There is no greater glory for a man so long as he lives than that which he achieves by his own hands and his feet.

(Homer, Odissey, VIII, 147-148)


The entire territory of Lake Maggiore, with its valleys and hills, offers thousands of opportunities for trekking of all types and levels of difficulty.
Not to be missed, the wonderful Ticino Park, accessible by the Castelletto Ticino and Sesto Calende countries.


In all the lakes that surround us, and above all in Lake Maggiore, you can practice many water sports: canoeing, kayaking, rafting, yachting, sailing, water skiing and underwater activities. The extensive area of Lake Maggiore allows you to try these long-distance sports, surrounded by natural landscapes of rare beauty.
At Cerro di Laveno, just 10 minutes drive from our hotel, the Sailing Center offers sailing courses for adults and children, boat licenses and boat excursions, even guided tours. By reservation you can enjoy the sunset with a cocktail in front of the Eremo of Santa Caterina del Sasso…


There are many alternative routes that bike enthusiasts can discover along the shores of our lakes. The roads that surround Lake Maggiore represent the ideal route for those who want to make sport and stay fit but at the same time relax at the sight of unique landscapes of their kind; The same goes for the cycle track that runs along the Varese and Comabbio Lakes for a total of about 40 km.


For all riding enthusiasts, close to our hotel, we offer the horse-riding center “I Cavalieri del Lago” for riding lessons or walks to discover the beautiful landscapes that surround us.


A few kilometers from our hotel, in Travedona Monate, the Lakes Golf is waiting for you to spend days immersed in the green of the secular trees that delimit the path. From the track, consisting of 18 holes for more experienced players and more, you can admire fragments of Monte Rosa and Lake Maggiore.


For motorcycle and danger lovers, 1 km away from our hotel, the Crossbug Acqua Negra offers a 1850 meter wide suitable for even the less experienced!
Open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.


To spend a pleasant day on the snow, the slopes of the Centro Fondo Brinzio are waiting for you at the slopes of Campo dei Fiori, just 20 km from our hotel!
The trails are suitable for everyone, experts and not. Free admission, rental equipment and private lessons, individual or group lessons; Ask more information directly to the teachers:


The lakeshore shores are a real paradise for winter sports enthusiasts. Around Lake Maggiore there are several ski resorts. These ski resorts, of small size, each year hosts skiing, cross-country skiing, mountaineering, snowboarding and popular snowshoes. In fact, starting from Val Formazza, where the plants of Formazzaski, Riale and San Michele are located, you descend to Alpe Devero, renowned for the lovers of freeride snowboarding. The ski day at the foot can then continue in Val Divedro, where the ski resorts of San Domenico – Alpe Ciamporino are located. Domodossola, on the other hand, walks along the slopes of Mount Moncucco, on the snow of the famous Domobianca area, while in the nearby Val Antrona, Cheggio offers slopes suitable especially for the youngest and beginners. But it’s not all, just a few minutes drive from Lake Maggiore you can come across Macugnaga, in Val Anzasca, where you can admire the wonderful Monte Rosa from the slopes of Belvedere and Monte Moro. It is not only the Alps that welcome snow lovers. In fact, above Stresa, in the Borromeo Gulf, there are the plants of the Mottarone, while on Premeno, in the High Lake Maggiore, there are the plants of Pian di Sole. 20 minutes from Luino, Passo della Forcora offers snow lovers implants skiing for mountaineering. For more information click on


Nature, Fun, Health… all this is Nordic Walking!
After the end of the ski season, the activity of the Fondo Brinzio Center continues with organized courses and exits that offer the opportunity to learn more about our territory, to breathe pure air in the beautiful forests of the Campo dei Fiori park and to practice this new activity, ideal for achieve a good physical fitness in a healthy and fun way!