The mountain a few steps from the lake

Mottarone is located between Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta and it is considered one of the most beautiful natural landscapes in the region of Piedmont and beyond.

Its orographic formation allows the eye to span from the Po Valley to the peaks of the Alps. What catches the visitor’s attention is certainly the peak of Monte Rosa and seven lakes (Lake Maggiore, Lake Orta, Lake Mergozzo, Lake Varese, Lake Comabbio, Lake Monate and Lake Biandronno). Mottarone is the perfect place to enjoy in every season: winter sports, but also trekking and mountain biking in the summer. Try Alpyland, a thrilling sledge-lift ride at full speed down its slopes! You may also try the many typical local dishes in charming restaurants.

In addition…

The Mottarone Adventure Park is a new Lake Maggiore attraction where adventure and entertainment combine with the desire to rediscover nature. The Park welcomes the public with 4 trails of different levels of difficulty starting from children 3 years old and up. Ideal for spending an exciting day with family and friends in full safety thanks to the continuous lifeline system.

The Alpinia Botanical Garden is in Alpino (Stresa). The Botanical Garden covers an area of about 40,000 square meters with a terrace that offers a spectacular view of Lake Maggiore, the Borromean Islands and the surrounding peaks. If hosts about 1,000 alpine species to admire.

Nearby there are additional tourist attractions: Sacro Monte di Orta (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Lake Orta, Orta San Giulio, Omegna, Pettenasco, Stresa, Baveno and the Borromean Islands


  • 1,492 meters above sea level
  • Verbano Cusio Ossola Province (Piedmont)
  • The peak can be reached following two roads: the 41 provincial road (climbing up from Armeno) and “La Borromea” toll road
Large Section: Western Alps
Large Sector: Northwestern Alps
Section: Pennine Alps
Subsection: Biellese and Cusiane Alps
Subrange: Cusiane Alps
Range: Mottarone Massif

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