La Darbia Blog

Unforeseen places, which are most unlikely to be found in tourist guides. Follow our posts and you will discover places, people, products and everything that makes our region unique.
We, 16 May 2018

A HERMITAGE OVERLOOKING THE WATER

The old “Santa Caterina del Sasso” monastery, built high above Lake Maggiore, offers breathtaking views. The hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso has been defined as “one of the places worth visiting at least once in a lifetime”: this ancient building erected on the Lombard shore of Lake Maggiore,..

Th, 26 April 2018

ARONA IS ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA

A colourful stroll, a colossal statue and an air acrobatics show over the lake are among the surprises Arona has in store for its visitors. It is always a great idea to go for a walk around Arona, that splendid town on the southernmost tip of Lake Maggiore, situated exactly where the lake coastline..

Fr, 13 April 2018

MILAN, PASSION for the NAVIGLI

The modern-day, vibrant heart of the city revolves around the canals, planned by Leonardo, in the New Darsena among the typical tenement buildings and artists ateliers. With good reason the New York Times included the streets along the Navigli (navigable canals) among the twelve most beautiful in ..

We, 4 April 2018

TODAY I AM GOING FOR A RUN

One thing for sure is that the weighing scales have no mercy… after so many big meals at Easter, it is time to get back into shape! Wide awake at dawn, technical clothing, sneakers, playlist ready …and off we go! What could be better than a nice run along a trail by Lake Orta to regain your ideal w..

We, 14 March 2018

A «BALCONY OVER LAKE ORTA»

The Madonna del Sasso sanctuary is just like a huge balcony towering over Lake Orta: formidably striking it dominates the entire area and offers spectacular views. When you admire it at a distance from the garden at La Darbia, the Madonna del Sasso sanctuary on the opposite side of the lake appears..

La Darbia Blog

Advice, tips and new ideas to help you to make your holiday at La Darbia unforgettable. Unforeseen places, which are most unlikely to be found in tourist guides. Follow our posts and you will discover places, people, products and everything that makes our region unique.

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