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.

THE EIGHTH WONDER OF THE WORLD

Th, 7 March 2019

The Skyway of Mont Blanc, a cableway that combines human genius and spectacle of nature. I look up and feel miniscule before the stone giants of Mont Blanc, the highest peak in Europe; true, impressive, miracle of nature. While buying tickets for Skyway I cannot help but admire the immense courage..

CANNERO CITRUS FRUITS, THE REAL FRUITS OF THE SUN

Th, 21 February 2019

Someone called them "the northernmost citrus fruit of Italy": they are the wonderful fruits of winter to which the Cannero Riviera dedicates a very special holiday every year. At that time of the year when winter gives way to spring, the celebration is repeated: a large festival dedicated to citrus..

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL FALL IN THE ALPS

Th, 7 February 2019

The «queen» of the Alps is, without any doubt, the famous Toce Waterfall in Alta Val Formazza, one of the most spectacular natural sights the mountains can offer us. There it is: suddenly the waterfall appears in its sober splendour right before your eyes, just after the last bend on the winding tr..

WITH THE BORROMEO ISLANDS IN THE HEART

Mo, 21 January 2019

If the heart could choose where to be taken for a walk, the three Borromeo Islands would be a certain destination, because with their beauty they beguile even the most demanding visitors. When Giovanni's motorboat leaves the dock at Stresa and the wind begins to ruffle my hair, the vision of the th..

HOLIDAY DREAMS

Mo, 7 January 2019

What do we really want from a holiday? What do we expect from the long-awaited vacation? What subtle pleasures would we like to see satisfied while we are far from everything and everyone? It seems strange, but in the ranking of the joys that life reserves us, the holidays occupy a leading position..

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