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Pettenasco and San Maurizio d’Opaglio: two beautiful villages on Lake Orta

Someone would say Lake Orta: romance and charming and basically they would be right. The most beautiful villages to visit are concentrated along the shores of this lake. And among these we cannot forget two that, even if rarely mentioned, have a lot to offer to tourists and local citizens. We are talking about Pettenasco and San Maurizio d’Opaglio, which we advise you to see at least once in your life, and you will certainly not be disappointed.

PETTENASCO: HERE’S WHAT TO DO, WHAT TO SEE AND WHAT TO VISIT

Pettenasco? Let’s see what to see, what to visit and what to do. There is certainly no shortage of attractions, travel ideas and tours: all the things to see and do will make your vacation an unforgettable moment. In addition to the wonderful historic center of medieval origins, in Pettenasco we can visit the Church of Saints Audenzio and Caterina, patrons of the village, which was built in the 12th century in Romanesque style. Also not to be missed is a visit to the Museum of the Art of Woodturning, which is part of the Ecomuseum of Lake Orta and Mottarone, which collects numerous objects related to woodworking. Since you’re on the street, go to the Medieval House, home to some city associations and a room used for exhibitions and concerts.

SAN MAURIZIO D’OPAGLIO: HERE’S WHAT TO DO WHAT TO SEE AND WHAT TO VISIT 

If you are wondering what to see, do and visit in San Maurizio d’Opaglio, continue reading. Also in this case there is no shortage of attractions, travel ideas and tours. To make your holiday unforgettable you should definitely visit: Parish Church, Church and Fountain of San Giulio, Oratorio di San Rocco. The patron saint of the municipality S. Maurizio and is celebrated on the 3rd Sun. of September. If you want to have information on the official site of the municipality you will also find events concerning the village. Nearby is the province of Novara, which also includes the towns of Momo, Orta San Giulio. Di Momo, in addition to the characteristic historic center, we can admire the Parish Church, of ancient foundation, which houses numerous works by local artists. While Orta San Giulio offers a suggestive visit to the village full of narrow and winding streets with ancient houses and palaces with wrought iron balconies. In Piazza Mario Motta we find the Palazzo delle Comunità from 1582, while in Via Albertoletti we admire the Giani house of the 15th-15th …

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