the ancient frescoed chapels and the wonderful plants in the park, makes you feel as if you were in a corner of Paradise. There are places where one's heart feels at peace, where time grinds to a halt and only emotions matter. Orta's Sacro Monte is o..

A HERMITAGE OVERLOOKING THE WATER

We, 16 May 2018

The old “Santa Caterina del Sasso” monastery, built high above Lake Maggiore, offers breathtaking views. The hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso has been defined as “one of the places worth visiting at least once in a lifetime”: this ancient building erected on the Lombard shore of Lake Maggiore,..

ARONA IS ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA

Th, 26 April 2018

A colourful stroll, a colossal statue and an air acrobatics show over the lake are among the surprises Arona has in store for its visitors. It is always a great idea to go for a walk around Arona, that splendid town on the southernmost tip of Lake Maggiore, situated exactly where the lake coastline..

MILAN, PASSION for the NAVIGLI

Fr, 13 April 2018

The modern-day, vibrant heart of the city revolves around the canals, planned by Leonardo, in the New Darsena among the typical tenement buildings and artists ateliers. With good reason the New York Times included the streets along the Navigli (navigable canals) among the twelve most beautiful in ..

TODAY I AM GOING FOR A RUN

We, 4 April 2018

One thing for sure is that the weighing scales have no mercy… after so many big meals at Easter, it is time to get back into shape! Wide awake at dawn, technical clothing, sneakers, playlist ready …and off we go! What could be better than a nice run along a trail by Lake Orta to regain your ideal w..

La Darbia Blog

Advice, tips and new ideas to help you to make your holiday at La Darbia unforgettable. Unforeseen places, which are most unlikely to be found in tourist guides. Follow our posts and you will discover places, people, products and everything that makes our region unique.

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