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.

Dom, 9 gennaio 2050


A week of delights, the 7 best things to do and see around Lake Orta: around Lake Orta: the most suggestive itineraries, interesting places and the activities.

Gio, 4 novembre 2021

Three ideas for a milanese day

Strolling around Milan on a quiet autumn Sunday, while the city offers up treasures and reveals unexpected secrets.

Gio, 30 settembre 2021

At least once in a lifetime

The traditional Piedmontese menu is now a real 'must' in the cuisine of La Darbia. Culture and not just food. History and tradition. That blend the pleasure of the senses.

Mer, 1 settembre 2021

Sunday at the market

On Sunday morning Cannobio hosts one of the most beautiful markets of Lake Maggiore, a whirlwind of colours and aromas that transport us into the most authentic Italian summer.

Mar, 20 luglio 2021

Along the way of silence

Don't make any noise, please, because on the Island of San Giulio the true silence of the soul has always reigned.

Mar, 27 aprile 2021

Perfectly done

Even on vacation, being inspired by the power of art means cultivating a passion for beauty and watering that seed of creativity which, I'm sure, is ready to germinate in each of u..

Gio, 11 marzo 2021

(Don't) call us romantics

Or maybe yes ... Because there is absolutely nothing wrong with looking for itineraries and panoramas capable of transforming the dust of everyday life into a golden mist.

Gio, 21 gennaio 2021

Views around the lake

Many have asked for it and here it is : our ranking of the best viewpoints from which to enjoy a fabulous view of the lake Orta.

Lun, 21 dicembre 2020

Lavazza, not just coffee

Coffee is always the beginning of something. And Lavazza knows this well, so much so that the history of Italy is intertwined with the success of this company, a true ambassador o..

Sab, 5 dicembre 2020

The Sanctuary of wonders

Dedicated to the Black Madonna, the Sanctuary of Oropa represents the fulcrum of a path that combines history, devotion, nature and traditions.

Ven, 6 novembre 2020

The oldest brewery in Italy

"Because a mug of beer is a king's meal." And if Shakespeare said it ...

Lun, 12 ottobre 2020

All the beauty of trekking

Some call them "the paths of happiness" because the trekking routes lead straight to a good mood.

Gio, 1 ottobre 2020

A true autumn queen

It is she, the sublime chestnut, the real protagonist of the autumn season: from the woods to the table, this versatile and nutritious fruit reconciles us with the most genuine nat..

Mar, 15 settembre 2020

Italian treasures that are popular on the web

There are places that enter our imagination thanks to a beautiful photo shared on social networks, scenic places consecrated by the web via images with a high emotional impact.

Lun, 24 agosto 2020

Where nature shapes the rock

It happens in the Orridi di Uriezzo, a true Italian canyon where nature demonstrates its powerful creativity.

Gio, 6 agosto 2020

The lake has never been so much fun

Spend a summer at the lake: diving, swimming, boat excursions and healthy beach life await us.

Gio, 23 luglio 2020

An Oscar city

Turin is the home of cinema for 2020, so let's get ready for "a year-long film".

Mer, 8 luglio 2020

Barefoot in the park

How wonderful ... strolling in the sumptuous park of the ancient Della Porta-Bozzolo home: a "delightful villa" for a delightful day.

Lun, 22 giugno 2020

Back to breathing

Today, more than ever, we feel the need to be reborn, to breathe deeply, to make up for lost time. Because we all deserve a little healthy and authentic “lightness”.

Lun, 2 marzo 2020

Langhe? Always a good idea!

A day to discover the Langhe? It’s as easy as drinking a glass of Barolo.

Gio, 6 febbraio 2020


No, not the Giro d'Italia ... just a comfortable (and comforting) ride around Lake Orta. Thanks to the miracle of the e-bike.

Mer, 11 dicembre 2019


It is always worth taking a walk to the Mesma, where at this time of year the characteristic crib is the most admired attraction.

Gio, 21 novembre 2019


500 years after the death of the genius of the Italian Renaissance, Milan hosted events and exhibitions to commemorate its special relationship with Leonardo da Vinci

Mar, 29 ottobre 2019


A very special mode of transport leads from Laveno to the top of the Sasso di Ferro. All to the benefit of the landscape.

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