The route is set mainly in Arona, with a few stops in Angera where the Rocca di Angera is located, one of the few fortresses still totally intact in Italy.
Arona is an Italian town on the shores of Lake Maggiore, conveniently connected to Milan by highway.
The city was the birthplace of St. Charles Borromeo, the cardinal considered among the greatest reformers of the Catholic Church in the sixteenth century. Arona is a little gem on the lake, perfect to visit with family, friends and your partner. Our route will take you to the total discovery of the country, a mix of medieval fortresses, majestic historical monuments and a lake view that will keep you company throughout the day.
With our tour you will have the day organized from the morning, including where to park, until the evening, including “what to visit” and the best places to have lunch, all on your smartphone with your location in real time.
We will take you to discover the two twin fortresses, the one in Arona almost totally destroyed and the one in Angera, still intact and fully open to visitors, which is located on the homonymous town on the other side of the lake reachable in 5 minutes by boat. You will be admired by the majesty of the Colossus of St. Charles Borromeo, a statue 23.5 meters high made in honor of the cardinal and the second highest statue in the world after the Statue of Liberty.
The things to see do not end here, there is a beautiful walk on the lake, where you can also have lunch with an unparalleled view, there are beautiful villas and historic churches, you will also take a ride on the boat and much more!
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