Stresa and its surroundings

Discover Stresa in the wintertime with numerous activities, sports and events! We are open in the winter season as well and we guarantee you won’t be bored! Who says the winter months on the lake are boring? We say the contrary!  
Mount Mottarone, which rises behind Stresa, offers plenty of opportunities to practice winter sports, and expert instructors will teach your children how to conquer the slopes! The nearby Ossola Valley with renowned skiing locations like Macugnaga, Domobianca, Riale in the Formazza Valley, Santa Maria Maggiore in the Vigezzo Valley and the entire ski area of Neve Azzurra is waiting for you!

There is a variety of events to “heat up” the winter. To name a few: Un Salto nel Passato (A jump back in time) in Baveno, the Real Santa Clause’s Cave in Ornavasso, Christmas markets in Santa Maria Maggiore, Domodossola and many other towns, live nativity scenes, the Festa dei Lumineri in Cannobbio, the various festivities of the Carnival, shows and exhibitions of winter flowers and much more!
Moreover, during the winter months, it is of course possible to visit the many towns and villages around Lake Maggiore.
Discover some of them in the section Free Time.

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