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.

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..

AUTUMN IN PANORAMICA ZEGNA

Mo, 1 October 2018

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. One of the most beautiful roads in Italy, the so-called “panoramica Zegna” which was named after the textile industrialist who prom..

ONCE UPON A TIME IT WAS… “INTRA FLUMINA”

Mo, 17 September 2018

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 locales. On arrival in Intra you will encounter first of all, at its very entrance, an ultra modern architectural struct..

A WALK BETWEEN THE SPIRES

Mo, 27 August 2018

A stroll along the terrace of Milan's famous cathedral? What a romantic tale… (especially at sunset… whether you are in love or not!) I definitely fell in love! I climbed up to the Duomo terrace, so to one of the highest points in the city and was absolutely enchanted. By everything. The clear sky ..

ANGERA AND ITS ROMANTIC ROCCA

Fr, 10 August 2018

A scalloped castle, a collection of dolls and a series of fairytale weddings... this is the Rocca of Angera, a virtually magical place! I browse around the magnificent rooms in the Rocca or castle of Angera with a sense of awe: one of the finest palaces in our area which features spacious courtyard..

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