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.
Riflessi di arte e natura sulle acque del lago Maggiore
Offerta speciale per gruppi
Villa Della Porta Bozzolo: Arrival in Casalzuigno for the guided visit to the Villa Della Porta Bozzolo. The splendid Rococo country residence was donated in 1989 to the FAI (Italian Environmental Fund) which restored and opened the Villa to the public.
Lunch: At the end of the visit there is time for lunch in the villa’s restaurant “La Cucina di Casa” or if one prefers there is the possibility to enjoy a packed lunch supplied by the restaurant in the surrounding garden. Around 2 p.m. departure by bus to reach Laveno Mombello and embarkation in motorboat to reach the western side of Lake Maggiore, in Pallanza.
Villa Taranto: Guided visit to the Villa Taranto, a rich botanical garden considered to be one of the most important in Europe, result of the dedication of the … Read More »
The historic mansions, the Borromean Gulf, the sites of the Grand Tour
Special group offer
Villa Della Porta Bozzolo: Arrival at Casalzuigno for the guided visit to the Villa Della Porta Bozzolo. The splendid Rococo country residence a few kilometres from Lake Maggiore was donated in 1989 to the FAI (Italian Environmental Fund) which restored and opened the Villa to the public.
Lunch: At the end of the visit there is time for lunch at the villa’s restaurant “La Cucina di Casa” or if one prefers there is the possibility to enjoy a packed lunch supplied by the restaurant in the surrounding garden.
Stresa: In the early afternoon, departure by motorboat from Laveno to reach Stresa, on the western shore of Lake Maggiore. During the boat ride one can enjoy the view of the Borromean Islands, famous for their gardens. Approaching the shore, the … Read More »
Historic mansions on the Lomdard shores of Lake Maggiore
Special group offer
Rocca Borromeo in Angera: arrival by bus in the morning ( !!!! NB. maximum bus length 12 meters) it the Rocca Borromeo, which rises in all its grandure on a limestone rock, dominating the southern part of Lake Maggiore. Situated in a strategic position for controlling the commercial traffic towards Milan and for defense against the invasion of the people across the Alps, it was first owned by the Visconti family and then bought by the Borromeo family, who are the current owners of the fortress. Guided visit of the historical halls, of the Majolica collections and of the Museum of Dolls and Toys and of the Medieval Garden, whose realisation was initiated after a thorough study of the illuminated manuscripts and antique documents and is aimed at a reconstruction … Read More »
The villa and the island: gardens on land and water
Special group offer
Villa Della Porta Bozzolo: Arrival in Casalzuigno for the guided visit of the Villa Della Porta Bozzolo. The splendid Rococo country residence, a few kilometers from Lake Maggiore was donated in 1989 to the FAI (Italian Environmental Fund) which restores and opens the Villa to the public.
Lunch: At the end of the visit there is time for lunch at the villa’s restaurant “La Cucina di Casa” or if one prefers there is the possibility to enjoy a packed lunch supplied by the restaurant in the surrounding garden. At 2 p.m. ca. departure by bus to reach Laveno Mombello and embarkation in motorboat to reach the shores of the Isola Madre.
Isola Madre: The largest of the Borromean Islands, in the center of the gulf of the same name. Guided visit … Read More »
The pearl of Lake Orta in bloom
In Orta San Giulio, the beginning of the summer season is announced by the inauguration of the OrtaFiori flower festival. From April 24th until May 31st the streets and antique buildings of the old town will be a backdrop to an explosion of colours and scents.
Apart from the beautiful scenery, the initiative will be accompanied by a packed programme of events like children’s workshops, photographic exhibits, markets and theme dinners in the local restaurants.
Azaleas, hydrangeas and rhododendrons, together with the blooming lake front, will welcome both the summertime and all those who come to enjoy the festivities.
The Great Exhibition of Nativity scenes from all over the world and Christmas decorations
In collaboration with Terrae Novae and Dolfi Land, Villa Giulia in Verbania-Pallanza will host from Sunday 14th December 2014 until Tuesday 6th January 2015 “The Great Exhibition of Nativity scenes from all over the world and Christmas decorations.”
The exposition will be open every day from 2.30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and on holidays and pre-holidays from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2.30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Many small “tastes” of Christmas…
Baveno and its famous event “A Plunge into the Past”
The event “Un Salto nel Passato” is now in its eleventh edition. Important goal for a group of friends! Visitors estimated in recent editions were more than 20,000 people; this event became one of the most important of Verbania’s province.
Sunday 14th December 2014 in the centre of the lakeside town Baveno in the afternoon and in the evening all “inhabitants will go back in time”!
As tradition the path will be lit with torches, which will revive narrow alleys, hidden courtyards and characteristic corners. Recreation of blacksmith’s shop, revival of stonecutter’s art, patience of washerwomen and much more lead visitors feel emotions that today life has deleted. In every corner groups of people stop to talk, … Read More »
6th-7th-8th December 2014 at Villa Giulia Verbania-Pallanza
Lake Maggiore is one of the best area for acidophilic flowers cultivation: camellias, azaleas and rhododendrons… And here’s the queen of winter: the Winter camellia!
Winter camellia exhibition at Villa Giulia in Verbania-Pallanza from Saturday 6th December to Monday 8th December 2014.
Several events during this interesting camellia exposition: guided tours to villas’ gardens, conventions, meetings, food and wine tasting and so on…
Verbania-Pallanza at Villa Giulia Corso Zanitello, 10
Opening ceremony on Saturday 6th December 2014 at 10.30 a.m.
Free entrance for exposition and events from 10 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.
16th edition of Christmas Markets in Santa Maria Maggiore in Vigezzo Valley
From Saturday 6th to Monday 8th December 2014 in Santa Maria Maggiore there will be the largest Christmas Markets of Piedmont!
Long-awaited event with its typical 200 stands with red roof, it’s one of the largest in Italy; in 2013 attracted 50,000 visitors. For the first time this year three days of Christmas atmosphere.
In the heart of Piedmontese Alps, housed in a village that can give the visitor an authentic Christmas atmosphere, thanks to typical mountain architecture and to simple and elegant preparations…
Organized for the sixteenth consecutive year by the local “Pro Loco” and the municipality of Santa Maria Maggiore, markets will involve the entire old town centre and they will welcome 200 exhibitors … Read More »