PARKS AND NATURE

BEST NATURAL PARKS IN THE ALPS

STRESA BORROMEO ISLANDS

STRESA AND THE BEAUTIFUL BORROMEO ISLANDS   Stresa is a renowned international holiday destination on Lake Maggiore, which offers a unique variety of excursions, events and cultural highlights.   WHAT…

COMACINA ISLAND AND OSSUCCIO

An oasis for nature lovers. This island is located just in front of the village of Sala Comacina and can be reached by boat in a couple of minutes from the…

SAN GIULIO ISLAND

LAKE ORTA - SAN GIULIO ISLAND AND ITS MONASTERY   Whoever goes to Lake Orta is irresistibly drawn to the captivating village. The ancient village of Orta San Giulio faces the spectacular Island of…

THE FORRA ROAD OF TREMOSINE

Described by Winston Churchill as the eighth wonder of the world, the Strada della Forra or the Way of the Gorge, crosses the Brasa river gorge from Lake Garda to…

VAL MASINO AND VAL DI MELLO

VAL MASINO AND VAL DI MELLO NATURE AND CLIMBING PARADISE   The Val Masino and its side valleys are described as a climbing paradise thanks to the vertiginous granite walls…

MAINAU ISLAND

MAINAU ISLAND THE QUEEN OF THE FLOWERS   The Island of Mainau, only a few kilometres from Constance, is one of the most unforgettable attractions for garden lovers.   WHAT…

ACQUAFRAGGIA WATERFALLS

A SPECTACLE OF THE NATURE, THE ACQUAFRAGGIA WATERFALLS IN PIURO   The high Acquafraggia waterfalls are situated in Piuro a town of Bregaglia Valley. With a double jumps of 150m,…

MONTE BARRO NATURAL PARK

MONTE BARRO NATURAL PARK AND CHURCH OF SANTA MARIA   Monte Barro geographically separates the Lecco area of the Lake Como from the Padana plain. The temperate climate facilitates the…

THE TYPICAL CROTTI

CROTTI OF VAL CHIAVENNA AND THE "SOREL" AIR   The Crotti of Valchiavenna are natural ravines which penetrate within the remains of ancient landslides in the distant past have become…

THE RHEINFALL

RHEINFALL THE WATERFALLS OF THE RHINE   The Rheinfall (Rhine falls) also known as the Schaffhausen Waterfalls, offer a grandiose spectacle. In the centre stands a mighty rock that has been…