New Year Eve Cruises on Italy’s Lakes

By Vacanze Lago • on December 19, 2014

If you are looking an original and memorable way to celebrate New Year, then how about taking a New Year’s Eve, then why not choose a Cruise on one of Italy’s spectacular lakes? Start the year out right with a cool cruise on beautiful Lake Como, Lake Maggiore or Lake Garda with delicious food & drinks, live entertainment, great friends

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Cento Valli on Lake Maggiore

By Vacanze Lago • on November 22, 2011

The following post about Cento Valli on Lake Maggiore is by guest blogger Barbara from Il Mio Tesoro blog (photos are also provided by my guest) Even though I have visited Lago Maggiore countless times, I had never navigated the northern part of the lake before this last trip. Some friends advised us

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Try Traditional Cuisine with Territori in Cucina

By Vacanze Lago • on November 17, 2011

Beginning on the 30th September, the Territori in cucina gastronomic event features 18 food and wine appointments which, after a pause in December, continue until March 2012. The event helps visitors get to know the cuisine of the area which lies around Cusio Mottarone and Valstrona: the Two Lakes Mountain

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Christmas Markets around Lake Maggiore

By Vacanze Lago • on November 9, 2011

Although Christmas is not just around the corner, around Lake Maggiore in the Val d’Ossola area, they’ve been getting ready for the most exciting events of the year. Dates have already been set for a whole host of Christmas markets. As

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“The first hundred years of Whirlpool, dream and dare” Exhibition in Varese, Italy

By Vacanze Lago • on October 25, 2011

At Villa Recalcati in Varese on October 11, The first hundred years of Whirlpool, dream and dare exhibition opened it doors. The exhibition celebrates the centenary of the Italian company Whirlpool, one of the most well known domestic appliance manufacturers in the world. Open

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The Lake Maggiore Marathon

By Vacanze Lago • on October 5, 2011

The first ever official Lake Maggiore Marathon takes place on Sunday, October 16, 2011. The marathon course runs from the town of Arona to the finish line 26 miles away in Verbania. For most of the

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Lake Maggiore’s International Organ Festival

By Vacanze Lago • on September 20, 2011

The Arona International Organ Festival is now into its sixth year. Organised by the Sonata Organi Cultural Association, the 2011 organ festival season forms part of the Province of Novara’s Organ Music programme. The season, which began last May, includes eleven concerts. Under

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Cannero Castles

Cannero Castles

By Vacanze Lago • on January 12, 2010

Autumn has arrived and it is quite cold out there… but the colours are so nice that you cannot stay inside…it is too soon… This is the right time to discover places that are too crowed in the summer and not exotic enough to be visited in high season. Cannero castles - photo by Night FlierIt’s

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Borromean Islands – Lake Maggiore

By Vacanze Lago • on November 12, 2009

I really like islands. Small islands, where there are no vehicles. Remote islands that to reach them you have to travel a long way, or nearby islands that seem distant more than what they are. I have always been to sea islands until I saw a program on television about the Borromeo islands. The archipelago

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Feriolo, the Portofino of Lake Maggiore

By Vacanze Lago • on March 27, 2009

LAKE MAGGIORE – Feriolo hasn’t got to be forgotten while visiting Lake Maggiore. Like all other little villages overlooking the lake, Feriolo has its nice beaches, a lovely romantic dock and nice colourful houses. But this village has something extra. This small town is located on the banks

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