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New Year's Eve: events and offers in Distretto Turistico dei Laghi

Capodanno tra laghi e monti

Of course... Events and traditional feasts go on in the territory “Distretto Turistico dei Laghi, Monti e Valli” even after Christmas time!

Last minute offers in accommodation structures (i.e. B&B, hotels, agriturismi, holiday houses) are waiting for you! Visit the "Hotels" section of our web site.

Several events are always kept up-to-date in the "Events" section: snow shoes walks, excursions and feasts at St. Silvester Night are organised in the area, surrounded by a magic atmosphere. For example...


Formazza Valley
December 31st – Valdo: don't miss the night torchlight along village slopes starting at 20.30; then fireworks show and warm wine for everyone!
December 31st - Edelweiss Restaurant: “cenone” dinner with live music.
December 31st - Aalts Dorf Restaurant: New Year's Eve dinner and dance music performed by the Group “5%”; at midnight fireworks in Riale plain.
December 31st - Rotenthal Restaurant: New Year's Eve dinner.
December 31st - Igli Restaurant Bar: menu à la carte from 21.00 on.
December 31st - La Genzianella Restaurant Pizzeria: from 18.00 to 21.00 pizza and menu à la carte; then Eve dinner.
December 31st - Bimse Mountain Hut: dinner from 21.00 on and toast at midnight.
December 31st - Corno Brunni Hotel: dinner with live music from 20.00 on and midnight toast.
Info: Formazza IAT Tourist Office, tel. +39 0324 63059, www.valformazza.it.

San Domenico di Varzo (Divedro Valley)
December 31st - Cuccini Hotel Restaurant: New Year's Eve dinner - menu 69 € (drinks excluded), baby menu 20 €. Info and reservations: tel. +39 0324 72476, www.albergocuccini.com.
December 31st - Rifugio 2000 Mountain Hut: Eve dinner 60 Euro (drinks excluded), baby menu 20 €. Round trip by snow cat 10 €.
Info and reservations: tel. +39 0324 72466,


Macugnaga (Anzasca Valley)
Walk by snow shoes in Quarazza Valley.
December 31st – Sport Centre: New Year's Eve Feast from 23 on.
Info: Macugnaga IAT Tourist Office, tel. +39 0324 65119,


Val Grande National Park
Relax in a green oasis and low cost accomodation at the Cicogna Park Hostel in Cossogno. On December 31st possibility of renting the entire structure at 480 € (maximum 18 persons) and using its kitchen for the preparation of the New Year's Eve dinner.
Info: mob. +39 342 1048735, tel. +39 0321 469743,



Waiting for Midnight why not thinking to an Eve on board of historical boats for romantic cruises on Lake Maggiore? This is a dream that can come true with "Navigazione Lago Maggiore"! Departure from Arona at 20.30 and Angera at 20.40 (back at 2.10/4.10 to Angera and at 2.20/4.40 to Arona). Dinner, live music and midnight toast at 130 € per person.
Info and reservations: tel. +39 0322 242352/0322 233206 -


In Arona let's skate on ice: at the last night of the year the beautiful rink at Piazza del Popolo will be open till late.

Don’t miss all relating events on www.distrettolaghi.it.
Info: Tel. +39 0323 30416.