Warmly rustic and welcoming inn on the road that links Lake Maggiore with Lake Orta. Delicately charming flavours. A talented young chef works with passion and experience offering fabulous desserts after excellent pizza from his wood-burning oven. A well- conceived place, ideal for a cheerful evening among friends and relatives.
Locanda del Prete
A GOURMET EXPERIENCE OFFERING AUTHENTIC TRADITION Mattia, a chef with plenty of experience, is seriously passionate about his cuisine becoming true tradition, simple no frills cooking with ingredients of the highest quality. The seasons are the key to everything here, passing from spring ingredients such as asparagus to the autumn mushrooms from the Mottarone. His restaurant is simply furnished and cosy, decorated with memorabilia from past times such as ladders, a wood burning stove and fireplace burning daily in winter. A fine selection of wine focusing on local producers of Vespolina and Ghemme, spreading to the rest of Italy too. L’ustariola Dal Tia restaurant
Via Roma 20/a, Briga Novarese (NO)
A GOURMET STAR IN THE HEART OF ORTA SAN GIULIO A Michelin star for the pleasure of those truly passionate about taste and flavour. This restaurant proposes a cuisine of fresh flavours and new creative combinations signed by Chef Andrea Monesi. Innovative and creative, his cooking is firmly rooted in Italian tradition. The very fine wine-list is of international calibre with over 600 labels and is edited with utmost care by Sara Orlando, passionate maître and sommelier who oversees the dining room and suggests pairings for the disheschosen with an authoritative, professional manner and a spirit of experimentation which completes the culinary offering. Theterrace offers unbeatable views of the stone roofs of Orta.
via Olina, 18 - 28016 Orta San Giulio (No)
CERTAINTY OF GOOD COOKING THAT IS BOTH SIMPLE AND TRADITIONAL In the historic centre of Omegna we find cooking that originates in simplicity and embraces contemporary style. Home-made pastas, with careful cooking, measured and tasty. Traditional meat dishes from selected cuts and a cellar where both wines and beers have an equal share. An inn of yore with attention for both raw materials and detail. It is an excellent meeting place for the young staying out until late as well as the colourful characters of this fanciful little town lapped by the waters of Lake Orta.
Giuseppe Verdi,10 - 28887, Omegna (Vb)
HOSTARIA ORCO BACCO Emanuele and Simone in the dining room, chef Valentina in the kitchen, all sharing a common aim: offering their knowledge and passion for food and wine while making the Hustaria into a point of reference for the area. Via Prevosto Felice Piana, 90 – 28021 Borgomanero (No) Tel. + 39 0322 845526 Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org /facebook.com/pg/HostariaOrcobacco
Via Prevosto Felice Piana, 90 - 28021 Borgomanero (No)
At Locanda Alpe Quaggione you can find: menu for workers, typical menu of the locanda, à la carte menu or organize lunches, snacks, dinners, ceremonies or banquets. In addition to the menus you find in the appropriate section you can also choose between: Cutting board of cured meats and cheese platter. Our structure has comfortable rooms where you can stay even for a short holiday. From the rooms you can enjoy a breathtaking landscape and admire Lake Maggiore. Prices are divided as follows: – Single room 45 euros – Double room 70 euros – Triple room 80 euros – Half board 45 euros – Full board 50 euros In our structure you can stay with pets, at the booking of the room will apply a surcharge of 20 euros for the cleaning of the same
Via Alpe Quaggione,1 - 28887 Germagno (Vb)
At 3 km from the center of Omegna into the uncontaminated nature of the mountains with a breathtaking view on the Mottarone and a fine small lake. Traditional cuisine, exalted by our Chef. Fine cocktails. Transport service available. Kids entertainment by APS Zazzi. Event planning.
Via Ponte Bria 100, 28887 Omegna (VB)
CREATIVE CUISINE AND AN APERITIVE ON THE LAKE, AMONG TORCHES AND CANDLES An elegant, refined location on one of Europe’s most romantic lakes: here good cooking is enriched with simple local ingredients and a vast selection of wines. In the evening, torches and candles make the already magical atmosphere quite unique for an elegant aperitif and creative cuisine showing imagination and precise balance. Charm and class on an exclusive terrace overlooking the glass-like waters of the lake. MORE INFORMATION The beach is less than a kilometer from the center of Orta San Giulio, one of the 100 most beautiful villages in Italy, Within walking distance of a walk along the lake shore. It is equipped with sun loungers and umbrellas, pedal boats, kayaks and is assisted by a beach view. A handy, a chic chiringuito serves drinks, cold food and ice cream.
Via Domodossola, Loc. Bagnera 28016 – Orta San Giulio (NO)
PIZZA AND FOOD IN A CONVIVIAL ATMOSPHERE WITH LAKE VIEW A welcoming place with picture windows overlooking the lake and the Island of San Giulio. A terrace to enjoy dishes prepared by the chefs Gianluca Tonati and Vittorio Pilo among which are home-made pasta, cold meat and cheese boards and pizza from the oven of master pizza chef Renato Bortolin, also available in a wholemeal version. Relax on the summer terrace with an infinite variety of cocktails for an aperitif among friends. And lastly, the 18 hole mini-golf for a friendly game in company. Il Pozzo restaurant pizzeria
Via Panoramica, 16 Orta San Giulio (NO)
FLAVOUR AND EMOTIONS IN THE HEART OF HISTORICAL ORTA SAN GIULIO Not far from the historical main square Piazza Motta, the ancient heart of Orta, a delicious, cosy restaurant with two romantic dining rooms, a tavern with a fine cellar and a lovely terrace. At lunch the menu offers a new dish daily and novelties in street food style. The menu features lake fish, meat and products all rigorously from Piedmont, well presented, with an attentive eye for balance and colour. Excellent cheeses. A stunning terrace for summer evenings.
Via Caire Albertoletti 13 Orta San Giulio (No)
GENUINITY ON THE ROAD LEADING FROM THE LAKE UP TO THE MOTTARONE A meeting point between lakes and mountains, this restaurant is set in the heart of one of the most charming areas in northern Piedmont: a family atmosphere which for over forty years has been a local point of reference with a distinctive welcome. The hotel offers clients a convenient car park right opposite, a play park for children and a bar with an outside area in which to enjoy this peaceful place. Indoors a large dining room to enjoy good company over a plate of good food. Bar open to the public.
Via per Armeno, 10 - 28010 Miasino (NO)
WOODS AND NEW FLAVOURS IN THE LAND BETWEEN TWO LAKES An affectionate couple, a cuisine of precision in its details all in the unbeatable setting of an ancient, inviting country house in the woods surrounding Invorio. The menu offers the simple flavours of a place between two lands, and two lakes, Orta and Maggiore, with a touch of class, imagination and colour. From excellent risottos to the specialities of land and sea, each as interesting in flavour as in presentation. A marked attention for seasonal ingredients and dishes, a richly stocked cellar. An ideal place for a meetings, receptions and weddings.
Località Monticelli, 4 - 28045 Invorio (No)
IMAGINATION AND FLAVOUR IN THE ANCIENT STREETS OF ORTA In a slightly off the beaten position, almost as if you had to look for it, but also to try it out. Combinations that are anything but banal, on occasion contrasting, simple ingredients that at times are organic, rather like the small cellar of wines. In summer, lake terrines and “carpione”, Piedmontese pickled specialities, eel on a skewer or brochette, home-made pastas and fillings. A contemporary almost playful style of furnishing in the dining rooms on two different levels.
via Olina, 40, Orta San Giulio, 28016, Italy
APPRODO AS IN MOORINGS, A TASTE EXPERIENCE ON THE WATERS OF THE LAKE The hotel’s restaurant offers regional and international specialities at lunch and dinner, in the bright dining room or on the lakeside terrace. Beautifully served dishes highlighting local ingredients and professionally friendly staff are marks of distinction in this perfect location for a candlelit dinner with fine wines selected from local Piedmont and international labels. Fine lake cuisine with, at lunchtime, a dedicated menu for quick snacks, also served round the pool during the summer months. The wine bar offers a good selection of wines by the glass, cocktails and beers. swimmingpool open to the public. Private moorings available as well as the public boat stopping here.
Corso Roma, 80 – 28028 Pettenasco (No)
WHEN THE VIEWS AND FLAVOURS TAKE IN TWO LAKES A splendid villa high up on the Mottarone, balanced between Lakes Orta and Maggiore: here is a return to tradition with salamis from small local producers and cheeses from the local co-operative producer. Home-made cooking is a triumph of pastas and main courses are principally meat and game. Local cheese dishes can be booked in advance, as can cheese fondues and raclette. Desserts are also home-made and feature jam tarts, bread cake, strudel, tiramisù, lemon tart, semifreddo parfaits in fruit flavours, and more besides. All this accompanied by local red and white wines, amongst others.
Loc Vetta del Mottarone - 28838 Stresa (Vb)
CREATIVE LOCAL CUISINE WHERE NATURE IS THE LEADING LIGHT Lucio, one of the owners and a talented young chef, is in the kitchen serving simple traditional dishes as well as elaborate fish dishes with his characteristic passion and loving care. The restaurant proposes a set menu each day and the à la carte menu offers a wide range of meats and fish prepared with selected ingredients. Some dishes are popular with regular clients and among these a dish of mixed gratinéed fish, risotto Croce Bianca with local toma mountain cheese and pear, fried fillet of lake perch.
Via Mazzini 2 Omegna (VB)
VEGETABLE GARDEN, LAKE AND THE “BREATHTAKING FLAVOUR” OF RURAL TRADITION The view from this historical hotel and restaurant perched on the hill above the eastern shore of Lake Orta is truly breathtaking. Just head off to Ameno where the quiet countryside is a tribute to this village whose name translates as Quiet. Traditional cooking honours the goodness of what grows in the family vegetable garden (as well as the tradition of the lake and nearby Alps), and a view to the horizon, to be enjoyed in summer from the terrace, stretching on one side as far as the Cusio and on the other to Monte Rosa. MORE INFORMATION The hotel is surrounded by greenery and tranquility and its location places it just a few kilometers from the most beautiful tourist resorts in the area such as: 3 km from the medieval village of Orta San Giulio and from the sacred mountain and the island of San Giulio – 20 km from Lake Maggiore and its islands – 15 km. From the Vetta del Mottarone (1491 meters above sea level) Lake Orta, Lake Maggiore, Ossolane Valleys, Mottarone, Val Sesia, nearby Switzerland and the major shopping cities between Piedmont and Lombardy. We […]
Via Armando Diaz, 7 - 28010 Ameno (No)
Ours is a small trattoria, you will feel like being at home, it is a cozy and intimate, with a room that can accommodate 25 people and a terrace for sunny days, you can have lunch, dinner or simply drink a good glass of wine accompanied by a chopping board of cold cuts and cheeses strictly at 0 km. Our dishes are simple but with quality raw materials, we are always looking for healthy and genuine products of local farms from our beautiful valleys such as meats, cheeses , meat, wines and craft beers. The restaurant also has a play area for your children, and the room is available for your special events.
Regione Brascino, 8 - 28010 - Miasino (NO)
A DELIGHTFUL ENIGMA THAT REVEALS ITS GOODNESS AT TABLE Classic and creative cuisine where the waters of the lake really are a deeper blue, beyond the Crabbia promontory. Food here is a mixture of fantasy and tradition, surrounded by the green hills which rise from the lake towards the mountain called Mottarone. Not simply a restaurant but an experience of cuisine seeking authentic flavours produced locally, with marked attention for the seasons, freshness and quality. You sit at table with a view of Lake Orta and imaginative dishes that have been well thought out and are rich as well as served with attention and warm interest. Next door the Residence with fashionable Pub, offering food and football matches on their enormous TV screen.
via Provinciale, 48 28028 Pettenasco (No)
LAKE FISH AND COOKING THAT LOOKS TOWARDS THE ISLAND The Imbarcadero restaurant is on the western bank of Lake Orta, less well-known than the eastern one, but no less charming. There are breath-taking views to be had from this restaurant with the island of San Giulio and Orta in the distance, the Mottarone a little further on. The cooking is done by Massimiliano Ianni, owner and chef who is creative without bordering on extremism and focuses on the area offering fish, risottos and pasta, fish, while using ingredients from all over Italy.
Piazza Motta, 1 - 28010 - Pella (NO)
EMOTIONS AND FLAVOURS UNDER THE PERGOLA ON THE LAKE SHORE Lake fish and Piedmontese meats are served in a breathtaking setting in this recently refurbished restaurant. It is the ideal place for an intimate romantic dinner as well as for groups of family or friends. Booking is advised at weekends. With its pretty pergola along the lake front, it is reached by way of the main road leaving San Maurizio d’Opaglio. Come and visit us at Ristorante Da Venanzio to taste our meat and fish specialties. We are open with a tasty menu for both lunch and dinner. At the Da Venanzio Restaurant in San Maurizio D’Opaglio, you can satisfy your palate with many fish and meat specialties. Our staff is attentive and kind, will welcome you and advise you. Our cooks are imaginative and experienced and our tasty and wholesome ingredients. We always offer you a very fresh fish. Come to us for your couple’s dinner or with friends, you will not regret it. Restaurant Da Venanzio
Lungolago VI Brigata Nello, 34, 28017 San Maurizio D’Opaglio NO
GENUINE HOSPITALITY IN THE GREEN AND BLUE OF THE LAKE A quiet corner with a lake view and access to the private beach overlooking Lake Orta close to the village of Pettenasco. Sun, green countryside and calm. The Cormorano’s strength is the goodness of the pizza leavened slowly using quality ingredients and simple cuisine prepared with seasonal ingredients. As well as the beauty of the place overlooking the lake, the birds flying past, the summer breeze and the sight of the sunsets over the mountain tops.
Corso Roma, 81 28028 - Pettenasco (No)
AN 18TH CENTURY COUNTRY HOUSE NOW A GOURMET INN An inn, yes, but a stylish one. Set in the ancient village of Crabbia, a rustic 18th century building is now elegantly dressed, with exposed stone and brick walls, offering cuisine that is both local and imaginative, moving confidently between the genuine traditions of the Piedmont countryside to embrace modern tone and balance. Fassone Beef Tartare with oil and lemon, lardo with walnuts and honey, home-made pasta, colourfully creative desserts, focusing on seasonal ingredients, a well-stocked cellar and a great deal of passion, pure and simple. Upstairs romantic apartments are available.
Vicolo chiuso, 8 28028 - fraz. Crabbia di Pettenasco
The Osteria, in an ancient courtyard, serves quality cuisine. Simple, authentic cooking, all home-made, from the bread to the pasta and desserts, ice-cream, dishes that will satisfy guests’ senses. An ancient courtyard for open air lunches. A choice of local wines and selection of gins and distillates.
Via V.Emanuele II,n°8 - 228014 Maggiora (N0)
Small but mighty, the villa’s dining room hosts up to nine tables for lunch or dinner, all in view of lake Maggiore and the Borromee islands. Villa Pizzini has 5 different rooms to meet the different needs of our guests, here you can “discover” them. The rooms are right by the ski slopes so you can start skiing right from the villa.
Villa Pizzini - Località Mottarone
TIMELESS BEAUTY IN A UNIQUE LOCATION This is the beating heart of the lake, where the crystalline origins of the island are lost in the mists of time. Traditional local dishes and specialities of the house are served, with a touch of creativity in the timeless ambience of the 18th century dining rooms and on the lakeside terrace with its stunning views. The focus is on risottos, pastas, lake fish and all the goodness of local ingredients. You cannot miss this little place as you walk through the island borgo but it can also be approached from the water and offers clients moorings. San Giulio restaurant
Isola San Giulio (NO)
Owned and managed by the same family for 150 years since its opening in 1854, Albergo del Leone is a small welcoming hotel and restaurant, an ideal place to discover the beauty of the Strona Valley.
Piazza IV Novembre 9 Forno di Valstrona (Vb)
CREATIVE GENUINE CUISINE WITH NATURE IN THE LIMELIGHT Set in the area between Lakes Orta and Maggiore, the brand new Verum restaurant is open to the public with its own entrance and offers private access to guests in the Hotel Cortese. Original décor welcomes clients in a spacious bright dining room with large picture window overlooking the woods and the mountains, made all the richer by works of art and design as well as the furnishings which have been inspired by the deep soul of nature: the outlines of trees and leaves, the exposed natural wood, fruits, stone, water, fire … light and colour both cosy and inspiring deep emotion. The kitchen is entrusted to a young but very competent and talented team, with experience in starred restaurants in Italy and abroad.
Via due Riviere 24/c armeno
The Restaurant Pizzeria Vecchio Forno is very cozy and has a welcoming atmosphere, divided into two rooms facing each other. You can taste excellent pizzas from thin and light dough with fresh and good quality ingredients.
Via Gaetano Fara, 3 28028 - Pettenasco (NO)
SUPERB VIEWS, CREATIVE DISHES AND EXCELLENT WINES Elegant cuisine, rich cellar with the most care for detail and peerless views over the most romantic of all the Italian lake. The restaurant seeks the finest seasonal raw materials preparing them with creativity. These are the principal characteristics that Executive-chef Alessandro Elefante, a native of Naples, serves up in his truly unique dishes. Boasting beautiful dining rooms on the lake shore, the outside summer terrace with gazebo offers beautifully set tables with flowers and candles for a highly romantic atmosphere. The Roof Top garden with its olive trees is not to be missed. Private moorings for clients and the public boat stops here.
Via Provinciale, 1 - 28028 Pettenasco (No)
ALL THE FLAVOURS OF TRADITION IN PIEDMONT, THE LAKE AND MOUNTAINS There’s a lot here and it is all well done: the chef-owner loves to surprise and offers genuinely good cuisine using local ingredients, from starters through to dessert. There are highlights such as the ravioli filled with braised beef and the gnocco with gorgonzola cheese, and then again the Piedmont meat prepared with a very confidant hand and alternated with lake fish. And there is also pizza, a little of everything and all good quality. And above all in summer the tasty alternative of fresh tuna salad typical of Liguria. A well-stocked cellar. Restau Restaurant Madonna della Neve
Frazione Pratolungo - 28028 Pettenasco (No)
It is in the simplicity of the name Pane e Vino that the sense of this unique locale is to be sought in the orthe environment, perfectly meeting the needs of visitors who have always chosen as the destination of their travels one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. From the careful search of cheese and salami typical of the Piedmont Region, to the selection of local wines, Bread and Wine is not a restaurant, but an experience to live and a journey to discover simple, genuine and often forgotten flavors. And the tasting leaves room for the opportunity to buy the products displayed in the shop, where a large counter and a comfortable lounge welcome and warm up its Customers. Placed beneath the large porch of one of the Orta’s historic palaces, Bread and Wine directly overlooks the old Community Mansion and Piazza Mario Motta to satisfy the view. MORE INFORMATION Tasting of wines, cheeses and salami. Breakfast, aperitifs, lunches, dinners and events. Cooked dishes with care also using the products on sale.[/vc_column_text] Pane e Vino
Piazza Mario Motta, 37 28016 - Orta San Giulio (NO)
TYPICAL PIEDMONTESE DISHES AND CREATIVITY ON THE WATERS OF THE LAKE New cuisine from a talented young chef overlooking the lake, five minutes from Orta San Giulio. He has brought his experience in great Swiss hotel restaurants back to his home. This restaurant is a little gem on the main road along the lake. Traditional land and fresh water products are glorious items in the menu, conceived innovatively, particularly in the preparation of the first courses. Sea fish from further afield is also on the menu. The technique of this young chef with his important life experiences abroad and a cellar based almost entirely on the local area of production, complete the experience. Enjoy the unforgettable, breathtaking sunsets from the terrace too.
Regione Tortirogno 4 28010 Miasino (NO)
A WELCOMING GARDEN ON THE WESTERN HILLS OF THE CUSIO Cooking at Le Betulle Hotel and Restaurant is certainly not complex but at the same time neither is it simplicity itself. It offers elegant experiences, delicate experimentation and delicious food while focusing on the local terroir and the tradition of all that is home-made in a combination of experimentation, nouvelle cuisine and family tradition. Time-tested dishes which are simply timeless. The restaurant offers experience, cuisine and the natural beauty of its surroundings for the organisation of wedding receptions and other special occasions.
Via XXV Aprile, 54 - 28017 S. Maurizio d’Opaglio (No)
Restaurant Imbarcadero is located on the western shore of Lake Orta, which is probably less known than the eastern one, because it is not crossed by the main road artery that, from Novara, passes through Borgomanero, Orta, Omegna and up towards the Swiss border . Precisely for this reason, however, this bank retains its unaltered charm, in an environment of rare charm. In this setting, in the pretty and small square of Pella, the restaurant “Imbarcadero” looks out – almost to immerse oneself – whose windows offer a breathtaking view to the guests who will come to dinner here. The view extends from the lake, with the island of San Giulio, to Orta, up to Mottarone, which stands opposite. The restaurant consists of a single room surrounded by a large window and in spring / summer you can have lunch or dinner outside, by candlelight, in a truly evocative and unique environment. It is also possible to arrive for dinner by boat, mooring right in front of the restaurant. It is suitable for romantic dinners for couples, for work, in company, for recurrences of any kind. Here you can really spend an evening in absolute tranquility, in a peaceful, familiar […]
Piazza Motta, 1 - 28010 - Pella (NO)
Hotel Ristorante Al Sorriso was born in 1981, from the initiative of Angelo, reduced from an international formation as a restorer to the very highest levels and Luisa, self-taught and original cook from Soriso. The secret of their success is the result of sacrifices, of authentic passion for the excellence of the table, the cult of the taste that is inherent in all the children of the land of Piedmont. Today, after thirty years, the Michelin star and the numerous international awards make Al Sorriso an oasis of harmony and cordiality, a delightful concentration of emotions. A dream, in short. Angelo and Luisa Valazza will welcome you in the best way in this small ancient village: porphyry paved streets and bowls that wind through the old restored houses respecting the ancient and mild style of the population where the silence, the fresh and pleasant climate reigns undisputed. Angelo and Luisa Valazza will welcome you in the best way in this small ancient village: porphyry paved streets and bowls that wind through the old restored houses respecting the ancient and mild style of the population where the silence, the fresh and pleasant climate reigns undisputed. Hotel Ristorante Al Sorriso was born in 1981, from the […]
Via Roma 18, 28010 Sorriso (NO)
TASTY EXCELLENCE WITH A BEACH AMONG THE BIRDS AND RUSHES This restaurant has warm light wood furnishings and natural colours with inside dining always open and is the ideal place or an aperitif, watching the sunset and the island of San Giulio as it lights up in the last rays of sunshine, before a tasty dinner of fish, vegetables, Piedmontese meat or one of an infinite variety of pizzas made with dough that has leavened for 48 hours. In summer all this extends to the terrace and patio overlooking the lovely long sandy beach. Moorings for motorboats.
Via alla Colonia 2 – frazione Buccione Gozzano (No)
INTENSE FLAVOURS ON THE ROAD LEADING TO THE LAKE Tradition, passion, experience and attention for local ingredients. Family recipes turned into dishes to be admired as much as to be savoured. A well thought out ambience, creative dishes that highlight tradition and which, on the road from Novara to Lake Orta, range from lake and sea fish to traditional agnolotti filled pasta and other pastas, even pizza. Great attention and care for detail are also obvious in the desserts. All produced with a love once typical of past times that now embraces imaginative modernity.
Via Borgomanero, 27 28010 - Briga Novarese (NO)
SIMPLICITY AND FRESHNESS IN THE LIVELY CENTRE OF OMEGNA A Novara style steak: this is one of the dishes for which the bistro in Omegna’s town centre is known. A meeting place for the young and sociable, with simple, honest cuisine, it is an ideal venue for an evening or a break with friends. With a pleasant outside area in summer, a rich selection of wines and draught beer, the Forum is also the prestigious headquarters of the Foundation of Omegna’s Museum of Arts and Industry.
Parco Maulini, 8 - 28887 - Omegna (VB)
PIEDMONT IN THE HEART OF THE ANCIENT VILLA NIGRA . The Ristorante Antico Agnello is in Miasino, on the eastern hills halfway along the lake and for over 20 years has been serving regional and traditional dishes of Piedmont and Italy. The regional dishes which will delight even the most demanding of palates are served in this fabulous, age-old venue, ideal for weddings, parties and special occasions. All the traditional dishes are prepared according to ancient customs and are as healthy and nutritious as they have always been. With a touch of class and taste which goes beyond memory.
Antico Agnello Via Solaroli 5 - Miasino (NO)
AT THE COURT OF ANTONINO, DISCOVERY EMOTION AND CLASS The highest levels of cuisine and gastronomy. Here Antonino Cannavacciuolo, international thoroughbred and star, finds meaning, balance, the perfection of a cuisine that blends the rhythms and flavours of an Italy that is so well-known for its taste and traditions. He takes inspiration from his homeland of Naples as well as from his chosen home, and ours, Lake Orta. This is the finest example of what today is cooking with emotion, beneath the cupola of an improbable minaret, where everything is sheer class, nothing is obvious; it is discovery, evolution, experience, avant-garde. An incomparable wine cellar. Relais & Chateaux Villa Crespi, elegant Moorish residence with gourmet restaurant on the shores of romantic Orta Lake, just over 40 minutes from Milan Malpensa International Airport, the authentic expression of Antonino Cannavacciuolo’s passion and soul His wife Cinzia. Antonino, originally from Vico Equense on the Sorrentine coast, settled on the shores of Lake Orta San Giulio, a pearl nestled amongst the green rocky Alps, where, since 1999, Cinzia shares his daily life, love and passion for the ‘ Hospitality and good cuisine with their guests.
via G. Fava 18 – 28016 Orta San Giulio (No)
La Cascinetta Guest House è situata a soli 4 km. da Omegna, un angolo di paradiso vi aspetta. La Tavernella Restaurant saprà deliziarvi il palato in un incantevole giardino con vista lago, la Guest House vi ospiterà accogliendovi per un soggiorno nella quiete.
Via Lago ,14 Oira di Nonio( VB )
AUTENTICITY AND HARMONY WITH STUNNING VIEWS The Locanda della Posta restaurant in Quarna is family run and focuses on local specialities. A simple place that enjoys offering everyone a warm welcome, making locals and visitors feel at home. The chef boasts long experience in the kitchens of quality hotels. Polenta, meats but also fresh local vegetables are lovingly prepared and traditionally served. And that is not all, in the evenings pizza made with sourdough are available. Here moments of sheer conviviality are to be savoured and it is possible to see and meet well-known musicians who come here to choose their instruments made by the specialists of Quarna, locals and the visitors to a nearby Yoga centre.
AN APERITIF AND LOTS OF GOOD THINGS IN OMEGNA’S LIVELY MOVIDA An aperitif or a fresh salad with salmon and citrus? Or else a classic lunch dish where clarity of flavour prevails? All this can be found in the centre of Omegna; an attractive lively place where choice is completed by a good pizza. Colourful cooking, simple, honest and fast. Excellent cocktails, an ambience that is young and guarantees a warm welcome. Ideal for a lunch break or a moment with friends, at any time of day.
Piazza Salera 28887 Omegna
A PLACE TO MEET, YOUTHFUL TASTE ON THE BEACH Restaurant, bar and pizzeria, right on the lakeside beach in Pettenasco: a quiet place to enjoy moments of sheer relaxation. A fresh atmosphere with contemporary design where youthful local as well as more complex dishes are offered. There are open spaces with a lake view and an inside dining room. Dolphins also turns out some tasty pizzas. To accompany, a careful selection of wines and draught beers. Overlooking the Pettenasco beach, a set menu is offered at lunchtime during the week.
Via Passeggiata Lago, 50 28028 PETTENASCO ( NO)
IN THE ANCIENT VILLAGE OF ORTA TABLES OVERLOOK THE WATER The historical Restaurant Leon d’Oro, born in 1815 and raised by the Ronchetti Family since the very beginning, is stunningly placed between the lakeside and the medieval town centre. This charming building has a terrace with lake view and two restaurant rooms newly renovated. The location is perfect for romantic dinners cradled by the lake waves. Chef Cesare Scazzosi combines our Italian tradition with local food such as homemade fresh pasta and lake fish; a wide range wine list goes from Colline Novaresi to European vineyards.
Piazza Motta, 42 - 28016 Orta San Giulio (No)
OLD WORLD STYLE AND CONTEMPORARY FLAVOURS ON THE LAKE SHORE This has always been a sought-after destination where the peerless view over the lake is great added value to the cuisine. Choose between the gorgeous terrace with lakeside moorings and the dining room overlooking the lake and the island, under ancient beams and great arched windows. The modern concept menu offers lake fish, risottos, contemporary cuisine and great classics revisited with a touch of inventiveness. A good cellar with fine Italian and European labels and everywhere, restaurant, hotel and bar, elegant and attentive service. Restaurant Hotel San Rocco
via Gippini 11 - 28016 Orta San Giulio (NO)
Astragalo Cocktail Restaurant is a young club, born within the structure of Parco Commerciale, but with a completely independent life. The restaurant, in fact, has two entrances, one inside the Park and another one separated by the structure, which allows opening in extra hours. Excellent business lunches and the kitchen is also open in the evening, ideal for aperitifs and evenings with friends. Astragalo restaurant is the ideal location for organizing meetings and corporate events. The area of the room is large and accurate in detail and allows you to take advantage of a unique space on Lake Maggiore. The curved wall with projector creates a fantastic atmosphere to display videos and photographs. The audio system with console is among the most performing.
Via Trattati di Roma - Gravellona Toce (VB)
- alpe quaggione
- alzo di Pella
- bolzano novarese
- briga novarese
- forno valstrona
- gravellona toce
- isola san giulio
- madonna del sasso
- massino visconti
- oira di nonio
- orta san giulio
- quarna sotto
- san Maurizio d'opaglio
The tourist union of Lake Orta gathers 70 receptive and commercial activities. We operate in tourism promotion, in the production of informative material and we support cultural projects aimed at enhancing the territory.
Together to enhance the beauty of the places and promote its history.