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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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Camping

La Pineta

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Hotels

La Sibilla Cusiana

3 stars
Rooms for rent

Trattoria della Cascata

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Trekking

PATH FOR ALL - Isola dei Pescatori/Alpinia Garden

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Refuges

Nigritella

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PATH SLOW TREK - Muino lakes

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Hotels

Vittoria

3 stars
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Bike

MTB ROUTE: Trasquera circle route and Alpe Fraccia

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Holiday flats

Alice Residence

Holiday flats

Casa Elisa

3 stars
Bed&Breakfasts

Villa Palmira B&B

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Holiday houses

Le Coccinelle

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Mercatini di Natale di Santa Maria Maggiore - Foto di Marco Benedetto Cerini

Enchanting Christmas and New Year's Eve events between lakes and mountains

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

Winter sports paradise: the Neveazzurra Ski Area!

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Lago Maggiore, Valli dell'Ossola
Piancavallo. Credit: VisitPiemonte I.ComMultimedia

Discover the "historical routes" between lakes and mountains in Upper Piedmont

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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

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

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HISTORIC MOUNTAIN ROADS: From Toce Waterfall to Passo San Giacomo

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PATH SNOW TREK - Riale/Rifugio Maria Luisa/Lake Toggia

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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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BIKE TOURING: Lakes in the Antrona Valley/Cheggio-Antrona-Campliccioli

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PATH FOR ALL - Arona

Lago Maggiore
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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Villages

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Villages

Formazza - Small town of excellence

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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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Water & Spa

Acqua Vanzonis, the most mineral-rich spring in the world

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Territory

Ossola: alpine lakes, parks, forests and white slopes

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Food & Wine

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

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VIDEO RICETTA - Carbonara au Koque - Flan di Bettelmatt

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MAIN COURSE - "Prata Hapfla" (potato pancake)

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1 Jan - 31 Dec
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Art, Culture & Faith

MACUGNAGA Fraz. Pestarena - Museo Casa del Minatore

La storia dell'estrazione e della lavorazione mineraria dell'oro al Museo Casa...
5 May - 31 Dec
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Al via le celebrazioni per i 100 anni della Ferrovia Vigezzina-Centovalli: il 5/05 il convegno IABMAS, a giugno importanti mostre, tributi ai grandi maestri vigezzini e non solo, dal 16/06 un'eccezionale esposizione temporanea del Tesoro di Craveggia

Due anni per celebrarne 100: era stato presentato così il ricco programma dei...
9 Jun - 31 Dec
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BAVENO - Rassegna la pietra racconta: Esposizione "le case dipinte"

Inaugurazione:Venerdì 9 giugno alle ore 21.00 viene inaugurata a Baveno l’...
8 Jul 2023 - 25 Feb 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...

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Let us know what you would like to do during your stay. You will receive a digital Welcome Kit and can download guides and personalised activity proposals.

Do you prefer printed materials? Pick up your kit at our tourist office!

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