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.

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..

AT CHRISTMAS YOU CAN…

Th, 6 December 2018

When Christmas arrives, it arrives! Joyous, sparkling, euphoric, warm and enveloping, but also bursting with events and rich in spirituality and reminiscence. Again this year, magic repeats itself. Now to us : with the arrival of December we are all infected with a spirit of joyous euphoria. The Ch..

HOW FANTASTIC IT IS WHEN THE STADIUM IS FULL…

Mo, 5 November 2018

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, which is genuinely popular. When a goal is scored and the fans burst into a triumphant roar, the whole stadium vibrates..

The «FOLIAGE» TRAIN IN THE VALLEY OF PAINTERS

Sa, 20 October 2018

Along the Vigezzina-Centovalli railway line Autumn erupts in a blaze of golden colours reminscent of an artist's palette. All on board! We are about to leave! The train master blows his whistle, the doors close, the locomotive moves away from the station dock while I settle down in anticipation of..

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