Things to see and do - Orta San Giulio
Orta San Giulio :
Unmissable tourist sites
Orta San Giulio Travel guide
Orta San Giulio : Michelin's recommendations
Boasting a delightful location on the tip of a peninsula jutting into Orta lake, Orta San Giulio is a popular summer holiday resort. Its narrow streets are lined with old houses and its town hall (the palazzotto) is adorned with frescoes. A charming town in the heart of stunning region, Orta San Giulio was evangelised in the 4C by St Julius.
Tourist attractions Orta San Giulio : Things to see and do
This tiny (300m long and 160m wide) jewel of an island on Lake Orta houses the Basilica di San Giulio, probably founded in the 4C. Inside there is a lovely 12C ambo (pulpit near the choirstalls), decorated with frescoes by the school of Gaudenzio Fer..
Lago d'Orta is separated from Lake Maggiore by Monte Mottarone rising to the northeast. It is bordered by wooded slopes and the tiny islet of Isola San Giuilio, home to a basilica, rises from its still waters. The best view of this delightful picture..
The sanctuary dedicated to St Francis of Assisi and set on a wooded hilltop overlooking Orta San Giulio is a renowned place of pilgrimage. It consists of twenty Baroque chapels, decorated with frescoes that serve as a background to groups of lifelike..
Hotels Orta San Giulio
Via Marconi N 10 I - 28016 Orta San Giulio
The Santa Caterina is on of the first hotels on the shores of Lake Orta, a short walk from the centre of Orta San Giulio. It offers a pleasant garden, and free snacks in the lounge. Rooms at the Santa Caterina are spacious and bright, and come with ..
Via Panoramica 24 I - 28016 Orta San Giulio
Hotel La Bussola is set in a peaceful location on the promontory of Orta San Giulio, overlooking Lago d'Orta and San Giulio Island. It features a garden with swimming pool. All rooms come with satellite TV, minibar, and a private bathroom. An intern..
Via Fava, 18 I - 28016 Orta San Giulio
Restaurants Orta San Giulio
via Olina 18 I - 28016 Orta San Giulio
Overlooking a romantic small square just a stone's throw from the lake, this old 19C inn surprises its diners with its young, creative and exciting cuisine.
via Gippini 11 I - 28016 ORTA SAN GIULIO
piazza Motta 18 I - 28016 Orta San Giulio
This restaurant is in a delightful location on the picturesque small square that faces the embarkation point for San Giulio island. It serves seasonal, Mediterranean cuisine in its two typical, stone-walled dining rooms.
via Fava 18 I - 28016 ORTA SAN GIULIO
A 19C villa in Moorish-style situated on the lake shore. The exuberance of the stucco decor is echoed by the cooking of the enthusiastic Neapolitan chef, who combines technical expertise, colours and flavours to great effect.
via Panoramica 24 I - 28016 ORTA SAN GIULIO