Parks and gardens of lake Orta
The sunny pastures around Lake Orta, the great pastures of its nearby mountains, the splendor of the summer blooms, the geological variety, the care in environmental management and a dense network of marked trails make the Natural Parks of the territory an environment natural among the most precious of Italy. Not just on foot! Even the bicycle or the horse can be the ideal way to explore so much natural beauty, stopping to cool off in the crystal clear waters of the streams or at the local businesses that will welcome you with pleasant smiles and excellent service.
Le Pigne Adventure Park, located besides the Orta Lake, is set within a beautiful chestnut, oak and fir wood. During the summer months it is a fresh and quiet place where only people laughing and the sound of birds singing can disturb you. In autumn, the wood becomes an almost magical environment with its golden trees. It is an ideal location to take advantage of the last few warm sunny days with your family and friends. Fun for everyone and beautiful panoramas even in winter, because our park is open throughout the year thanks to a very favorable microclimate. “Le Pigne” Adventure Park offers several tracks where you can test your abilities, your strenght and your sense of balance. We will make your day unforgettable! You will be able to fly among the trees at 12 metres above the ground! Tibetan bridges, Nepalese ones, lianas, swinging rings, tilting beams, rope bridges, barrels and Tyroliennes are waiting for you. Our track features: FUCHSIA tyrolienne for the very young ones, GREEN track for young kids from 3-4 years’ old, BLUE track sensations for everyone, RED track for the most daring of you. And finally… the BROWN ziplines for an unforgettable event on […]
Regione Monteoro, via Molini 7 Ameno (NO)
The special nature reserve of Monte Mesma is located on the mountain of the same name, near the south-eastern shore of Lake Orta in the municipalities of Ameno and Orta San Giulio. This protected natural area was established by the Piedmont region. The Reserve is located at a height between 300 and 576 m. s.l.d.m. and covers an area of about 52 hectares around Monte Mesma. The area has an interesting landscape and wooded appearance and a monumental complex consisting of a convent and a church of considerable historical and architectural value. The slopes of the mountain are rich in vegetation and in particular chestnut and oak woods, below which the Rio Membra and the Agogna torrent flow. In the part adjacent to the convent, however, the Franciscan friars still cultivate meadows and vegetable gardens. The fauna present in the woods of Monte Mesma is composed of: roe deer, wild boar, foxes, hares and badgers.
Monte Mesma LagoD'Orta
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
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.
The medieval defense tower of the lake The Tower in ancient times was surrounded by a wall with arrow-slits. At the very top there was a bell which rang when danger was on the horizon. In Medieval times these places depended on such towers for their safety. Today the Tower is inside the Piedmont Region’s Special Nature Reserve so as to safeguard the historical and environmental heritage. The Tower can be reached by car by following the S.R. 229 or a 15 minute walk through country paths, enjoying views of the lake framed by the Alps and dominated by Mount Rosa.
Torre Buccione - Corconio
Naturalistic pedestrian path along Lake Orta. The dirt road connects the Buccione area, passing from the Gozzano beach, on the border with San Maurizio d’Opaglio. The route is called “via dei Canneti” due to the presence of protected reed beds whose nesting species include birds, grebes, common beetles, coots and moorhens. It is a path of about 1 km. which then continues to the hamlet of Lagna di San Maurizio d’Opaglio, then joins the main road to Ronco di Pella, always along the lake. Very popular all year round from runners and cycle-amateurs, it also includes well-equipped pitches with benches for resting at striking views of the lake.
lido di gozzano
- 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.