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Smartway experiences in Val d’Ossola Experiences Local life

Val d'Ossola

While in town, don’t miss the chance to discover the surroundings and all everything that the village can offer you through authentic experiences in true Smartway style!

Val d’Ossola is a land full of possibilities, every point on the list below can be mixed to create ad hoc packages based on the needs and wishes of Smartway workers and combining the various points of strength of each valley. For examples, you could focus on Val Bognanco and create your own experience’s pack such as: excursion to the alpine lake + afternoon at the spa + tour to discover the local mineral waters

What can you do?

Food & Drink : Ossola and its valleys have always been a guarantee of typical products of the highest quality, limited production and off the beaten track.

  • Guided tours with tasting to discover the native vineyards
  • Guided tours with tasting in local dairies / charcuterie factories
  • Half day discovering how honey is made
  • Walking tour discovering the local natural mineral water springs
  • Ossola cooking workshop: pasta and bajan, typical dish of Masera – Ossola gnocchi
  • Tour to the ancient mill of Beura with “polenta” dinner in a characteristic tavern

Sport: During your workation, regenerate mind and body in a unique and natural location!

  • Yoga and pilates sessions in nature
  • Waters sport: water skiing, wakeboard, wakesurf, banana boat, flyboard, kayak, sup
  • Canyoning
  • Adventure parks
  • Horse’s riding in Valle Vigezzo
  • Rental and guided tours with mountain bikes and e-bikes

Trekking and excursions: From the wildest valleys to the most touristic and popular ones, Ossola is a paradise for lovers of nature and trekking, the choice is not lacking! During the numerous treks, you will encounter splendid woods, lakes, peaks and millenary paths. If you are lucky, you will also come across local wildlife: roe deer, ibex, deer, marmots and many others!

  • Parco Nazionale Alpe Veglia
  • Parco Nazionale Val Grande
  • Valle Antrona
  • Val Vigezzo
  • Val Bognanco
  • Valle Antigorio e Formazza
  • Val Divedro
  • Valle Anzasca
  • Foliage tour with a historic train (fall season)

Local Life: live like a local, get to know the community and their culture through social experiences!

  • Pottery workshop
  • Painting workshop (e.g. paint the village)
  • Town “sagre” throughout the year (eg. World Meeting of Chimney Sweeps in the Vigezzo Valley,
    Historic Grape Festival in Masera, mushroom festival in Trontano, etc.), Christmas Markets
  • “Serate in Piazzetta” – personalized evening events organized in the village by the locals that usually take place in the little square in front of the Widespread B&B. The evenings usually includes wine/food tasting and unique concerts such us: Celtic night!

All the experiences are arranged with previous booking. Email us to book your favorite ones!

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