Luino (about 15 000) Romanesque (Luvinum) and was mentioned in documents for the first time in 1169 as Luvino. With its unique location on the merger of the 5 valleys Val Dumentina, Valcuvia, Marchirolo Val, Val and Val Veddasca Travaglia Luino came throughout history always have a special meaning. Probably the most important city on the eastern shore of Lake Maggiore, with its shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, sports center with 4 tennis courts, an indoor swimming pool (25 mx 12 m), the sailing and surfing school and the marina many opportunities for recreation. Particularly attractive are also the beautiful lake promenade with its huge plane trees and the old harbor from the Napoleonic era. A romantic walk through the alleys of the old town with its Renaissance and Baroque buildings, courtyards with arcades and various small shops involuntarily transports visitors back to the old Lombard times. In 1541 Luino received by Emperor Charles V, the markets, and even today many people keep coming back to Luino Wednesdays to enjoy the hustle and bustle of the market. Characterized by its varied history, the city is on a liveliness in history and culture with a particular penchant for literature: Born in Luino poet Vittorio Sereni and writer Piero Chiara are among the most modern European writers of the 20th Century and that today's Literature Dario Fo spent part of his life here. Even Ernest Hemingway Luino mentioned in his famous novel "A Farewell to Arms', with the words," and I saw on the other side, a wedge-shaped notch between the mountains, and I thought, that must be Luino. "