Viggiona, a place where the magic of the past, you can not escape.
The place Viggiona (approx. 650 m) belongs to the two mountain villages Trarego (770 m) and Cheglio the community Trarego-Viggiona and is protected from the wind on a cantilevered high level, about 5 km above Cannero Riviera, at the foot of Mount Carza (1116 m). Trarego-Viggiona is a small, idyllic village with about 400 inhabitants.
Since the end of the 19th Century Viggiona is a popular resort for Milan. Many homes and extended Rustici in Viggiona be occupied as a summer residence and are owned Central European owners. However, many houses are empty and waiting to lovers who build so many over 100 years old house with love again and fill them with life.
Since there are hardly any fog in Viggiona, you can just steps away from Casa LA Formica, daily enjoy the panoramic views of Lake Maggiore. In summer it is because of the significant difference in altitude to the lake delightfully fresh, it always blows a pleasant, gentle breeze. In winter, the low humidity of clean, dry air, and for a stronger solar power provides.
Viggiona can be reached on a partially narrow but good road Cannero Riviera. The journey of the 'Mediterranean' world of seacoast with its luxurious villas and parks up in the mountains with simple, rustic houses and extensive mixed deciduous and chestnut woods is an experience. Again and again one has fabulously beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and Lake Maggiore. Also the unique view of Cannero Riviera worth it.
Original village life: In the morning, get on the way to roll in the small shop of Viggiona, you can experience the Italian village world. In a small Italian shop, get fresh bread, milk, eggs, butter, sausage, cheese and some can buy every day. Furthermore, there is one restaurant and another just outside the town. Both are easily accessible from Casa La Formica walking distance. Do you want to experience typical Italian flair by the locals, you're in the mood for pizza or pasta and gladly exchange ideas with other people or do you want a bit of attention, with delicious meat dishes from the region? You have a choice and are welcome!
Moreover, Viggiona is a good starting point for walks and hikes in the surrounding mountains, the neighboring villages and Trarego Cheglio, to the beach or to Cannero Riviera Cannobio the famous Sunday market on the promenade.
Trarego and Cheglio - the enchanting mountain villages are worth a visit.
Cannero and Canobio - beach and promenade invite you to stay or to take a trip by boat.
Some hiking trails or mountain bike tours run right past the Casa La Formica. Climb directly.
For example, on the southern slope of the road going up to Monte Carza. In the small chapel "Stella del Lago Maggiore". You can take a break and make a nice picnic. Be sure to enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of Lake Maggiore and the mountains of Switzerland.
Or just let it all hang out time and enjoy your holiday in peace and quiet, away from the crowds, the Casa La Formica.