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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 7 October 2017

A pittoresk village with a history. Enjoy the narrow allays and the resraurants. Make sure to hike up to the sacred hght and enjoy the history of st fransicus, and the wiev over the lake.

1  Thank WiFr
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This lake is overlooked by many because it is not well known. It's smaller and less crowded. There are wonderful paths along the lake that are fun to stroll with beautiful views, even the alps off in the distance. In the middle is a small...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

One of the smaller lakes in Piemonte, much less tourists than Maggiore and with a small town situated by the lakeside. Very much worth the visit!

1  Thank Bertil G
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

After a weekend at Lake Como we decided to visit its smaller brother Lake Orta. There are by far not as many people here as in Como and the atmosphere is just magical. The lake is much smaller than Lake Como but as beautiful. People...More

1  Thank Jorn H
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This place is beautiful from the lake to the town to the small island. It reminds me of lake Como but a minified version. Its a nice place to visit with friends or family and to walk in the town or take a boat trip....More

1  Thank toxic_fuego
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We spent a day here while travelling in our motorhome round the Italian lakes. Orta san Guilio is a lovely place to visit, and we would return to see the island again in the future.

1  Thank flyboyprowler
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This hidden gem of the Italian lakes was the venue for my daughters wedding The restaurants and hotels are all typically boutique, Small but pleasant.

1  Thank brianbakerphoto
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We stayed in a B&B villa overlooking the lake. It changes with the light. Never perfectly smooth, but a sheen. Sunrise and sunset particularly pretty. Great for swimming (warmer than the south of England) Interesting trips available with the frequent boat service from Orta San...More

1  Thank wrak
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful part of Italy! The views are fantastic and it is a short but fun boat ride out to the island with the Basilica San Giulio which is also definitely worth visiting. Fun restaurants along the piazza. Definitely worth visiting for a day...More

2  Thank goneinaheartbeat
Reviewed 12 September 2017

After a long days driving from France, we stopped in Lake Orta and weren't disappointing! the lake is the perfect temperature (we went in August) and so beautifully clear.

1  Thank LexiLondon1992
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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