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The Lakes area, bodies of water that reflect the scenic beauty of the area and suitable for the practice of various water sports; the Ossola Mountains and Valleys places with breathtaking landscapes, ideal for trekking of all difficulties from the simplest to the most demanding!
Lake Orta, like the area around it, is a territory with a great artistic and cultural heritage.

The ancient village of Orta

Orta San Giulio and Isola San Giulio

The ancient village of Orta San Giulio, rich in evidence of the past, offers a magical atmosphere with its splendid palaces, baroque churches and its characteristic streets in the historic center; on the main square also called “sitting room square” is the Broletto (XV century).

In front of the square stands the Island of San Giulio whose artistic and natural beauty make it unique in its kind, on the island stands the Basilica of San Giulio, in Romanesque style, with important frescoes and the medieval ambo in black marble of Oira.

Island of San Giulio

Located on the eastern shore of Lake Orta

The Sacro Monte of Orta San Giulio

Located on the promontory of the Orta San Giulio peninsula, it has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, it has 21 chapels built between the end of the 16th and the end of the 18th century. with frescoes and terracotta sculptures depicting the life of San Francesco.

Panoramic places of Lake Orta

Buccione Tower and
Madonna del Sasso

Fortified tower of considerable historical-architectural value, the last bastion of a castle mentioned in the documents of the ‘200 and one of the best panoramic points of the lake.

The Sanctuary of the Madonna del Sasso, in Baroque style, stands on a granite spur on the western side of Lake Orta, from which you can enjoy the view of the whole lake, the Mottarone and the Alps.

Lake Maggiore

Lake Maggiore

Borromean Islands and
S. Carlone di Arona

Lake Maggiore, located a few kilometers from Lake Orta, with its area of ​​the Borromeo Gulf and the wonderful Borromean Islands, includes places such as Stresa, Baveno, Arona with its S.Carlone, 35 m high bronze statue.


Val Vigezzo

Can be visited using the train of the Hundred Valleys which, with a 52 km route, connects Domodossola to Locarno; you will have the opportunity to admire a wild territory, with breathtaking bridges and villages perched on the slopes.

Val Formazza

It houses the Toce waterfall which is the second highest in Europe, and the most powerful of the Alps’ waterfalls, with a 143m water jump.

Anzasca Valley

Macugnaga is an alpine village located at the foot of the majestic east face of Monte Rosa, the highest in the Alps.

Alpe Devero and Veglia Natural Park, Antrona Valley Natural Park

One of the most precious natural environments in the Alps rich in flora and fauna (ibex, roe deer, chamois, foxes, badgers and golden eagles), today protected areas.