Paola Bed & Breakfast
Via Leopoldo Oliva, 8
28802 Albo I, Mergozzo  
Verbano Cusio Ossola - Italy

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Travel routes 

We have prepared for our guests, some tourist routes of cultural, thematic and divided by zones. All in order to make your stay interesting, fun and productive. On request it is possible to accompany our guests.

Mergozzo
and vicinity

Mergozzo Center, 

Arcade of the Chapels, Santa Marta, Santa Elisabetta al Sasso, 

CRI Park, Archaeological Museum. 

 

Mergozzo Candoglia, 

San Graziano, La Fabbrica del Duomo, La Cava marble. Crosswalk over the River Toce and view the old loading station. 

 

Mergozzo Bracchio, 

trekking 

Colma di Vercio - Monte Faiè 

More info at the website: 

http://www.illagomaggiore.com/12194,Itineraries.html 

 

Mergozzo, 

trekking 

Walk on the blue trail and visit the Church of San Giovanni in Montorfano, the church is mentioned for the first time in a document of 885. 

 

Fondotoce, 

Visit the House of resistance near the Monument to the 42 Martyrs  

Visit Al Parco Naturale Fondotoce. Also available via the bike path 

 

Ornavasso 

trekking 

The real Santa's Grotto, Sanctuary of Boden, visit and tour of the fortifications Cadorna the First World War 

 

Premosello 

Visit Dairy and the maturing cellar of goat cheese. Possibility of purchase of products. 

 

Premosello Colloro, 

trekking 

Alpe Capraia 

http://www.comune.premosello.vb.it/ComSchedaTem.asp?id=24633 

Entrance to the Park of Val Grande 

 

Vogogna, 

The Visconti Castle

Valli dell'Ossola

The Valley Antrona

is one of the seven valleys that branch off from the Val d'Ossola (VB), and is crossed by the river Ovesca. The V.A. starts Villadossola.

 

Anzasca,

is the valley through which it reaches the east face of Monte Rosa, the largest of the Alps both in width and in height (4635 m.) Start Piedimulera

 

La Valle Bognanco,

is located at the back of Domodossola, branching from the larger Val d'Ossola. At Bognanco are open Terme

 

Val Divedro.

is the Valley that starting from Crevoladossola leads to the Simplon Pass. Near Varzotourist resort, the valley opens up and spreads the Val Cairasca, from which you can reach the hamlet of San Domenico, known for its complex of ski resort, and the Park Alpe Veglia and Alpe Devero.

 

The Valley vigezzo

is known as the Valley of the Painters for the historical presence of landscape painters and portrait.

Salt and Domodossola along Centovalli you get to Locarno in Switzerland and back to Lake Maggiore.

 

Valle Antigorio

The Valley Antigorio is entirely crossed by the river Toce, and extends from Domodossola to the hamlet of Chioso Premia, including the towns of Crodo, Baceno and Premia.

 

Valle Formazza

The Valley of the Toce Waterfall. The valley is home to many artificial lakes created during the first decades of the twentieth century for the production of hydroelectric power; all dams are now owned by Enel. At Premia are open Thermal Baths

 

In all the valleys varied range of trekking for all your needs

Verbania, Baveno, Stresa, Gignese, Armeno, Mottarone 

Verbania Pallanza

The park of Villa Giulia, Isolino of St. John, the summer residence of Arturo Toscanini.

Villa Taranto, botanical garden.

Golf & Sporting Club Verbania

Villa San Remigio

 

Baveno

The Baptistery, Villa Branca, Villa Gavazzeni

 

Stresa

Visit the Borromean Islands, Palazzo dei Congressi,
Cableway to Mottarone. Villa Pallavicino, flowers and animals.

 

Gignese

Botanic Garden  Alpinia, Museum of umbrella and parasol.

 

Armeno

The Romanesque church of Santa Maria Assunta, referred to as belonging to the parish of San Giulio in a document dating
back to 1217

Domodossola 

Market Square

Town Centre, is a little jewel of Renaissance architecture, with arcades that support manor houses of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, scenically perfect in its asymmetry

 

Palazzo Silva

A rare example of a noble house late Renaissance, one of the most significant buildings of Piedmont.

Reopens after restoration in July 2014.

 

Church of San Quirico

At the foot of the hills of the Chalice, architectural and ornamental features characters that are dated to the tenth or eleventh century, probably built on the ruins of a temple proto Christian. Remarkable are the frescoes of the twelfth and fifteenth centuries.

 

Collegiate Church of SS. Gervase and Protaso

Built between 1792 and 1798 to a design by architect. Matteo Zucchi, has three naves and six chapels and a valuable altar in polychrome marble.

 

Town Hall

Designed by the architect. Leoni, is a fine example of the work of the second neoclassicism.

 

Palazzo San Francesco

Behind the Town Hall, was built on the plan of the Church of San Francesco, which dated from the late thirteenth century. See if re-opened after restoration.

 

Palazzo Mellerio

Next to the Town Hall, was built by Count Giacomo Mellerio who founded the first high school gymnasium Ossola (1818).

 

Turret

Building located in Via Monte Grappa erected on one end of the fourteenth century pentagonal walls that encircled the old town

 

Via Briona

Characteristic way that leads in the Market Square and on which stands the Torre del '300, known as "of the Bishop"

 

Natural Reserve of Sacro Monte Calvario

Regional park and protected area since 1991; Access is free, subject to rules of behavior and good manners. The Reserve offers guided tours to pay for schools and associations, educational activities. The Sacro Monte Calvario is also artistic and cultural heritage.

Orta, Miasino, Pella Quarna

Miasino

Il Castello Maggiori INFO al Sito:http://www.castellodimiasino.com/it/castello.html

 

Orta

Sacro Monte, Piazza Motta, Il Palazzotto, Visita all'Isola di San Giulio, 

 

San Maurizio d'Opaglio
Museo del rubinetto:

INFO al Sito:http://www.museodelrubinetto.it/

 

Pella, Pettenasco,

 

Omegna

Museo Alessi 

http://www.lascienzaneimusei.it/ibsit/Index?q=object/detail&p=Musei/_a_ID/_v_366

 

Gita in battello sul Lago d'Orta : INFO al Sito http://www.navigazionelagodorta.it/it/orari_e_tariffe.php

 

Quarna

Museo Etnografico e dello strumento musicale a fiato

Visita alla Rampone & Cazzani, fabbrica si strumenti musicali a fiato

Trekking

Alpe Camasca, Monte Croce, Massa del Turlo. Possibilità di raggiungere la Valsesia a piedi o in mountain Bike attraverso una facile mulattiera

Altre INFO

http://www.comune.quarnasopra.vb.it/ComItinerari.asp

Valstrona

Walking in Valstrona 

trekking 

Beautiful Routes to Site: 

http://www.comune.valstrona.vb.it/ComItinerari.asp 

 

The Ways of Wood 

INFO Site 

http://www.comune.valstrona.vb.it/LeVieDelLegno 

 

Campello Monti - Eco-museum "Walsergemeinschaft Kampel" 

http://www.comune.valstrona.vb.it/ComSchedaTem.asp?id=22057