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 emotion of hanging off a wire

Tu, 12 September 2017

Do you enjoy hair raising, spine chilling adventures? Do you adore the thrill of high speed? Is danger what your job is about? Then this place is definitely for you! Today, my dear Darbia friends, we are going to talk about a very exciting experience, a breathtaking adventure against the scenic bac..

“CHIM CHIMINEY CHIM CHIM CHEREE…” THE FESTIVAL OF THE “COAL-BLACK” MEN

Mo, 21 August 2017

«Or blow me a kiss and that's lucky too» sang the chimney sweep in the famous film, Mary Poppins. The festival will be held once again this year. In keeping with tradition, hundreds of chimney sweeps from all over the world get together at Santa Maria Maggiore for their annual international gatheri..

STRESA, THE PEARL OF LAKE MAGGIORE

We, 16 August 2017

Relaxation and charm await you in Stresa, regal witness to the grandeur of former days While the waiter serves me a hot cappuccino with a freshly baked croissant, I observe the wharf which is becoming lively: Stresa is blessed by sunshine this morning, the water of the lake glitters while little g..

Work up an appetite for some good food!

Tu, 25 July 2017

Many of our La Darbia friends refer to us for advice about restaurants and other trendy locales around Lake Orta. There can be no better way to crown an otherwise perfect holiday than by dining overlooking the lake. Naturally, Orta offers a wide choice of exquisite restaurants and many of these f..

#ONLY GOOD VIBES

Sa, 24 June 2017

A great atmosphere and only the best of music at the AmenoBlues Festival, makes this event one of the most exciting in the coming summer. Music lovers are already looking forward to a summer, rich in blues: by now a regular happening in Ameno, home to music and artists. The preview on Sunday July, ..

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