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Lake Orta

Orta San Giulio, Italy
+39 329 343 1378
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  • Average2%
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“hidden gem” (17 reviews)
“day trip” (14 reviews)
“stunning views” (11 reviews)
Orta San Giulio, Italy
+39 329 343 1378
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a day here while travelling in our motorhome round the Italian lakes. Orta san Guilio is a lovely place to visit, and we would return to see the island again in the future.

1  Thank flyboyprowler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hidden gem of the Italian lakes was the venue for my daughters wedding The restaurants and hotels are all typically boutique, Small but pleasant.

1  Thank brianbakerphoto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a B&B villa overlooking the lake. It changes with the light. Never perfectly smooth, but a sheen. Sunrise and sunset particularly pretty. Great for swimming (warmer than the south of England) Interesting trips available with the frequent boat service from Orta San...More

1  Thank wrak
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful part of Italy! The views are fantastic and it is a short but fun boat ride out to the island with the Basilica San Giulio which is also definitely worth visiting. Fun restaurants along the piazza. Definitely worth visiting for a day...More

2  Thank goneinaheartbeat
Reviewed 12 September 2017

After a long days driving from France, we stopped in Lake Orta and weren't disappointing! the lake is the perfect temperature (we went in August) and so beautifully clear.

1  Thank LexiLondon1992
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Away from the far more popular Lake Maggiore, Lake Orta is an oasis of tranquility and relaxation. The setting is characterized by beautiful nature, a quaint little town with narrow streets and the main square appears like a scene out of a movie from the...More

2  Thank Duschan T
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Even on sunday not much visitors. Quite peaceful and calm area. Not a must see place for me! You can visit san gulio island by boat. Sone cafes and restaurants are available but donnot expect much. All the area is avarage for food.

1  Thank duygusrpl
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The big but! Parking is limited, so, when you park in the car park and come back to find the ticket machine doesn't work and the help line doesn't help, it can be VERY frustrating! Idiots! The train ran frequently all the time we didn't...More

1  Thank LW86500
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This was one of the stops on our group tour and we were stunned by the beauty of this smallish but remarkable lake. San Giulio Island is the highlight and is the centerpiece of most lake photos. There is a peaceful feel to this lake,...More

1  Thank Terry S
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Some nice walks by the lake. took the public boat service to the top of the lake. found a nice spot to swim in the lake.

1  Thank karenhenson
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26 June 2017|
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Response from GattoViziato | Reviewed this property |
You can check this website motoscafisti
13 June 2017|
Response from GattoViziato | Reviewed this property |
You can take a train from the city of Arona near lake Maggiore it will take you 4 hrs to get to Lucerne