Men and women of the past and present day whose personal history has contributed towards making our territory even more beautiful and hospitable.
Mo, 21 August 2017


«Or blow me a kiss and that's lucky too» sang the chimney sweep in the famous film, Mary Poppins. The festival will be held once again this year. In keeping with tradition, hundreds of chimney sweeps from all over the world get together at Santa Maria Maggiore for their annual international gatheri..

Sa, 24 June 2017


A great atmosphere and only the best of music at the AmenoBlues Festival, makes this event one of the most exciting in the coming summer. Music lovers are already looking forward to a summer, rich in blues: by now a regular happening in Ameno, home to music and artists. The preview on Sunday July, ..

Th, 25 February 2016


I almost feel envious as I turn the shiny pages of the latest volume published by Walter. A certain envy for those marvellous days spent gliding over the water, the morning haze and the glowing sunsets, the clouds of fog he saw arise from the lake and the evening lights reflected on the water! ..

Tu, 19 January 2016


I glimpsed Jeremy Irons by sheer coincidence in Kensington Park, London last week. Out walking his dog, he was wearing a long overcoat and a pair of muddy boots. He had the relaxed air of an Englishman who thoroughly enjoys the countryside ...........he can't but have delighted in the beautiful suns..

Mo, 22 June 2015

Alessi: a dream factory

Circumstances at the beginning of last century favoured the setting up of factories for the production of kitchen utensils in metal in the area at the northernmost tip of our Lake Orta: these little enterprises were to bring worldwide fame to that locality for household appliances. It is hard t..

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