The house is located in the village of Fosseno. Traditional village with stone houses, in the hills above Lake Maggiore, surrounded by forests and with an incredible view over the three lakes.
The Alto Vergante area is known for the beauty of its landscapes, ideal for walks in the woods on foot (to collect mushrooms and chestnuts in the autumn or for a relaxing picnic with amazing views), horseback riding, mountain biking .
Just minutes from the beaches of Meina, Belgirate and Stresa, you can rent sailboats and motor boats, organize trips on the lake, visit the Borromean Islands (Isola Madre, Isola Bella and Isola dei Pescatori), take a boat and go up to Locarno and Ascona, Switzerland. Crossing the lake in ten minutes. by ferry from Arona, you can visit the medieval fortress of Angera. Do not miss the sophisticated atmosphere of the lake Orta and a romantic stroll on the small island of San Giulio.
In winter sports lovers, you can reach the ski slopes in 30 min., For fans of good food, there are trattorias or refined restaurants of famous star chefs.
Other nearby destinations: Massino Visconti with the Visconti Castle, the San Carlone statue Dagnente / Arona, the Romanesque church of San Donato in Carpugnino, the St. Catherine's Monastery built into the rock on the east side, the church of Saint Gervais and Protais Baveno, the sanctuary of the Madonna del Sasso Lake Orta, Villa Taranto in Pallanza with its incredible gardens but also some villages than in Orta, Verbania, Feriolo, Mergozzo.
And do not miss a visit to Milan (only 50 minutes by car or by train starting from Arona, 5 km from home) for its monuments, museums, art and ... shopping. L 'Malpensa airport is 40 minutes by car