Walks and excursions at Campo dei fiori

Walking trails Campo dei Fiori – Diy Tourist Column

gpsvarese-loc.Fontana Rossa-Parco Campo dei Fiori

Loc.Fontana Rossa-Parco Campo dei Fiori

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The massif of Campo dei Fiori and the massif of Monte Martica form the regional park of Campo dei Fiori which dominates the hilly area varesina.

Within the Parco Campo dei Fiori can be found around 20 paths for walking and hiking, all equipped with signage and in most cases easily passable on foot or by mountain bike. (Find out what reserved for bikers of all categories in our Hotel.)

The Parco Campo dei Fiori is crossed by 4 other trails that originate and/or ends outside of our province: the path E1-European Path, which starts from the North Cape in Norway and ends in Sicily through the whole of Europe; the path 3V-Via Verde Varesina, a trekking route in 7 stages which allows you to visit the Prealps of Varese province; the AV-Annulare Valcuviano, a route of 13 stages that runs through the Valcuvia; Jubilee trail, realized by Regione Lombardia for recurrence Saint Year of 2000.

To these are added the nature-themed trips that organise every year Voluntary Ecological guards. Scheduled this summer we have the following horse in Campo dei Fiori.

  • 28 June
  • 6 July
  • 20 July
  • 9 August
  • 17 August
  • 21 September

For details: 0332/435386 www.parcocampodeifiori.it

Photo credits: www.gpsvarese.it

From Castelveccana to Luino: 10 km of history on the Lake

mappa_castelveccanaCastelveccana, Sarico, Porto Valtravaglia, Germignaga e Luino.

These are the main steps along a historical-cultural itinerary on the shores of Lake Maggiore, between churches, fortresses and enjoy breathtaking views.

Symbols of history and culture of the Lake in those areas are: the Rock of Castelvaccana, the Church of Saint Veronica (pictured in evidence), the Romanesque Church of San Giorgio, the Church of Santo Stefano and Santa Maria and testimonies of industrial archaeology, as the factory Stehli.

Villages of fishermen and artisans, but also poets and artists. The actor and Nobel Laureate Dario Fo has spent his childhood in these places (Porto Valtravaglia), who gave birth also to Piero Chiara and Vittorio Sereni (Luino), or to naïve painter Genesio Boldrini (Sarigo).

Culture and nature come together in various tourist routes, among which you can choose, spending your free time on one of the most scenic stretches of the coast of Lake Maggiore.


Cruises on the Lake Varese

Cruise on the Lake Varese: departures and arrivals in Gavirate

tappecrocieraFrom 7 June until 28 September you can enjoy a relaxing mini cruise on the Lago di Varese, strongly desired by the Agency of tourism of Varese, also supported by the Community Foundation of Varese.

With two races on Saturday and three on Sunday, the boat will sail the Lake Varese with departure and arrival in Gavirate, via Isolino Virginia, Bodio Lomnago, Schiranna and, on request, Biandronno.

It’s really an occasion not to be missed, especially the visit to Isolino Virginia, that from 2011 is UNESCO reentrant among the “prehistoric palafitticoli site of the Alpine arc” of the world.

Ticket management will be the responsibility of the Consortium Navigate the Adda.
For reservations write to Info@navigareinlombardia.it or call:

  • Monday-Friday, 02-92273118
  • on Saturday and Sunday, 392-7076412 or the additional number of Board 340-7546954 (reservations to be made at least one hour prior to departure)

You will pay your ticket on board.

For more information, please refer to the website of the Tourism Agency, to informational flyer.

Photo Credits: Varese Land of Tourism Site


Lugano and Bellinzona

lugano-bellizonaA day to discover Italian Switzerland to enjoy the atmosphere offered by two of the most remarkable and cosmopolitan cities of Canton Ticino.

Lugano, overlooking the lake as a true picture postcard, is the ideal destination to enjoy beautiful landscapes. Its elegant and antique city center, full of shops and restaurants, will charm you as you well. Bellinzona is famous for its splendid castles and for the enchanting city center: picturesque spots, narrow alleys, and antique palaces will take the visitors back in time.

Departures: every Saturday from Varese, piazzale Kennedy – Time: 9 am

Organized by: Giuliani and Laudi – Pullman with turistic guide

Price per person: € 28,00 – Children: age 0-4 free / age 4-12 € 14,00

Free Lunch in Lugano

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED: valid ID card or valid passport