Day Trips

In this section of our blog you can find suggestions for a pleasant day trip, while visiting  the most interesting places in our area: mountains, holy places, museums, lakes and villages that will remain in your memory.

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

We, 27 March 2019

A mountain consecrated by religious devotion and an artistic heritage of inestimable value: here we are in Varallo, the "new Jerusalem". A beautiful sunny day. That is all you need to visit the Sacro Monte di Varallo. Nothing else ... You really don't require anything else!Simply the correct light ..

THE EIGHTH WONDER OF THE WORLD

Th, 7 March 2019

The Skyway of Mont Blanc, a cableway that combines human genius and spectacle of nature. I look up and feel miniscule before the stone giants of Mont Blanc, the highest peak in Europe; true, impressive, miracle of nature. While buying tickets for Skyway I cannot help but admire the immense courage..

CANNERO CITRUS FRUITS, THE REAL FRUITS OF THE SUN

Th, 21 February 2019

Someone called them "the northernmost citrus fruit of Italy": they are the wonderful fruits of winter to which the Cannero Riviera dedicates a very special holiday every year. At that time of the year when winter gives way to spring, the celebration is repeated: a large festival dedicated to citrus..

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL FALL IN THE ALPS

Th, 7 February 2019

The «queen» of the Alps is, without any doubt, the famous Toce Waterfall in Alta Val Formazza, one of the most spectacular natural sights the mountains can offer us. There it is: suddenly the waterfall appears in its sober splendour right before your eyes, just after the last bend on the winding tr..

WITH THE BORROMEO ISLANDS IN THE HEART

Mo, 21 January 2019

If the heart could choose where to be taken for a walk, the three Borromeo Islands would be a certain destination, because with their beauty they beguile even the most demanding visitors. When Giovanni's motorboat leaves the dock at Stresa and the wind begins to ruffle my hair, the vision of the th..

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