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Distretto Turistico dei 
LaghiMonti and Valli dell'Ossola

The romantic atmosphere of the lakes, the grandeur of the mountains, outdoor and wellness experiences and the excellence of food and wine

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Isola Bella - Foto di Marco Benedetto Cerini
Villas and Gardens
Green and architectural itineraries 
of historical and artistic significance
Discovering botanical gardens, villas and museums in the area, between lakes and mountains
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Ferrata dei Picasass di Baveno, Lago Maggiore - Foto di Marco Benedetto Cerini
Slow Tourism
Live your adventure
one emotion at a time
Open-air movement, accessibility, locally produced food and wine and wellness
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Our Winter Experience
Be surprised
by Neveazzurra's Winter
An area on a human and family scale, for athletes and amateurs... snow on your doorstep
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Discover our territory between
Lakes and Mountains

The Distretto Turistico dei Laghi Monti e Valli dell'Ossola in northern Piedmont, just a stone's throw from the Swiss border and the large cities of Milan and Turin, is the ideal destination for a relaxing and quality stay.

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Alpine Destinations
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Parks

From the famous Lake Maggiore with its enchanting Borromean Islands, to the clear waters of the tranquil Lake Mergozzo, to the enchanted scenery of Lake Orta with the picturesque Island of San Giulio: jewels of nature, art and history that make these places one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the world. All around, the wide range of the Ossola Valleys offers mountain lovers vast expanses of forests, alpine lakes, high peaks and spectacular parks.

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Villa Zoe

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Riva del Lago

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Il gatto stanco

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Faith

San Giulio Church

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Il Borgo di Monica

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Villages

Omegna

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Holiday flats

La Colombella

Farmhouses

La Cucchetta

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Antiquarium

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Cistella B&B

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Il Ciliegio Selvatico

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Scuola di Belle Arti Rossetti Valentini

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Villa Taranto  - Archivio Fotografico Distretto Turistico dei Laghi, foto di Marco Benedetto Cerini

Discovering hidden treasures among the villas and gardens of Upper Piedmont

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Lago d'Orta, Lago di Mergozzo, Lago Maggiore, Valli dell'Ossola
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Discover the "historical routes" between lakes and mountains in Upper Piedmont

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Lago di Mergozzo, Lago Maggiore, Valli dell'Ossola
Archivio Fotografico Distretto Turistico dei Laghi - Foto di Marco Benedetto Cerini

Slow City: ecotourism and traditions among the villages of excellence

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Lago d'Orta, Lago di Mergozzo, Lago Maggiore, Valli dell'Ossola
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Sport and
outdoors for all

How many outdoor activities can be enjoyed here from spring to autumn! If the waters of lakes, rivers and waterfalls are to be slipped into, the land is to be explored on foot, by bike or on horseback... and so is the sky, to be challenged in flight!

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HISTORIC MOUNTAIN ROADS: Linea Cadorna: Piancavallo - Morissolo

Lago Maggiore
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HISTORIC MOUNTAIN ROADS: Linea Cadorna: Ornavasso - Forte di Bara

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Cascata del Toce - ph. Marco Benedetto Cerini
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HISTORIC MOUNTAIN ROADS: From Toce Waterfall to Passo San Giacomo

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PATH SNOW TREK - Alta Valle Antrona Nature Park: Cimallegra/Lake Antrona

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Alpe Devero - Archivio Fotografico Distretto turistico dei Laghi - Foto di Marco Benedetto Cerini
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The variety of landscapes
so different and yet so close

Lago Maggiore - Archivio Fotografico Distretto Turistico dei Laghi - Foto di Marco Benedetto Cerini
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Outdoor & Nature

Experience the thrill of free flight with the zipline, test your courage with canyoning and adventure park trails, discover hiking trails thousands of kilometres long!

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MTB ROUTE : Bognanco and Monscera Pass

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PATH SLOW TREK - Mergozzo/Montorfano

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Sacro Monte Calvario di Domodossola
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Art, Culture & Faith

Dive into a slow and conscious tourism experience. Discover the hinterland, so close to the unmissable attractions of the area. Live your Lago Maggiore Experience!

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Museums

Museo parrocchiale di Arte Sacra

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Museo Etnografico e della Spazzola

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Wellness

The waters of our region offer unique natural spectacles - from the mountains to the lakes - and possess high therapeutic properties.

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Lake Orta

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Lake Maggiore

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Food & Wine

Food and wine proposals amidst the culinary traditions of bygone days.

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Recipes

SECOND COURSE - Gratined Lake Maggiore zander scallops

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SECOND COURSE - Sturgeon in orange sauce with potato and wood sorrel cream and “strozzo” bread with juniper

Upcoming events

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8 Jul 2023 - 12 May 2024
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VERBANIA - Mostra: "Due Veronese sul Lago Maggiore. Storia di una collezione"

Dall’8 luglio 2023 al 25 febbraio 2024 a Palazzo Viani Dugnani di Verbania...
20 Oct 2023 - 14 May 2024
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Arte, Cultura e Fede

Il Centro Eventi "Il Maggiore" di Verbania presenta la nuova stagione a titolo "La forza muove il Teatro": 20 spettacoli e straordinari interpreti! Dal 20 ottobre 2023 al 14 maggio 2024.

SCARICA QUI LA LOCANDINA DELLA PROGRAMMAZIONE La Forza è la causa capace di...
18 Jan - 9 May
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CANNOBIO - Serate danzanti: "Travolti dal ballo liscio"

A partire da giovedì 18 gennaio alle ore 21:00 si terranno le serate...
19 Jan - 1 Jun
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GOZZANO & BAVENO - Rassegna teatrale "BIS! 2 laghi 2 palchi"

Dopo il successo della prima stagione, parte il 19 gennaio 2024, nei comuni di...

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