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.

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.

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.

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, 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, 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, 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, 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.

Thu, 21 February 2019

CANNERO CITRUS FRUITS, THE REAL FRUITS OF THE SUN

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.

Thu, 7 February 2019

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL FALL IN THE ALPS

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

Mon, 21 January 2019

WITH THE BORROMEO ISLANDS IN THE HEART

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 vi..

Thu, 6 December 2018

AT CHRISTMAS YOU CAN…

When Christmas arrives, it arrives! Joyous, sparkling, euphoric, warm and enveloping, but also bursting with events and rich in spirituality and reminiscence.

Mon, 5 November 2018

HOW FANTASTIC IT IS WHEN THE STADIUM IS FULL…

Is there a passion for football in Italy? Sure there is! However, that is not all there is to it… Culture, history and a competitive spirit all play a part in this exciting sport, ..

Sat, 20 October 2018

The «FOLIAGE» TRAIN IN THE VALLEY OF PAINTERS

Along the Vigezzina-Centovalli railway line Autumn erupts in a blaze of golden colours reminscent of an artist's palette.

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