Cannobio is another one of Lago Maggiore’s picturesque towns. Dating from the late 900s, the town was substantially, and with historical care, refurbished in the early 2000s. Steps lead down to the town’s lakefront piazza that consists primarily of one restaurant, next to another, next to...more
Many legends revolve around this island castle. The most oft-told makes it the home of local pirates. There is currently no access. It has been under reconstruction for at least the past three years but still serves as an eye-catching landmark.
The village of Carmine Superiore was founded in 975. It is one of the most picturesque in the Lago Maggiore region. Located on the side of a hill about half-way between Cannobio and Cannero Riviera, it is only accessible on foot - about a 15 minute walk up a steep path. It has a small number of full time...more