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Lake Orta, Orta San Giulio

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Lake Orta is dotted with romantic buildings that are reflected in the water. The lake's cool, clean waters are likely what's left of a retreating glacier. Walk along the lake's shores and find activities both on and off the water. Travel to the southern or northern end of the lake by train. You can stay in hotels in either area. To visit Lake Orta on your holiday in Orta San Giulio, and find out what else Orta San Giulio has to offer, use our Orta San Giulio trip itinerary builder.
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  • This is a smaller lake than other major Italian lakes but this particular lake is just beautiful with great relaxing walks. Much of this lake is dedicated to the locals which makes it nice.  more »
  • From any side of lake Orta the views are magnificent. In the morning the glassy water reflects the mountains behind the hills. Various water activities such as waterskiing and kayaking, or watching th...  more »
  • It wasn't a lovely sunny day unfortunately but the little island of San Giulio on Lake Orta was a lovely little place. Tiny but lots of little walkways between the houses to explore. The highlight for...  more »