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.

Sun, 9 January 2050

SEVEN WONDERS FOR SEVEN DAYS

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.

Fri, 6 November 2020

The oldest brewery in Italy

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

Mon, 12 October 2020

All the beauty of trekking

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

Thu, 1 October 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..

Tue, 15 September 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.

Mon, 24 August 2020

Where nature shapes the rock

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

Thu, 6 August 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.

Thu, 23 July 2020

An Oscar city

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

Wed, 8 July 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.

Mon, 22 June 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”.

Mon, 2 March 2020

Langhe? Always a good idea!

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

Thu, 6 February 2020

I PEDAL AND I AM HAPPY

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

Wed, 11 December 2019

HOLIDAY AIR ON MOUNT MESMA

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

Thu, 21 November 2019

ONCE UPON A TIME: THE MILAN OF LEONARDO

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

Tue, 29 October 2019

TO THE SKY WITH THE “BIDONVIA”

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

Thu, 19 September 2019

EMOTIONS OF THE HARVEST

Far from the crowded places, immersed in the tranquility of the La Darbia vineyard, a truly ecological day that smacks of distant traditions.

Thu, 22 August 2019

A THOUSAND YEARS OF HISTORY

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.

Mon, 22 July 2019

EVERYONE CRAZY FOR THE SUP

Canoes, pedal boats and SUPs are the new, extremely silent and ecological protagonists of Lake Orta.

Mon, 17 June 2019

WHEN ADVENTURE RHYMES WITH NATURE

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!

Fri, 10 May 2019

AUTHOR'S WALLS

Street art characterizes some small villages around Lake Orta, communities with walls painted with frescoes of great emotional impact.

Tue, 30 April 2019

AN EXTRA-REAL EXPERIENCE

One of the most beautiful Savoy residences, the palace of Venaria, awaits us just outside Turin.

Wed, 10 April 2019

THE GARDEN OF LA DARBIA, A WONDER FOR THE SENSES

An ancient proverb says "show me your garden and I will tell you who you are". And we at La Darbia, we took these words to the letter, creating a garden that cannot be more genuine..

Wed, 27 March 2019

AT THE SACRED MOUNT OF VARALLO, THE SUN IS BOTH INSIDE AND OUTSIDE

A mountain consecrated by religious devotion and an artistic heritage of inestimable value: here we are in Varallo, the "new Jerusalem".

Thu, 7 March 2019

THE EIGHTH WONDER OF THE WORLD

The Skyway of Mont Blanc, a cableway that combines human genius and spectacle of nature.

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