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.

ONCE UPON A TIME: THE MILAN OF LEONARDO

Thu, 21 November 2019

500 years after the death of the great genius of the Italian Renaissance, Milan hosted events and exhibitions to commemorate its special relationship with Leonardo. The bond between the famous Leonardo da Vinci, undisputed genius of the Renaissance, and the city of Milan, already a flourishing cult..

TO THE SKY WITH THE “BIDONVIA”

Tue, 29 October 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. The “bidonvia”? No, I had never really tried it ... this is why I close the cabin door with a decisive thud and, with my heart in my throat, I climb aboard this unusual means of..

A THOUSAND YEARS OF HISTORY

Thu, 22 August 2019

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. There is a place in Piedmont that you don't expect to find. A magical and surreal place, a mysterious and almost fairy-tale site that takes us directly back to the ..

WHEN ADVENTURE RHYMES WITH NATURE

Mon, 17 June 2019

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! There are those who are not satisfied with a lazy and relaxing holiday (and I confess that I am one of those ...) but prefer t..

AUTHOR'S WALLS

Fri, 10 May 2019

Street art characterizes some small villages around Lake Orta, communities with walls painted with frescoes of great emotional impact. In the beginning it was Legro, a pretty fraction of Orta, which gave over its walls to artistic decoration. And after twenty years, the frescoes on the facades of t..

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