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.

AUTHOR'S WALLS

Fr, 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..

AN EXTRA-REAL EXPERIENCE

Tu, 30 April 2019

One of the most beautiful Savoy residences, the palace of Venaria, awaits us just outside Turin. Imagine a sumptuous eighteenth-century gown. And a wig full of curls, of course. Imagine a crowd of liveried valets. Imagine also the baroque music that welcomes you in the great ballroom... It is easy..

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..

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