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How to reach the territory “Distretto Turistico dei Laghi”

Here is the "Distretto Turistico dei Laghi, Monti e Valli"
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Romantic lakes, majestic mountains

The romantic atmosphere of the lakes, the grandeur of the mountains, the traces of ancient rural settlements and the excellence of its wine-making art and its cuisine make the Distretto Turistico dei Laghi (Lake District), situated within a stone’s throw from the Swiss border, a perfect place for a high quality vacation.
From Lake Maggiore, with its captivating Borromeo Islands, to the uncontaminated and more tranquil waters of the Lake of Mergozzo, all the way up to the almost bewitching scenario of Lake of Orta with the suggestive Island of San Giulio, the offer is really wide-ranging. Mountain lovers will find here a never ending range of spectacular valleys, where enthusiastic excursionists flock all year long and skiers come during the winter to feel the thrill of exciting ski runs. Countless are the opportunities for shopping around the most fashionable towns and in the company stores of local housewares manufacturers. Winter and summer sports are available no end and the myriad of flavours coming from the local wine-making art and cuisine, which combine tradition and interpretation, give the palate unforgettable emotions. Last but definitely not least culture, shows and events, health spas and wellness centres complete the offer from a territory to be enjoyed all year round, which looks forward to welcoming you as its guests.
www.distrettolaghi.it

By car

From Turin: Take A4/E64 motorway and follow direction to Alessandria/Gravellona Toce
Take direction to Gravellona Toce
Follow A26 motorway direction to Gravellona Toce
To Lake Maggiore: possible exit in Arona, Baveno/Stresa, Verbania
To Lake Orta: exit in Borgomanero

From Milan: Take A8 motorway and follow direction to A26 Genova/Gravellona Toce
Follow A26 motorway direction to Gravellona Toce
To Lake Maggiore: possible exit in Arona, Baveno/Stresa,Verbania
To Lake Orta: exit in Arona

By plane

Airports next to the territory “Distretto Turistico dei Laghi, Monti e Valli”:

Milan Malpensa Airport
www.sea-aeroportimilano.it

SEA Call Center: tel. +39 02 74852200 to get up-to-date information immediately

“Malpensa T1-T2”: 24/24 hours-free service for passengers needing to move to a terminal to the other one. Frequency: every 15 minutes from 5 to 24 and every 30 minutes at night.

How to reach the main towns from the airport

Principal connections:
By BUS: “Alibus” service
By CAR: A8 Laghi motorway. Link then with A26 Voltri – Gravellona Toce motorway.
By TRAIN: “Ferrovie dello Stato” national railway society. “Trenitalia Informa” service: tel. 892021 (phone number without prefix available in Italy and functioning with fixed telephone network).

“Alibus” service Verbania – Malpensa 2000
Alibus connects Malpensa Airport with Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province. Conventional stops as for all bus lines.
Regarding the route Verbania–Malpensa–Verbania, stops next to hotels are foreseen where possible.
Info and reservations: tel. +39 0323 552172; www.safduemila.com

“Alibus” service Domodossola – Malpensa 2000
Departure from Domodossola and Gravellona Toce
Travel time: 1hour 20 minutes
Info and reservations: “Autoservizi Comazzi” tel. +39 0324 240333

Bus service Gallarate – Malpensa 2000
Departure: FS Railway
Travel time: 25 minutes
Info and reservations: “SA.CO” public transport service tel. +39 0331 258411

Milan Linate Airport
www.sea-aeroportimilano.it

SEA Call Center: tel. +39 02 74852200 to get up-to-date information immediately

Connections:
By CAR: Western ring road direction to A8 Laghi motorway. Link then with A26 Voltri – Gravellona Toce motorway.
By BUS: local bus service to reach Milan city center and Malpensa Airport

From Milan city it is possible to reach the “Distretto dei Laghi” area
- by train: Milano – Domodossola line
- by bus: Milano – Verbania line
- by car: A8 Laghi motorway

Torino Caselle Airport
Info service about flights: tel. +39 011 5676361 / +39 011 5676362
Website: www.turin-airport.com; www.aeroportoditorino.it

Connections:
By CAR: a speed ring road connects the airport to the main national motorways, i.e. A4 Torino – Milano motorway, then link with A26 Voltri – Gravellona Toce motorway.

By train

“Trenitalia” national railway society
Info: tel. 892021
Website: www.trenitalia.com

Milano – Domodossola Line
Euro City trains – main stops: Milano Centrale / Gallarate / Arona / Stresa / Verbania / Domodossola. Line extension to Switzerland then: final destinations Geneva, Basel or Bruxelles (info about the swiss route: call center tel. +41 900 300 300).
Regional trains – main stops: Milano Porta Garibaldi or Milano Centrale / Gallarate / Arona / Meina / Lesa / Belgirate / Stresa / Baveno / Verbania / Mergozzo / Cuzzago / Premosello C. / Vogogna / Domodossola

Novara – Domodossola Line
Main stops: Novara / Borgomanero / Gozzano / Orta-Miasino / Pettenasco / Omegna / Gravellona T. / Ornavasso / Cuzzago / Premosello C. / Vogogna / Pieve Vergonte / Piedimulera / Pallanzeno / Villadossola / Domodossola

Arona – Santhià – Torino Line
Main stops: Arona / Borgomanero / Romagnano Sesia / Gattinara / Carisio / Santhià / Chivasso / Torino P.S. / Torino P.N.