What to visit Tourism Guide

Lake Maggiore

Arriving in Baveno, you can decide to reach the famous Borromean islands, a must-visit by taking the ferry from the landing stage, or opt for a walk along the lake to enjoy a first spectacular view of the lakeside town. The navigation service of Lake Maggiore allows you to quickly reach the main towns on the lake, Stresa, Arona, Verbania and including nearby Switzerland in the city of Locarno, the Lombard shore of Lake Maggiore in the province of Varese to visit Angera and the Santa Caterina Monastery.

The Church and the ancient village
A very beautiful and architecturally interesting complex that leaves the viewer breathless. In a panoramic position, the square gathers around itself the church of SS. Gervasio and Protasio, the Baptistery, the town hall (former rectory) and a nineteenth-century portico with a Via Crucis, from there you can also stroll through the center of the ancient village.
The famous house
Villa Fedora, now home to the Vco Chamber of Commerce with a huge huge park dedicated to the great master Umberto Giordano (1867-1948) among his works, La Fedora ”, the park is open to the public. Villa Henfrey Branca built in English Gothic style, (year of construction 1870), a statue still remembers the visit and stay of Queen Victoria (1879)
Pink Granite Quarries
Baveno and Feriolo are known all over the world for their pink granite quarries used for important buildings including Galleria Vittorio Emanuele in Milan, abroad in Bankok for the royal palace and Vienna for the church of San Carlo.


The village is a Baveno fraction, a tourist resort with local beaches overlooking the lake.

Granum Pink Granite Museum
It is located right in the vicinity of the church of San Gervasio e Protasio, a museum that tells the local history
Monument of the Stonemason
Made in 1990 by Raffaele Polli, a symbolic sculpture to honor the history of all the local stonemasons who hand-worked the granite extracted from the quarries in the area
How not to discover the local traditions by tasting the typical Baveno dessert, the fedorine are typical sweets made with almonds and corn

Between lakes and mountains at the foot of the Alps

Within a radius of 10 km you can discover, beyond Lake Maggiore, Lake Mergozzo, separated from Lake Maggiore by a small strip of land, and immediately after Lake Orta which overlooks the foot of another important lakeside city, Omegna.

The beauty of the north of Piedmont

Unique tourist itineraries in the world, with only 20 minutes by car you can reach Mottarone, the first ski resort overlooking Lake Maggiore. Or with 40/50 minutes by car, spend a day on Alpe Veglia or in Val Formazza to admire the majestic Toce waterfall, a river that flows right into Lake Maggiore, along the entire Ossola valley, a valley full of thermal and tourist resorts. and ski resorts, there are numerous food and wine excellences linked to the territory that can be found in every mountain resort. For lovers of nature and adventure, the opportunities for recreation and accommodation are truly numerous cycle paths, sports and entertainment, areas also equipped for campers.

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