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Castello dal Pozzo in Oleggio Castello, Italy

Experiences

Explore the area around the Lake

The Castello Dal Pozzo Resort lies at the centre not only of all the sporting activities available around Lake Maggiore, but also of a multitude of things to see and do. Shopping in top of the range outlets, exploring characteristic local villages, churches, museums, spectacular flower gardens, religious centres of international renown.

It is also possible to explore the UNESCO Ticino Park, enjoy a cruise on the Lake, a circuit of some of the wine growers in the area, or spend the day on the panoramic train that takes you from Domodossola to Locarno.

It should also not be forgotten how close the Resort is to Milan, a mere 60kms. Fashion, art galleries, world renowned museums and monuments.
Please ask Reception for full details and help in finding your special interests.

 Shopping at Vicolungo Outlet

Shopping at Vicolungo Outlet

In addition to over 150 prestigious shops offering discounts from 30-70%, this shopping, entertainment and relaxation destination features art exhibits, restaurants, special events and family-style activities.
Learn more at http://vicolungo.thestyleoutlets.it

 Shopping at the Colombo Cashmere Outlet

Shopping at the Colombo Cashmere Outlet

Enjoy deep discounts on this high-end retailer’s fashions and accessories.

Learn more at  www.lanificiocolombo.com

 Shopping at the Ermenegildo Zegna Outlet

Shopping at the Ermenegildo Zegna Outlet

This outlet offers exceptional outlet prices on the latest Ermenegildo Zegna collections: jackets, dresses and sweaters in silk, wool and cashmere.
www.theplaceoutlet.com

 Shopping at the Alessi Outlet

Shopping at the Alessi Outlet

Find deep discounts on Alessi’s modern and sophisticated kitchen and dining room items ranging from trays to pots, coffee shops, and more.
www.spaccioutlet.it

 Val Grande National Park

Val Grande National Park

Tucked between the Ossola Mountains, the basin of Lake Maggiore and the Cannobina Valley, Parco Nazionale Val Grande is one of the largest national parks in Italy.
Learn more at www.parcovalgrande.it/

 See the 7 lakes from the top of Mottarone

See the 7 lakes from the top of Mottarone

Hike to the top of Mount Mottarone to enjoy 360° views of the Po Valley and the Alps. From here, visitors will enjoy commanding views of seven lakes: Lake Maggiore, Lake Orta, Lake Mergozzo, Lake Varese, Lake Comabbio, Lake Monate and Lake Biandronno.
www.mottarone.it/

 Orta, San Giulio and Sacro Monte

Orta, San Giulio and Sacro Monte

This small village in the lake region features a relaxed, less touristy ambience, a charming town with beautiful cobbled streets and splendid bars and restaurants in the main square.
www.comune.ortasangiulio.no.it

 

 Villa Taranto Botanic Gardens

Villa Taranto Botanic Gardens

Open daily for tours, the Giardini Botanici Villa Taranto are botanical gardens located on the western shore of Lake Maggiore in Pallanza, Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy.
www.villataranto.it/

 Day Train Trip through the Hundred Valleys

Day Train Trip through the Hundred Valleys

Enjoy a scenic train ride offering magnificent views of pristine landscapes as you pass through the verdant countryside dotted with picturesque villages and hamlets, Alpine viaducts and cascading waterfalls.
Learn more at www.vigezzina.com

 Santa Caterina del Sasso

Santa Caterina del Sasso

Perched on a sheer rock face overlooking Lake Maggiore, the 12th century Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso is one of the most spectacular sights in the region.
www.santacaterinadelsasso.com

 Visit the Borromee Islands

Visit the Borromee Islands

Step back in time with a visit to the Isole Borromee (Borromean Islands) in Lake Maggiore. These three islands - Bella, Dei Pescatori and Madre - get their name from the Borromeo family, which has owned them since the 12th century. Each island is home to magnificent architecture and stunning botanical gardens.

Learn more at www.isoleborromee.it

 View from the San Carlo Statue

View from the San Carlo Statue

This colossal 36-metre statue was built to honour San Carlo Borromeo. Ascend the spiral staircase inside the statue, and once you reach the top, you’ll take in wonderful views of Lake Maggiore and the Rocca di Angera. A nearby park, shaded by ancient trees is ideal for a relaxing picnic.

www.statuasancarlo.it

 Visit Angera Doll Museum

Visit Angera Doll Museum

Located in a restored castle, this diverse museum features one of the best doll collections in Europe. It displays over 1,000 dolls from the last two centuries, including wooden dolls, paper dolls, fabric dolls, wax dolls and other mediums.

www.isoleborromee.it

 VAL FORMAZZA AND TOCE FALLS

Val Formazza and Toce Falls

Enjoy breathtaking scenery and abundant trekking opportunities at this 143-metre waterfall powered by the Toce River. Recreational activities include alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, ice climbing, mountain biking, running and more. Learn more at http://www.valformazza.it/it/la-cascata-del-toce-della-frua.

Pallavicino Park

The Park is spread over an area of about 18 hectares where flowery avenues alternate with lawns, large old trees and an enchanting summer garden.

Villa Pallavicino was born as a private residence in 1855, when it was acquired by Ruggero Bonghi, a statesman and man of letters. In 1862 it passed to the Genoese noble family Pallavicino who enlarged the estate, transforming it into a nineteenth-century neoclassical villa, and in 1956 the Pallavicino family decided to transform the garden into a wildlife museum open to the public.

From July 2017 the Parco Pallavicino has become part of the Borromeo tourist circuit.

Guffanti Cheese

Guffanti since 1876 selects and refines the best cheeses of the Italian and European dairy tradition. The utmost attention in the research and selection of the artisan quality dairy product and the passion for careful refinement are the fundamental rules that the Guffanti Fiori family has handed down for five generations.

Barbaglia Winery

The Barbaglia Winery is located in Cavallirio in the province of Novara, in the pre-Alpine area, at the foot of Monte Rosa, in one of the historic production areas of Nebbiolo (Spanna): Boca DOC.

Sergio Barbaglia, a rigorous winemaker, and Silvia, her daughter, work collaboratively in the company, adding an expressive spark to the oenology of precision, and the terroir on everything. Respecting traditions and with many manual jobs, more than 4 hectares of owned vineyards are managed.

Stresa Music Festival

Stresa Festival, organized by the Associazione Settimane Musicali of Stresa and Lake Maggiore, is a major event in the panorama of European classical and jazz music festivals, where internationally renowned artists and ensembles perform every year.

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