Route Manzoni A walk that remembers the literature of Manzoni, starts from the area south of Lecco and passes by the places, still existing today, referenced in the famous novel: The Betrothed (Promessi Sposi).
A sort of path that goes through the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, through the four main villas of Lake Como: Villa Carlotta, Villa Melzi, Villa Monastero and Villa Mylius Vigoni, which treasure the paintings and sculptures of a particular artistic interest and culture, dating back to the golden age of the lake.
Centovalli It is the name of a valley in the Canton Ticino, which begins in Intragna and finishes near the border with Switzerland; very interesting to see, even more so if the visit takes place going across it by train, which passes over several bridges and galleries, huge cliffs and spectacular waterfalls.
Santa Caterina del Sasso
A retreat placed on a rock overlooking the Verbano. Nearby there is also the Monastery of Cairate, The Cloister of Voltorre and the Abbey of Ganna.
It is a fascinating Mariano itinerary immersed in the Natural Park of Campo Dei Fiori, which spans for about 2 km of beech, chestnut and hazelnut trees, along which you can visit the 14 chapels built by the most important Lombardi artists of the seventeenth century. It is one of the most visited places in the area, thanks to the splendid view it offers from the top.
One of the most beautiful villas of Varese: on the stables and saloons are exposed over a hundred works by contemporary artists, in addition to the detailed and rich décor that recalls the period from the fourteenth to the nineteenth century.
It is also a privileged location for numerous international level art displays.
Museo of Dolls – Rock of Angera
Since 1988, by expressed desire of Princess Bona Borromeo Arese, the Museum of Dolls and Toys exposes more than a thousand dolls of various materials, made from the eighteenth century to these days. There are twelve rooms are devoted to the display, flanked by single-issue separated sections: one dedicated to dolls and toys from non-European cultures, the other, to the collection of the Petit Musée du Costume de Tours, collected by Giséle Pesché.
Three elements characterize the local cuisine. The first, fish caught in the waters of the lake Lario (Como); let’s remember the species: Lavarello, Perch fish, Alborelle and the "Misultin". Then we remember the typical cuisine from the Como Valleys, and polenta, often present in the typical Lombardia cuisine, accompanied by local meats or cheeses. Finally, dishes with meat, the most typical of our area is called "Verzata”.
Instead, Varese boasts a wide range of cheeses and cured meats: among them we remember the Formaggella del Luinese DOP, prepared with whole raw goat’s milk "Camosciata of the Alps" and " Nera Verzasca", and the Violino di Capra, special cured ham obtained from goat or sheep’s thights, matured in a semi-wild state.
For vegetarians we offer Toma, Sancarlin and Furmagina from Vares. Other typical products are macaroons from Gallarate, peaches from Monate, cookies from Gavirate (Brutti e Buoni), honey and chestnuts jams from Brinzio, grappas and other bitter drinks.
Gardaland Waterpark It is a park full of fun, adrenaline and numerous water attractions, ideal to spend a carefree summer. It offers special services for children, reserving for them a special area.
The park is located in Milan and it is open daily from June 1st to September 2nd, from 10am to 7pm.
It is a small village where you can freely enjoy having fun and relax for a few hours. Inside, you can enjoy the swimming pools with slides, vast green spaces, including different soccer fields and also an open-air nightclub that offers different themed nights. Open throughout the summer season, a few kilometers from Mozzate.
It is the ideal place to relax and keep fit, making the most of the gym and the different available services, including Turkish bath, sauna, relaxation shower and much more. Located right next to our property.
Offers the possibility to get closer to riding, providing spaces dedicated to take care of these animals and offering courses for children and adults. It is located in Gorla Minore (VA) and is open daily, except from Sundays and Mondays.
La Pinetina Golf Club
It is an important sport area, which contains several open spaces, including different golf courses, a swimming pool (open during summer), and other areas surrounded by greenery. It is located in Appiano Gentile.
San Siro Stadium
The stadium for the two Milanese teams - Inter and AC Milan - within which there is a museum dedicated to them. There is also the opportunity to visit the nearby football field, locker rooms, VIP box seats and much more. Guided visits are possible in different languages and they last 30 minutes. For some years now, it also hosts major concerts of the best national and international artists.
Also known as the green heart of Lombardy, it is the perfect place to take a slow and relaxing walk in the company of nature and animals.
It spans through 15 towns and is located at a short walk from our hotel. Here you will have the opportunity to practice Nordic walking or hiking with trails equipped with interactive educational panels, designed to get to know more about nature topics.