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.


Th, 22 August 2019

This is the extraordinary story of the Sacra di San Michele, perched on a rock spur, on the border between the Alps and the plain. There is a place in Piedmont that you don't expect to find. A magical and surreal place, a mysterious and almost fairy-tale site that takes us directly back to the ..


Mo, 22 July 2019

Canoes, pedal boats and SUPs are the new, extremely silent and ecological protagonists of Lake Orta. Standing upright and on firm legs, knees slightly bent and with a safe paddle grip, lace tied at the ankle and looking forward. And of course energy to expend! I am ready for a SUP session on the be..


Mo, 17 June 2019

Lose yourself in the midst of nature, savor the subtle pleasure of the thrill, experience an adventure or immerse yourself in a wild environment ... this is also a holiday! There are those who are not satisfied with a lazy and relaxing holiday (and I confess that I am one of those ...) but prefer t..


Fr, 10 May 2019

Street art characterizes some small villages around Lake Orta, communities with walls painted with frescoes of great emotional impact. In the beginning it was Legro, a pretty fraction of Orta, which gave over its walls to artistic decoration. And after twenty years, the frescoes on the facades of t..


Tu, 30 April 2019

One of the most beautiful Savoy residences, the palace of Venaria, awaits us just outside Turin. Imagine a sumptuous eighteenth-century gown. And a wig full of curls, of course. Imagine a crowd of liveried valets. Imagine also the baroque music that welcomes you in the great ballroom... It is easy..

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