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Lake Orta

Orta San Giulio, Italy
+39 329 343 1378
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  • Average2%
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“hidden gem” (17 reviews)
“day trip” (14 reviews)
“stunning views” (11 reviews)
Orta San Giulio, Italy
+39 329 343 1378
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the little brother compared to the biggies like maggiore and Como and Garda. It is still big, just not huge. Beautiful landscape with villages and homes dotting the scenic landscape. What is best is the snow capped mountains that can be seen.

1  Thank lfbmonkey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lake Orta is truly beautiful & on arrival we took a boat trip out to see the medieval island. It was a fabulous calm day & the light was pristine, so we were very lucky. The old town of Orta San Guilio itself on the...More

2  Thank C_and_H_11
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Lake Orta is smaller than Lake Major but the place is absolutely charming! Central point is the village of Orta : beautiful and typical italian village (take advantage of the underground park at the entrance to walk through the little streets). Small shops and restaurants,...More

1  Thank seb8975
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We came to spend the day at Lake Orta. It was a beautiful sunny day. You have to park the car in the outside parking lot and walk the rest of the way through beautiful small streets with lovely stores, cafes and Restaurant’s.

1  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Visited for the day from our holiday in Stresa and found this beautiful picturesque lake so quiet in comparison to Lake Maggiore. Parked on a grass parking lot just before we reached Orta San Giulio and then walked down to the town. It was quite...More

1  Thank SYARK19
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Perfect for a romantic vacation... Without kids. Make sure you're travel around October and there will be no hassle or crowded places

1  Thank ogeylon
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The town of Orta San Guilio is picture perfect, but is busy and parking is a bit of a hassle. I think it would be difficult if you needed a wheelchair. Worth the effort to visit if you like old architecture.

1  Thank SteveStaffs
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Lake just below maggiore, smaller but perfectly formed, no traffic or late night noise, just perfect for a getaway or your honeymoon, take a taxi on the lake or visit the small retreat on the island which can be viewed from hotels, restraunts around the...More

1  Thank 210gillb
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is probably the most unspoilt of the Italian Lakes and well worth visiting, especially the peaceful island of San Guilo.

1  Thank iceman123EastSussex
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Sitting in the piazza people and island watching good for the soul! It is possible to walk almost around the peninsula both ways.

1  Thank gillianb853
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27 June 2017|
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Response from GattoViziato | Reviewed this property |
You can check this website motoscafisti
14 June 2017|
Response from GattoViziato | Reviewed this property |
You can take a train from the city of Arona near lake Maggiore it will take you 4 hrs to get to Lucerne