Five favourite places around Lake Orta. Five essential destinations. Five places capable of making a holiday unforgettable.
It is an intoxicating experience that of flying in a hot air balloon, a sort of walk in the clouds, in a time suspended between dream and reality.
Twenty three metres high, slightly eerie but nonetheless reassuring, the ancient Buccione Tower represents the lake's oldest surviving sentinel.
It is due to Alfonso Bialetti, little man with a mustache, one of the longest-lived inventions of our made in Italy: the unmistakable moka express coffee m..
It was the poet Francesco Petrarca who defined Genoa with this adjective. And this city with its imposing appearance and proud character is truly superb.
The mountains of the Val d'Ossola, not far from La Darbia, preserve suggestive scenarios between snow and authentic itineraries for slightly wild hearts.
The old Santa Caterina del Sasso monastery, built high above Lake Maggiore, offers breathtaking views.
How about if I take you for a walk in nearby Switzerland? More precisely in the Canton of Ticino, in Bellinzona, where the profile of the territory is domi..
They are most famous for their lively nightlife, but the Navigli is a very charming district of Milan. At any time of the day.
If you want to fully enjoy the magical atmosphere of Lake Como, I recommend that you travel it by boat, that you sail its waters with the wind in your hair..
In Alagna the mountains remind us of an ancient stillness and invite us to smile genuinely; looking up, admiring the rugged profile of the peaks and guessi..
Along the Vigezzina-Centovalli railway line Autumn erupts in a blaze of golden colours reminscent of an artist's palette.
How about a journey through the masterpieces of Baroque art? An itinerary on the trail of Turin's treasures which took shape in the distant “century of wo..
The queen of the Alps is the famous Toce Waterfall in Alta Val Formazza, one of the most spectacular natural sights the mountains can offer us.
Nothing is better than a Spritz: the most loved and the most imitated, the Italian cocktail par excellence, the absolute protagonist of the aperitif ritual..
Garden city, they call it, just like that. And it's not difficult to understand why. Varese is a delightful microcosm, made up of green parks and prestigio..
Ice cream is an all-Italian passion, a story made of tradition and creative genius. But above all the testament to an inexhaustible ability to enjoy life!
Savvy shopping in the company outlets around Lake Orta: factory outlets where you can find real bargains, make prestigious purchases at affordable prices.
Red, cheerful and greedy. True symbol of summer and the countryside, cherries of La Darbia are a simple but irresistible pleasure.
Golf, golf and more golf. How not to fall in love with this sport, aristocratic and elegant, ancient and ecological, a combination of healthy slowness and..
An international tribute, on the first day of Spring, to the most famous Italian dessert in the world. Also at La Darbia we celebrate #tiramisuday.
Cremona, extraordinary city, birthplace of maestro Stradivari and world capital of the violin. Delicious destination, between music and nougat.
The so-called "big benches" are multiplying everywhere, huge and colourful they seem capable of rekindling our inner "child".
The race track of Monza is certainly Italy's most famous racetrack, a historical circuit that has hosted legendary champions and prestigious competitions.