“Ferrata” with guides
Meet in Macugnaga Staffa at 9:00 a.m. ca. with the alpine guide. Departure by cableway from Macugnaga to Mount Moro. From here you will start a 1 hour walk to reach the climbing route at 3.000 metres above sea level. The activity will take about an hour and half, climbing in safety on a protected route for a total elevation gain of 250 m on compact rock. Return to Mount Moro, where you will enjoy typical “Polenta e Spezzatino” (cornmeal porridge and beef stew) at Restaurant “Lo Smeraldo” in Mount Moro. Free time in Macugnaga.
EXCURSION PRICE: € 117,00 per person min. 2 people
€ 98,00 per person min. 3 people
€ 92,00 per person min. 4 people
SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE EXCURSION:
Alpine guide, half-day, in the morning;
Lunch with Polenta e Spezzatino, dessert, drink and … Read More »
ARONA – Bike in flowers
Sunday, the 21st May 2017, date in Arona for the traditional “Bike in flowers” organized by the Association Pro Loco of Arona! Around 200 colourful and decorated bicycles will invade the little streets of Arona; adults and childrens are invite to beautify their bikes and to take part of this funny walk over two wheel! The course will be around 8 km!
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MEINA – “Maggio vien cantando! “
On Saturday, May the 20th, at 8.30 p.m., a meeting with the Church of S.Margherita of Meina with the concert “Maggio vien cantando”! For this occasion will sing the choir “La Rocca di Arona” and the boys of the Association AGBD (Down Children’s Parents Association) who, with their songs, will introduce the event! Free entrance and free offer.
BAVENO – “Vandal Contest Graffiti”
The youth council of the municipality of Baveno, called “Baveno 360″, presents the “Vandal Contest Graffiti”.
The final objective of this contest is twofold: to give the possibility of an artistic expression to young guys by highlighting the authorized graffiti as a communicative form of the new generations and on the other to make some areas of the town pleasant. In collaboration with the State Railways, the Municipality of Baveno and the CCR of Baveno, will be completed the contest of the thematic murals at the subway of the Baveno railway station. Selected artists or groups will have two days to complete their works. The works will take place on 13th May 2017 from 14:30 to 18:00 and 14th May 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
SPORT, ENVIRONMENT & CULTURE ON MOUNT ROSA
An alternative weekend dedicated to the eastern slopes of Mount Rosa, immersed in the nature and beauty of an ancient mountain village.
Day 1 – Arrival in the morning and check in at the hotel/apartment.
In the afternoon, guided tour of the Mountain and Contraband Museum, to discover the history of the peaks of the Mount Rosa.
The tour continues with a visit of the ancient Dorf, a small Walser village, where we find the old church and the old linden tree.
Dinner in a typical restaurant.
Day 2 - The day is dedicated to the discovery of Mount Rosa.
You will reach Alpe Bill from where you start for a panoramic walk to the Alpe Meccia and then to Sonobierg (about 2h, about 600m in altitude).
You will return to Staffa and will enjoy an excellent snack based … Read More »
Challenge accepted & mission accomplished!
On May 5th, we helped in the organisation of an extraordinary event on Lake Maggiore involving 1000 young Russian university students. They enjoyed various activities including bicycling, trekking and beach games, without forgetting a visit to our beautiful islands to complete the day!
One day of sports and culture with demanding logistics and a tight time frame. 500 people started off hiking and biking in the Natural Reserve in Feriolo while the other half invaded Isola Bella for a visit to the grandiose Borromeo Palace and garden.
1000 GRAZIE to everyone who helped make this day a big success!
DOMODOSSOLA – “La Bohème”
On Thursday, May 4th, at Domodossola’s Multifunctional Hall G.Falcioni, at 9 p.m will take place “La Bohème”, a small representation of the most beautiful pages of Giacomo Puccini, with a narrative voice that will guide the audience listening.
The winners of the competition organized by the Cultural Music Association in Scene will perform.
For information: www.comune.domodossola.vb.it
PELLA – “Colorful Flowers from the Lake: Country Edition 2017”
Sunday, the 30th of April, the “Colorful Flowers from the lake – Country Edition 2017” will take place in Pella on Lake Orta; an event dedicated to spring, flowers and music.
At 10.00 a.m. there will be pony rides for the smallest visitors. In the afternoon, a country show with music, dance and gastronomy ending with an aperitif at sunset with risotto and snacks.
There will also be a handicraft and flower market. The proceeds of the manifestation will be used for the restoration of the Church of Saint Filiberto.
MEINA – “Open Sails 2017″
The Meina Naval League organizes for the 30th of April the event “Open Sails”, an open day open to all.
The event aims to give tourists and “Meinesi” a day in the open air;
It will be possible to go on a sailboat ride free of charge, starting from the Naval Base pier. There will also be canoes, sports fishing tests and a sailing simulator available for adults and children.
INTRA – “Enjoy Sicily: typical products and handicraft from Sicily!
From 28 April to 1 May, the lakeside of Intra will breathe the air of Sicily!
“Sicilia Viva in festa” is a festival dedicated to Sicilian food and crafts.
Ceramics, puppets, which tell the adventures and mad love of ancient knights like Orlando, showing the ancient Sicilian carriages all decorated and hand-painted.
This and more will be the highlights of a unique event, full of colors and flavors.
On Monday, 1st of May, from 4 p.m., do not miss the songs and dances of the folkloristic show of the “Sicilia Nostra” group.