“Varese Sport: there is something for all tastes” Diy Tourist Column
Are you a tourist who likes sports or simply during the holidays do not like to sit “still with the hands”? Then Varese is the right destination for you, historically privileged seat of a high-quality sports tourism.
Ran the year 1913 when athletes like Alberto Bonacossa descended from Milan to Varese for the most svariegate sports.
Nearly a century after history repeats itself: Varese still offers a range of proposals really difficult to find in other provinces, due to the presence of lakes, mountains, plains, perfect natural gyms for both amateurs and professionals. Visitors to Varese and its province, in fact, has an embarrassment of choice among water, air and land sports.
Varese Water Sports
Rowing on teh Lake of Varese is very traditional, with two high level schools: Canottieri Gavirate, born in 1960, and the historic Canottieri Varese, created in 1927, headquartered at Schiranna.
For those who love sailing, just move a little further to have a wide choice of clubs and schools: a sailing Association “Alto Verbano” in Luino, but also other centres palced in Caldè, Maccagno and Cerro of Laveno.
The Aero Club Adele Orsi of Calcinate del Pesce is the most important club for sail flying association in Italy.
In addition to the glider, air sports enthusiasts can choose from hang gliding and paragliding, thanks to the school of gliding “Icarus” of Pradaccio, in Laveno Mombello.
Those who love motors, can practice with the Aero Club of Varese, which is headquartered at the airport “Arturo Ferrarin” in Venegono Inferiro or at the ariport of Vergiate.
Varese Land Sports
Then there are those who like to stay with our feet on the ground. If you are one of these, the Varese territory offers over 100 km of cycle-lanes, with the option of coasting around the Lake of Varese. The mountain bike or racing bike lover really will appreciate Varese, land of great cycling champions, such as Luigi Ganna.
For horse lovers, Varese and province, offer great opportunities for trekking on horseback, with several Equestrian centres including our partners the Knights of the Lake and the village of Mustonate.
Even those who love the mountains remains fascinated by our territory. The wonderful trekking route 184 km divided into 10 stages of Via Verde including the historic Sacro Monte of Varese and it is a must-see activity. Not to mention the climbing walls spread, from Campo dei Fiori, to get to theì cliff of Brezzo di Bedero, Cassano Valcuvia and San Martino, perfect for climb roped together.
To close the circle Varese land sports are the numerous golf courses scattered throughout the territory, starting from the historic club in Luvinate, with the green which directly overlooks the breathtaking scenery of Lake Varese.
So… What are you waiting sports tourist to come to Varese?
And remember that Hotel Ungheria is a perfect solution if you love sports: in addition to being in the heart of Varese but close to means of easy access to all points of interest, we are a very well equipped Bike Hotel and alrso we offer numerous packages for other sports, especially for horseriding.