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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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Maria Luisa

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MTB ROUTE: Arvenolo and the Hell's Wall ("Muro del Diavolo")

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Hotels

La Perla

3 stars
Bed&Breakfasts

Il Cappellaio di Erika

3 stars
Hotels

Il Portico

3 stars
Holiday flats

Ca' di Lupit

3 stars
Hotels

Da Cecilia

2 stars
Innovative accommodation facilities

Treno dei Bimbi

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Passo Baranca

2 stars
Rooms for rent

1928 Guest House

2 stars
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Alpino - Posto Tappa GTA Piemonte

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Hotels

Monte Mazzoccone

3 stars
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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
Archivio Fotografico Distretto Turistico dei Laghi

It's time for food festivals, a journey of tastes and flavors between lakes and mountains!

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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
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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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PATH FOR ALL – Trails in Nature: Piancavallo/Morissolo/Linea Cadorna

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

Valli dell'Ossola
Alpe Devero - Archivio Fotografico Distretto turistico dei Laghi - Foto di Marco Benedetto Cerini
Distretto Turistico dei Laghi

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: Green Circle Route of Lake Orta

Lago d'Orta
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HISTORIC MOUNTAIN ROADS: Linea Cadorna: Colle, Monte Spalavera, Monte Vada'

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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Faith

Sanctuary of Madonna del Sasso

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Villages

Stresa

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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 Maggiore

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Water & Spa

Premia Springs

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Food & Wine

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

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Recipes

FIRST COURSE - “Gnoc da la Chigià” on a bed of parsley, porcini mushrooms and herbs

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VIDEO RICETTA - Carbonara au Koque - Flan di Bettelmatt

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6 Apr - 28 Sep
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VOGOGNA - "Parole di Storia" Ciclo di Conferenze al Castello di Vogogna

"PAROLE DI STORIA", un ciclo di incontri e conferenze che racconta ...
25 Apr - 26 Sep
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BAVENO - Esposizione permanente collezione di ricami "Raffaella Serena"

Esposizione permanente collezione di ricami "Raffaella Serena" Centro...
29 Apr - 8 Dec
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Decine di eventi nell'estate di Santa Maria Maggiore, in Valle Vigezzo!

In primavera la novità “Dai dai, cünta su”, tributo al grande scrittore Benito...
4 May - 14 Jul
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CANNOBIO - Creo: Mostra del movimento artistico Cracking Art

Sabato 4 Maggio 2024 alle ore 17.30 presso Palazzo Mandamentale a Cannobio...

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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.

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