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Arona, Vergante and the south of Lake Maggiore

Verbania and Novara
     
In the southest area of Lake Maggiore for a trip dedicated to history, shopping and flowers.
Located in the southern part of Lake Maggiore, Arona is a tourist destination of excellence: from a wonderful and very populated lakeside you can admire, from afar, the Fortress Borromea of Angera, just in front of its twin of Arona, that have been recently restored and which is located in a wonderful green park, natural terrace on the low Lake Maggiore. Close by, the second statue - depicting a human figure - the highest statue in the world, the San Carlone, not far from the Sacred Mount. A great mix of tourist attractions to be discovered.

Territory Information
Distretto Turistico dei Laghi Scrl
Via dell'Industria, 25
28924 Verbania Fondotoce (VB)
Tel. +39 0323 30416
Fax +39 0323 934335
e-mail: infoturismo@distrettolaghi.it
www.distrettolaghi.it
DURATION:
2 Days
PLACE:
Arona, Nebbiuno, Oleggio Castello
ADVISED PERIOD:
Summer
TYPE:
Art culture and religion
Nature and outdoor activities
SUITABLE FOR:
For single
For couples
For families
over 65
DISPLACEMENT:
On foot
By train
By car
By Bike
DAY 1
DAY 2
Visit Arona: walking along the lake to discover the “queen of the lower Lake Maggiore”
A pretty historical centre, crowded of shopping streets, a beautiful lakeside, the recently restored “Rocca” and the famous San Carlone Statue: here you Arona!

Estimated time of visiting: 2hr
Transfer by car along the A26 Highway - exit Arona
Visit to St. Charles Statue: the second highest in the world!
Famous symbol all over the world, the Statue of San Carlo is the second highest statue in the world after the Statue of Liberty in New York!

Estimated time of visiting: 2hr
Transfer: to reach the Statue of St. Charles you can follow the pedestrian road starting from Piazza del Popolo (15min walk) or by car along the statal road of Lake Maggiore (2min by car)
 
Lunch
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Visit the Archeological Museum of Arona
In the historic town of Arona, located in the elegant square of San Graziano, is the important archaeological museum in the city, with significant finds of different ages.

Estimated time of visiting: 2hr
Transfer: on foot to Arona – historical centre
Rocca Borromeo of Arona: a terrace on history and lake...
Easily accessible from the center of Arona, La Rocca Borromeo will give you a wonderful scorsio the city and Lake Maggiore.

Estimated time of visiting: 2hr
Transfer: to the Rocca Borromeo from the historic center: cross Via San Carlo and close to Villa Ponti take the access path until you reach the Rocca
 
Dinner
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Lodging
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Arona, a door to Vergante: discovering flowers and nature
Arona is one of the resorts of Vergante, beautiful area of hills between Lake Maggiore and Lake d'Orta, land of flowers and full of routes to discover by horse, by feet or by bike.

Estimated time of visiting: 4hr
Transfer by car from Arona till Vergante, along the statal road
 
Lunch
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Visit the Park of Lagoni in Mercurago
Herds of beautiful horses, bogs, prehistoric settlements, direct contact with nature: here you are the Park of Lagoni in Mercurago

Estimated time of visiting: 3hr
Transfer: by car from Arona to Park of Lagoni di Mercurago: follow the signs to Dormelletto center, along the road entrance to the park (5min)
 
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