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.

IT'S NOT SUMMER WITHOUT THE «FESTIVAL OF FIREWORKS»

Sa, 7 July 2018

A season full of lights and sounds, a riot of colors and melodies, a true pyrotechnic event: it is the most explosive festival of the summer! It commenced in Orta San Giulio and will continue until August with fourteen unmissable shows the "Festival of Fireworks", a well-established and very popula..

PASSWORD? #SHOPPINGTIME

Fr, 22 June 2018

Almost all of us have been bitten by the shopping bug and, particularly, when we are on holidays we tend to indulge and pamper ourselves with precious, little, well-deserved gifts. It's nothing new to hear Italy described as the homeland of fashion and design … It's impossible to have a holiday in ..

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..

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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