Outdoor activities on Lake Orta
Lake Orta is an almost mandatory choice for those who love cycling, whether it is by road or mountain bike. For mountain bike lovers it is ideal, being a mountain lake with suggestive woods and pastures where the paths have been created and marked for the joy of those who pedal up and down, far and wide. The beautiful paths often lead to historical monuments, rural churches, sanctuaries with an artistic heritage of real charm. And do not miss the many opportunities to taste local delicacies in farms and farms for a 360 ° experience. Even the nearby Lake Maggiore offers a thousand possibilities for fun and healthy activity on two wheels, as well as the valleys of Ossola nel Cusio and those of Sesia in Vercelli.
Horse Riding and Trekking for a duration of one day or more. They extend over the territory of the hinterland between Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta. Heated stables for the winter and an Agri-rural area for the whole summer with the possibility of attending even a single day. Lessons and riding lessons for children. A qualified companion for equestrian tourism is available to guests for walks and trekking surrounded by nature.
Via Crose 27 - Massino Visconti (NO)
Exciting walks on the footpaths in the woods, meadows and mule tracks of Lake Orta. Guided itineraries are organized in the area. The Nordic Walking technique is learned in the courses organized by the Walking Trail Italia School with instructors registered in the national A.S.C register and specialized in teaching the NW also present in the area of Lake Orta.
Miasino – Lago d’Orta
The area surrounding the Lake of Orta allows you to practice excursions of any kind: on the lowland along the lake, on the marked trails, or higher up, climbing on the hills or in the mountains; There are also numerous itineraries for mountain biking. Among the walks that depart from Orta you can choose between the path “The peninsula of Orta” that runns along the lake, the walk through the woods Orta-Corconio or the complete tour of Lake Orta “the Ring Blue”. A tour of the lake, in addition to food and wine stops, also a visit to the Sacred Mount and the Romanesque Abbey on the island of San Giulio (one of the 5 key points of the Piedmontese Romanesque) or visit the Ecomuseum of the Lake Orta and Mottarone that embraces all the material culture of the Cusio basin.
Thanks to its enviable geographical position, nestled as it is between the great lakes of the Northwest (Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta) and the majestic alpine mountains (Monte Rosa), the Mottarone offers a panoramic flight of rare beauty. The south-west exposure of the main take-off and the morphology of the mountain itself suggest to plan the take-off from the afternoon until sunset; on the contrary, it is precisely when the sun drops to the west and the thermal currents gradually lose strength that this site of flight gives the best of itself, allowing the pilot to rise above the summit and enjoy an incomparable landscape. A take-off with an east exposure is also available, one step away from the arrival station of the Stresa-Mottarone cable car, ideal for a beautiful morning flight over the Borromean Gulf. From North West Paragliding you can book fantastic flights in two-seater paragliding in Val Vigezzo, Mottarone, Quaggione, Lusentino or any other VCO flight site!
Via Cave Oltrefiume 33, 28831 Baveno (VB)
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
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.