La Darbia Blog

Unforeseen places, which are most unlikely to be found in tourist guides. Follow our posts and you will discover places, people, products and everything that makes our region unique.

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..

HOLIDAY DREAMS

Mo, 7 January 2019

What do we really want from a holiday? What do we expect from the long-awaited vacation? What subtle pleasures would we like to see satisfied while we are far from everything and everyone? It seems strange, but in the ranking of the joys that life reserves us, the holidays occupy a leading position..

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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