Destination of the Month: Lake Maggiore & Lake Orta
Untouched nature, Italian specialties, a huge variety of cultural heritage and crystal-clear water: the region around Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta is without a doubt one of the most beautiful destinations in Northern Italy featuring a vast selection of fantastic event venues!
Lake Maggiore – Italy’s second largest lake – forms the border between the regions Piedmont, on the lake’s famous western bank, and Lombardy. The lake extends for around 65 km between Locarno and Arona and is situated on the south side of the Alps. Along the waterside, there are numerous small towns, where you still find the typical Italian lifestyle. The most popular ones are e.g. Verbania, Stresa, Angera or Luino. It is especially the breathtaking scenery which Lake Maggiore is famous for: wonderful small islands, famous botanic gardens, typical Italian alleys and a fascinating landscape turn it into the ideal destination for incentive tours or events.
The perfect destination for incentive travel & employee trips
Especially the Borromean Islands Isola Bella and Isola dei Pescatori are absolutely worth seeing! Other popular destinations are all the famous botanic gardens which impress particularly because of their huge variety of exotic plants.
Also lovers of the Italian cuisine do not come off badly: the rice fields in the Piedmont region provide the base for various rice dishes, the famous Risotti. Moreover, the region around the Lake Maggiore is also famous for its delicious cheese such as the Bettelmatt or Gorgonzola.
Apart from Lake Maggiore, also Lake Orta is a nice destination for events or employee trips. It is the smallest of the Northern Italian Lakes and is located to the west of Lake Maggiore in the Piedmont region. Also Lake Orta has a wonderful landscape, crystal-clear water and nice towns such as Sacro Monte d’Orta or Orta San Guilio.
In addition, you find a lot of elegant villas, castles and hotels around Lake Orta and Lake Maggiore which are the perfect venues for business events, team buildings or incentive trips. A nice example is Villa Crespi, which is located right on Lake Orta’s waterfront. From product launches in the automotive industry over landscape gardening incentives up to themed customer trips: the idyllic region of Lake Maggiore and Lake Como is perfectly suited for events of any kind!