La Darbia Blog

Unforeseen places, which are most unlikely to be found in tourist guides. Follow our posts and you will discover places, people, products and everything that makes our region unique.

Thu, 25 February 2016

WALTER'S LAKES

A period of navigation that lasted two years and a graphic book with splendid pictures of both Lake Orta and Lake Maggiore; the extraordinary experience of the photographer Walter ..

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Fri, 5 February 2016

WHITE HORIZONS

The Ossola Mountains, not so far from La Darbia, were the outstanding feature of the latest edition of Meridiani Montagne. Evocative scenery between snow and silence…

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Tue, 19 January 2016

THE CORRESPONDENCE

The spectacular scenery of Lake Orta and the island of San Giulio are immortalized in “The Correspondence” by the Oscar-winning film director Giuseppe Tornatore

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Mon, 5 May 2014

Antonino Cannavacciuolo

You will find the best of Italian cooking in Orta San Giulio on Lake Orta: chef Antonino Cannavacciuolo awaits you in his pluri-awarded restaurant in Villa Crespi.

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Fri, 28 March 2014

LA BOTTEGA di Edo

All Italian villages even the tiniest of hamlets hidden among our valleys have somewhere people can meet. This place is often the village square or the Sports...

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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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Wed, 5 March 2014

Hostaria dei Santi Numi

Are you familiar with Starbucks? And Burger King? Just imagine one of those places invariably found in the commercial centers of all the large cities around...

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Mon, 17 February 2014

Monte Rosa

The imposing and snowcapped Monte Rosa will keep you company on sunny days while you are having breakfast on your terrace at La Darbia.

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