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.

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.

Thu, 9 January 2020

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.

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.

Mon, 1 October 2018

AUTUMN IN PANORAMICA ZEGNA

A project by an enlightened businessman, respect for nature and love of the landscape are what brought about this panoramic road, now historic , but still outstanding.

Mon, 17 September 2018

ONCE UPON A TIME IT WAS… “INTRA FLUMINA”

A renowned location on Lake Maggiore, Intra overlooks the Golfo Borromeo and presents a large number of tourist attractions, cultural opportunities, fantastic shops and trendy loca..

Mon, 27 August 2018

A WALK BETWEEN THE SPIRES

A stroll along the terrace of Milan's famous cathedral? What a romantic tale… (especially at sunset… whether you are in love or not!)

Fri, 10 August 2018

ANGERA AND ITS ROMANTIC ROCCA

A scalloped castle, a collection of dolls and a series of fairytale weddings …… this is the Rocca of Angera, a virtually magical place!

Sun, 3 June 2018

ORTA'S SACRO MONTE , A SPIRITUAL PLACE

Walking along the Sacro Monte paths, past the ancient frescoed chapels and the wonderful plants in the park, makes you feel as if you were in a corner of Paradise.

Wed, 16 May 2018

A HERMITAGE OVERLOOKING THE WATER

The old “Santa Caterina del Sasso” monastery, built high above Lake Maggiore, offers breathtaking views.

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