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.
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
Roman bridge of Pezzasco Ameno is on a plateau that slopes south east, on the eastern bank of Lake Orta, along the medieval Francisca road which connected Gozzano with Orta San Giulio. In the little hamlet of Pezzasco with its chestnut, pine and beech woods, is a perfect place for a walk, a mountain bike ride or an excursion on horseback, in the heart of the countryside where you will come upon a fascinating little Roman bridge.
Sant ‘Antonio restaurant TYPICAL PIEDMONTESE DISHES AND CREATIVITY … BY THE WATER Small and characteristic restaurant, a few minutes from the historic center of Orta San Giulio where the chef patron Michel Jaccond offers a modern cuisine with local dishes, revisited in a modern key Fresh pasta and homemade bread. north to south. Convenient parking, and mooring for boats, the new kitchen overlooking the water, five minutes from Orta San Giulio. The restaurant is a small jewel close to the lakeside road. Land and fresh water gloriously enter the menu with their traditions, however conceived with an innovative attitude, especially in the preparation of first courses. There are also courses of sea fish, which seek more distant conjunctions. Excellent cellar. From the terrace, breathtaking and unforgettable sunsets.
Via Domodossola 3, 28010 Pettenasco (NO)
Santa Maria of Luzzara – Gozzano The delightful little church of Santa Maria of Luzzara, 11th century, is known for its recently restored frescoes and a curious “sailing” bell tower. Near the Lido of Gozzano, at the time the place where the bishops embarked for the pastoral visits to the Island of San Giulio, today beautiful beach and the ideal place to contemplate the beautiful Lake Orta, “the Watercolor of God”.
In the Comune of Ameno, Mount Mesma is home to a quiet 17th century Franciscan monastery, set on a hill at 576 meters altitude. The view from the churchyard is stunning, drawing the eye not only towards the nearby village of Orta San Giulio and the most romantic if the Italian Lakes, but also towards the second highest mountain in Europe, the majestic Mount Rosa. In summer the Mount Mesma Fraternity offers a few spiritual activities for all who seek time to dedicate to prayer, silence and meditation, but they also have a warm welcome for anyone wishing to spend a few exploratory hours surrounded by the natural beauty of this place which can easily be reached either by car or on foot. The monastery and church were built in 1619 using stone left after demolition of a castle on the top of the hill. The single aisle is dominated by the large Crucifixion carved in 1712 by the Milanese sculptor Lentignani. There are two cloisters, the first of which is near the entrance and was used as shelter for pilgrims and passers-by. The second has a well at its center which supplied water to the community of monks. From […]
Convento del Monte Mesma – Lago d’Orta
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)
The bed and breakfast Lavanda e Rosmarino is the realization of a dream of Cinzia and Dario. A place to welcome tourists and lead them to discover the beautiful areas of Lake Orta and its surroundings. The bed and breakfast’s brand new, located in Miasino near its woods and 10 minutes from Orta San Giulio and the island of the same name. On a hill, has a beautiful view of the Lake and the mountains; excellent starting point to visit the Lake of Mergozzo and Lake Maggiore and its islands. We invite you to continue your visit to the site by watching our rooms, the small garden overlooking the Lake, and the page with our tips for an unforgettable stay! check in from 03.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m./ check-out from 7.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. -breakfast is served in the breakfast room or in the garden -central heating in every room -daily cleaning of rooms and bathrooms, towels changed every 3 days -extra bed without extra charge for children younger than 7 years -animals welcome -common area, reading room free wifi -washing machine , iron and ironing board available Distance from: railway station Legro 1.8 km, from Malpensa airport 48 km, from […]
Via Martelli, 33 28010 Miasino (No)
Baia d’Acquadolce holiday home Ground floor apartment, with courtyard and garden directly overlooking the lake and the square reserved for pedestrians, a few steps from a bar, restaurant, equipped beach, gym and rowing center.
Piazza Europa, 4 (loc. Buccione) Gozzano
Crossroads restaurant pub At the entrance of Orta, the meeting point for food, drink, music Located on the roundabout at the entrance of Orta San Giulio, in front of the famous Villa Crespi, Crossroads Pub is the perfect spot for a stop while discovering the village, the island and the Sacro Monte. In English the word “Crossroads” means the place where two or more roads meet i.e. cross each-other, in Italian it is rendered as “incrocio, crocevia” and it represents the meeting point of peoples and the derived exchange of experiences and different cultures. It proposes a broad range of soft-dough pizzas, fine meat burgers, cutting boards and aperitifs, salads, first and second courses that can be tasted on the outdoor terraces as well as in the large indoor spaces.
Via Domodossola 7, 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
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)
San Filiberto di Pella The Church of San Filiberto lies at the entrance to Pella in the hamlet of Proprio and it is a lovely Romanic east-facing church looking toward the moorings from which processions to the island of San Giulio still to this day depart. Despite various alterations over the course of the centuries, it has kept its Romanic majesty. With fourteen chapels forming the Way of the Cross each inter-linked by a low wall, it is also the only church in Italy dedicated to St Filibert, born in 616, whose origins were in France at Jumièges, and whose remains were kept in an Abbey in Burgundy.
San Filiberto – Pella
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
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)
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.
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
Here you can buy cheeses that still have the flavor of a time, genuine and seasoned with the utmost care. Shipping and portioning vacuum in the required amount. The unmistakable quality of the meats Piedmont comes from the care with which they are typically handcrafted products. The tradition contained in our products enhances the flavor and uniqueness.
Corso Roma 21 - 28028 Pettenasco (NO) - Lake Orta
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.
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
The quiet and calm surface of the Lake Orta is ideal for an adventure in canoeing or kayaking, along the waters and the banks while admiring the natural landscapes of rare beauty. Between Lake Orta, Lake Maggiore and the nearby Val d’Ossola and Valsesia, the many disciplines related to rafting are all accessible to sportsmen and amateurs. In the magnificent valleys of Ossola and near Sesia, we find numerous streams that are well suited to the practice of rafting, a sport very popular in the valleys both in Verbano Cusio Ossola and in Valsesia, by locals and tourists who love to try the thrill to descend along steep streams silhouetted in the wilderness.
Via Isola, 3 - 13020 VOCCA (VC)
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)
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)
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
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)
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)
Location-Hill country The B&B Monte Camosino is situated on the hilly west side of Lake Orta, in the picturesque hamlet of Egro di Cesara. Surrounded by century-old chestnut and beech woodland, Egro is the ideal location for nature walks or the starting point for the many touristic destination in the lakes and mountain region. Notably Lake Orta, Lake Maggiore and Mergozzo, Mottarone, Valli dell’Ossola, Valle Sesia with Monte Rosa. (We can be reached by car from the exit of Motorway A26 of Gravellona or Borgomanero.)
Via Belvedere, 21 CESARA
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)
★★★ ORTA SAN GIULIO
via Olina, 40, Orta San Giulio, 28016, Italy
Minutes from Lake Orta , the Bed & Breakfast Melizio is an old stone mill surrounded by nature , where you can spend a relaxing holiday in a simple and familiar . The B & B Melizio offers accommodation in three double rooms with private bathroom . The rooms are simple but evocative , characterized by warm colors , wooden floor , roof beams and stone walls . Each room has access to the quaint wooden balcony overlooking the garden . The Melizio is surrounded by a large garden and rustic crossed by a stream and populated by our animals : a large space where to play , sunbathe and , above all , relax. A sun beds and garden furniture .
strada provinciale 47 28017 - S.Maurizio d'Opaglio (NO)
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
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)
The resort features a smiling lake along with several beaches inserted and distributed throughout the country. Access, with free parking. Nearby variety of restaurants, bars, camping, shops and parks.
Spiaggia di Pettenasco
IMMERSED IN THE GREEN ON THE WAY OF MOTTARONE PEAK On the slopes of Lake Orta on the Via del Mottarone, in the ancient village of Miasino in the locality of Brascino, this welcoming trattoria will delight you with simple and genuine dishes, always looking for top quality products from local farms.here you can taste meats, cold cuts, cheeses, craft beers and of course good wine.
Reg. Brascino, 8 - 28010 - Miasino (NO)
★★ 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)
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)
- 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
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