La Darbia

La Darbia, a wonderful hamlet for your holiday on Lake Orta.
Just a few steps away from the world. Far removed from it all.

Mon, 22 June 2020

Back to breathing

Today, more than ever, we feel the need to be reborn, to breathe deeply, to make up for lost time. Because we all deserve a little healthy and authentic “lightness”.

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Mon, 7 January 2019


What do we really want from a holiday? What do we expect from the long-awaited vacation? What subtle pleasures would we like to see satisfied while we are far from everything and e..

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Wed, 4 April 2018


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..

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Sun, 17 September 2017


On Lake Orta the magic of autumn is approaching, October awaits us with its delights: enveloping fragrant smells, warm colours and rich flavours enrapture us before the harsh winte..

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Mon, 29 May 2017

My secret place

As a young boy of about 11 years of age I entered a writing competition. It meant I had to do "composition" As a child of the 1950's in those days this meant...

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Sun, 12 June 2016


It is an important birthday for the most famous Italian scooter in the world. Why not take the opportunity to go for a Vespa ride on the roads around Lake Orta?

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Mon, 16 May 2016


The Buccione Tower has dominated the southern part of Lake Orta for centuries back; it recalls a fascinating medieval past and still awards us with a spectacular view of the Alpine..

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Fri, 21 March 2014

A romantic getaway

Because of its magical atmosphere, Lake Orta has always been considered the most romantic of all the Italian lakes but, in our opinion, this definition is....

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