The prealpine mountains and the hills overlooking Lake Maggiore
An oasis of peace and relaxation for its many visitors
A spectacular combination of nature and spirit
In the territory of Upper Verbano, which from the city of Verbania extends towards the high hills and includes in order of altitude – among others – the municipalities of Arizzano, Vignone, Bée and Premeno, Cannobio and Cannero Riviera and again Ghiffa, Gurro, Oggebbio, Trarego Viggiona, Valle Cannobina and the pre-alpine mountains, steep slopes blanketed by woods offer an oasis of peace and relaxation for the many visitors. There are numerous opportunities to practice sports and recreation, learn about the ancient history of these places inhabited for over 3 thousand years and marvel at the breathtaking views: along these routes nature and spirit come together in a spectacular combination.
The itinerary to be enjoyed by foot among the beautiful views of the Special Nature Reserve of the Sacred Mount of the S.S. Trinità of Ghiffa deserves a special mention. Trinità di Ghiffa, with its Baroque monumental complex of Sacro Monte, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003, boasts a sanctuary and three chapels that celebrate the mystery of the Holy Trinity.
In the territory of the Upper Verbano it is also possible to enjoy outdoor activities in winter in Pian di Sole, with the ski resort by the same name located a few kilometers above Premeno, a hilly town overlooking Verbania, at an altitude slightly higher than a thousand meters above sea level.
Tourist attractions nearby: Castelli di Cannero, Verbania, Isole Borromee, Villa Taranto
- Average altitude 214 meters above sea level
- Verbano Cusio Ossola Province (Piedmont)
Arizzano, Bee, Cannero Riviera, Cannobio,
Ghiffa, Gurro, Oggebbio, Premeno,
Trarego Viggiona, Valle Cannobina, Vignone