Lake Orta, Orta San Giulio

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Lake Orta is dotted with romantic buildings that are reflected in the water. The lake's cool, clean waters are likely what's left of a retreating glacier. Walk along the lake's shores and find activities both on and off the water. Travel to the southern or northern end of the lake by train. You can stay in hotels in either area. Arrange to visit Lake Orta and other attractions in Orta San Giulio using our Orta San Giulio trip planner .
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  • Lago D'Orta or Cusio, is located west of Lake Maggiore and is further to the West between the Prealpine Lakes of Northern Italy, located entirely in Piedmont. Takes its name from the town overlooking the small island of San Giulio: Orta San Giulio. The eastern side has the gentle slopes of the hills, which separate it from Lake Maggiore and culminating to 1491 meters of Mount Mottarone. The western shore are more rugged and steep: the hills give way here to the mountains of Valstrona and nearby Valsesia. It is an area rich in history, natural landscapes, art and culture. The ancient roots of the area, its landscapes and its picturesque villages, sources of inspiration for writers, painters and filmmakers, have not prevented these places to develop traditions craft first and after. industrial. Stand out today on "homemade" district, centered in the area of Omegna, at the northern end of Lake Orta, and tap the "district", built between San Maurizio d'opaglio and Gozzano. After the ecological disaster caused by 1926, above all and beyond, from the textile industry Bemberg, Lake returned to its former glory thanks to reclamation of the 1980s. In Orta things to visit, in addition to the small village, the island's Basilica dedicated to the legendary and the sacred mountain.
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  • Let's come back to this Lake and the picturesque town of Orta. Feinbe restaurants and wonderful walking trails
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  • In this place, feelings and sensations you cofondono ... so the looks that go astray softly between water, sky and the many shades of color that pandering to the turn of the seasons. " Sublime and wrote "Ceronetti cemetery of this place ... ever however mournful, profoundly moving at most in my opinion.
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