The museums around Lake Orta, the most beautiful lake in Italy, are the authentic testimony to the industrious life of its inhabitants over the centuries. Wood and copper craftsmen, brass musical instruments and much more. The Lake D’Orta has always distinguished itself for the quality of its hospitality and also its hoteliers, restaurateurs and cooks have a museum dedicated to them.
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)
Antica Colonia is the result of the recovery of an eighteenth-century villa, is a lovely residence studied in detail with style games between the ancient and the modern. The tranquility of the place, together with the family, guarantees a holiday of wellness and relax. Located in the small village of Crabbia fraction of Pettenasco, about 3.5 Km from Orta San Giulio, the residence is certainly the ideal place for those who want to take a break and immerse yourself in the silence of the natural surroundings, and is the starting point for excursions nature and culture all year. The property has two or three rooms fully equipped for couples and families with spacious terraces, balconies and porches prestigious and charming with fantastic views of Lake Orta, the promontory of the Sacred Mountain and the island of San Giulio. The villa is also an ideal location for small events and groups thanks to the large lounge area and a spacious kitchen with a dining room for guests with the exclusive use of the entire villa. Antica Colonia Lake Orta
Via Primatesta 7 28028 CRABBIA – PETTENASCO (NO)
The B & B Lake Orta is located in Omegna in a villa of the 60s, renovated in spring 2016, consisting of two floors and a large garden.
Via L. Comoli 7, Omegna
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)
Located on a small peninsula that is born on the western shores of Lake Orta – in front of the Island of San Giulio – and overlooked by its shoulders by steep granite heights on which stands the Sanctuary of the Madonna del Sasso. For its scenic, naturalistic and naturalistic surroundings, Pella is today an ideal tourist destination for those who love to be in direct contact with nature.
pella lago d'orta
★★★ SAN MAURIZIO D’OPAGLIO
Via XXV Aprile, 54 – 28017 S. Maurizio d’Opaglio (No)
Milan Bergamo Airport is at the center of one of the most industrialized and populated areas in Italy, with 9 million inhabitants reaching the airport within 90 minutes. Milan, Bergamo and Brescia are just a few kilometers from the infrastructure, which can be reached by an efficient road system. Lombardy, besides being particularly dedicated to commerce, boasts interesting tourist attractions, from lakes to mountains, from art cities to shopping centers. Orio al Serio International Airport – Via Orio al Serio 49/51, 24050 Grassobbio (BG) FLIGHTS IN REAL TIME http://www.milanbergamoairport.it/it/voli-tempo-reale/ Call our Call Center 035 326323 and enter the numbers below: Type 1 if you wish to contact the main Airlines or visit the corresponding page on the site; Type 2 for information on parking or visit the corresponding page on the site; Type 3 for information on connections to and from the airport or visit the corresponding page on the site; Type 4 to contact the lost baggage office; Type 5 for flight information; Type 6 if you wish to speak with an operator.
orio al serio aereoporto
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
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)
The Santa Maria Assunta church in Ameno is medieval in origin with a late Romanic bell tower.
Chiesa S.M. Assunta - Armeno
Municipal beach always open about 200 meters, separated from the road by a hedge and with a splendid view of the island of San Giulio.
Ronco – Lago d’Orta
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)
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
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)
The mountain of lake Orta This mountain is 20 minutes from Lake Orta with its enormous pastures at the top is part of the Mergozzolo chain. Mottarone enjoys a particularly panoramic position and offers various sports opportunities on foot, horseback and bike in summer. In winter it is a ski and snowboard resort loved by locals and the Milanese.
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)
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)
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)
Tennis is a sport that many love to practice around Lake Orta and some fields are open to the public in the area, especially in Orta San Giulio itself and in the municipality of Pettenasco where an excellent field is available to the public at the Hotel L ‘ landing. 20 minutes from Orta in the small town of Borgomanero, it offers every opportunity to play outdoor and indoor, with instructors for children and adults who want to improve.
A.S.D. Tennis Club Lago D'orta
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)
A relaxing break between nature and culture. Our B & B is a 5-minute drive from Lake Orta and 15 minutes from Lake Maggiore. Due to its central position it is an ideal starting point for nature and cultural trips, sporting activities, walks on foot or by bike and motorbike rides, which we can help you organize by suggesting the most interesting destinations. The two rooms are located on the first floor of a detached house renovated in 2011 with particular attention to energy saving and environmental sustainability. The independent entrance guarantees maximum freedom of movement, guests have at their disposal a reserved parking space or a parking space for motorcycles or bicycles, and assistance for minor maintenance. We offer you a family-like hospitality and a corner of rest and relaxation in the large garden, in the shade of our cherry tree.
Via Bercolo, 15 - 28010 Bolzano Novarese
Cascina Tumas Orta Lake of Pettenasco is an elegant and refined structure consisting of 9 holiday apartments of different sizes, with different layouts and facilities. Two apartments are also equipped with specific equipment for overcoming architectural barriers. The family management of the structure allows guests to feel at home, to appreciate the friendliness and availability of the managers, guaranteeing a holiday in a welcoming and person-friendly environment. All the apartments enjoy a wonderful and suggestive lake view, from the balconies, equipped with tables and chairs, on the lawn side. Cascina Tumas offers its guests the opportunity to dock boats and motorboats in front of the structure itself, thanks to the descent to the lake and the presence of 4 buoys and a covered dock. Sunbeds, deckchairs and umbrellas by the lake are available to tourists for moments of relaxation and rest. Cascina Tumas takes its name from the old farmhouse of the early twentieth century, a family property, restored and restored from which the complex was built. The larger apartment and the reception are located in this characteristic building; the massive masonry stones and the bricks arranged in the peculiar cross shape that created the typical openings to aerate the […]
Via Passeggiata a lago 54 Pettenasco
Al Pescone Appartment holiday Welcome home… Alessandro & Natasha welcome you! We are happy to host you in our home and we wiil do our best to make your stay unique. You can use a complete flat with a double bed room, a living room with a french double bed, a fully equipped kitchen, a wide bathroom with shower and washmachine and a small balcony for outdoor lunches. From Alessandro e Natasha you can get all the useful information for local sightseeing, in Italian English French Finnish Russian and Estonian Available on request: Garage and assistance for mountain trips.
Via Fara Forni Gino, 18, 28028 Pettenasco NO
B&B il Barsot the trellis of boxwood that draws the attention of all those who are found to stay with us . Pergola centenary , as the house is located where the B & B is the perfect place to stop and enjoy the view over the village , the lake and the island of San Giulio . You can not help it … just one look , a moment of relaxation , a chat while sipping wine sitting in the cool Barsot and you will be captivated by the charm of the lake . Our B & B is not only this but thanks to nature and to the foresight of our ancestors , we are proud to share this little gem with our guests !
via Pela, 7 – 28028 Pettenasco (No)
Artisanal pastry Manuelina – Please enter you are welcome here from Manuelina, where taste and quality are a guarantee and the hallmark is the passion that we put every day in what we churn! The restaurant has been completely renovated this year: it has become bigger and its furniture shows the taste for certain classic details such as exposed iron, flowered wallpaper and wood, mixed with the most modern trends … as well as the guide of his father Graziano with his solid foundations of the profession of pastry chefs alongside the young innovation of Manuelina. Once it was only pastry, today it is also a café, chocolate shop and ice-cream parlor. From breakfast to an aperitif, passing through all the moments of a sweet day. Once it was just pastries, today we start the day early with breakfasts offering dark chocolate buns, pistachio, ricotta, raisin, in addition to the “classic”. But not only … we do mini Iris, small Charlotte and on Sundays also stuffed donuts. We are also a coffee shop, chocolate shop and ice cream parlor. All our finished products are absolutely artisanal, we do not use any kind of preparation ». «The bakery of my […]
The Natural Park of Monte Fenera is a protected area of 725.98 hectares  located on the hills of Sesia Valley, MIl around the Natural Park of Monte Fenera isa protected area of 725.98 hectares  located on the hills the lower Sesia Valley, around Mount Fenera (899 m asl). The area has also been set up on Mount Fenera Site of Community Interest (IT1120003). On its territory were found the remains of Neanderthal Man, Culture Mousterian (late Paleolithic) and the cave bear: the karst has indeed formed severalcavities in which these discoveries were made. It is currently inhabited by about 30 species botaniche.onte Fenera (899 m asl).
Monte Fenera - Valduggia
Above the small lake town of Omegna, at 500 meters above sea level, is the village of Quarna Sopra with Belevedere, a place that really deserves its name. Here the view extends over Lake Orta, the lowlands and, on clearer days, up to the Ligurian Apennines. Originally a grazing area, it is now a destination for wind music lovers who visit the Ethnographic Museum and the Musical Instrument.
B&B Chez Margot is located on the outskirts of the village of Agrano particularly quiet for night rest and afternoon . In the garden behind the house is usable a small barbecue with tables , chairs and supplies necessary to prepare a snack outdoors . Inside the house you can surf the internet with your laptop through the wireless network and with the appropriate code provided by ” Margot ” . The room can ‘ be equipped with a bed free for children (up to max 3-5 years ) . The cost is € 35.00 per night per person – adults only , payment shall be made in cash . Requires at least an identity document valid .
Via Dante, 26c – Agrano di Omegna – VB
The Museum of Folk Culture and Musical Instruments is one of the very few museums, in Italy and world wide, devoted to wind instruments. It was started in this small mountain village in the Verbano Cusio Ossola Province to record the flourishing production of wind instruments which has been a traditional activity in the village. The museum is laid out on two floors; the upper floor exhibition illustrates the traditional craft methods of making the instruments, while the ground floor is devoted to recording the history and rural Alpine life of the village. More than three hundred instruments are displayed in the upstairs section; some are rare examples, of historical and documentary interest. The woodwinds include clarinets, oboes, bassoons, saxophones and flutes, the brasses trumpets, trombones, horns and saxhorns. The ground floor section exhibits objects and tools in a reconstruction of their historical setting, bringing to life the traditional customs of Quarna and its surrounding area; the loom, the wine press and the mill are prime examples. A recently-opened section focuses on mammals, birds and reptiles, some of them endangered species. Minerals and rocks from the area are also on display. The Museum also hosts teaching activities, and organizes important musical events including concerts and competitions.
Museo Etnografico e dello strumento Musicale a Fiato Via Roma – Quarna sotto (Vb)
★★ Hotel Leone’s restaurant, open since 1854, welcomes you to its site. Managed for 150 years by the same family, it is a small hotel with restaurant, ideal for discovering the beauty of the Valle dello Strona or to find a quiet corner near Lake Orta.
piazza IV Novembre 9 Forno di Valstrona (Vb)
Orta San Giulio Community Palace (ancient Municipality) The Palazzo della Comunità or the Broletto is in the center of the ancient village of Orta San Giulio and dates back to 1582. It is one of the symbols of the feudal state of the San Giulio Riviera that dates back to the 12th century, allowing us to rebuild the games of powers of the Cusian village. Here the legislative and executive powers were exercised. Sometimes called the Palazzotto, it overlooks the lake and the island of San Giulio.
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Situated in a picturesque and peaceful position covering more than 35,000 m deep in a green park, which makes it especially suitable for families with children.
Via Domodossola, 28, - Loc. Bagnera 28016 Orta 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 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)
On the eastern side, just 1 km from Orta San Giulio, the land of the faucets, there are several beaches of great value even in the shelter of pine trees and mooring for boats.
Spiaggie di San Maurizio Opaglio
The painted walls of Pogno The little village of Pogno, about 20 minutes from Orta San Giulio has become a destination for lovers of popular art. The village has been painted to decorate, to remember and even to protest, creating a vast art gallery in the open air, fresh, imaginative, representative of its people who wish to tell their story in pictures. The first murals were chosen by the Town Hall together with “Muri D’Autore Servizi”, carried out from 20-26 June 2005 when the village filled up with accomplished painters and artists, the result being a series of seven wall paintings and a piece in ceramic, all shown on the walls of a number of buildings in the historical center of the village.
Pogno - Lago d'Orta
Located in the village of Quarna Sotto, the Locanda is located 7 km from Lake Orta, ideal for fishing and canoeing. The rooms have views to the mountains.
Piazza IV Novembre 5 – 28887 Quarna sotto (Vb)
Public Service Navigation Orta San Giulio In this section of the Consorzio Navigazione Servizio Pubblico website you can find boat schedules, routes and fares, the map of Lake Orta and suggested itineraries). Here you can explore the basic services and exclusive services (group tours, rental with driver, gift certificates, and the possibility of organizing weddings and stag / hen parties), to choose how to experience Lake Orta and its wonders. Public Navigation Service Hours Every 15 minutes, a boat is ready to take you wherever you want. Every day, starting at 09:00. (the time of the last trip may vary, depending on the time of year: request information on this). January 1, special time: 10:00 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 17:00 December 24: evening service to Isola di San Giulio for Christmas Mass. December 25: the service will not be performed. The times indicated may be subject to change in the event of unfavorable weather conditions, or due to unforeseeable operating requirements. In case of doubt, to request confirmation of the effective operation of the service, please contact us. It is also possible to request timetables and customized routes.
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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.