This is how holiday rental owners described Castelveccana
Caldè is located in the most picturesque of Lake Maggiore, enclosed between the bank of the lake and the hills. The area offers various sports activities ( swimming, canoeing , sailing, windsurfing , tennis) and hiking , always surrounded by nature and the countryside. enjoying views ever-new .
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A few kilometers away is a center for horse riding. Golf club 20 km away.
Every Wednesday , since 1541 , the famous market of Luino fascinates his audience, vast and cosmopolitan .
The village of Caldè has its origins in the early Middle Ages
when the country was dominated by the castle which stood on the historic fortress. In the architectural complex survive today the church of Saint Veronica , once a time it was the chapel of the castle and some portions of the walls.
In subsequent centuries the country develops according to his two vocations : fishing and kilns for the lime of which remain to this day the evocative ruins .
Near the village there are many places of cultural and historical value , we mention only a few, easily accessible : the Church of St. George in Sarigo , the Collegiate Brezzo Bedero , the imperial tower in Maccagno , the Abbey of s. Gemolo in Ganna , the Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso , the Villa della Porta Bozzolo, the Rocca of Angera, the Borromean Islands, reached by boat from the nearby Laveno.
In the town of Castelveccana and neighboring towns are held throughout the year a variety of festivals, culinary specialties and linked to local traditions and folklore ( festivals fish , polenta , potato , mushrooms, chestnuts, landing Emperor in Maccagno, etc. .. ) .
Between July and September the nearby Collegiate Church of St. Victor Brezzo Bedero draws an audience of refined its " International Concert Season " of classical music.
Among the most interesting opportunities and international reach there are: the International Film Festival of Locarno, Lugano Estival Jazz , the prestigious Stresa Festival , the Festival of theater and comedy Luino , Varese Gospel Festival , the Boat Festival Verbania and many others.
Vacation in a holiday home at Lake Maggiore
Located to the south of the Alps between Switzerland and Italy, Lake Maggiore is a large, deep lake which exerts an influence on the climate in the surrounding area, allowing exotic plants to thrive. Holiday houses around Lake Maggiore are surrounded by carefully cultivated gardens and provide a peaceful retreat set amidst the majestic splendour of the Lombardy landscape.
Holiday apartments in the Swiss mountains and sunny Italy
Wherever you look for holiday houses, Lake Maggiore with its variegated scenery has much to offer. Holiday homes in the upper part are completely alpine in character, while holiday apartments in the middle region have a more Italian flavour. The lake maintains a higher temperature during winter, while in the summer its gentle breezes cool the surrounding area. During July and August, the water stays at the perfect temperature of 20 °C.
Activities and events in the vicinity of Lake Maggiore
If you stay in holiday homes near Locarno, you might like to visit its famous film festival which attracts cinephiles from around the world every August. A vacation in a holiday home is also the perfect choice for families with children who will have fun at Lake Maggiore Adventure Park, aside from which the lake is great for sailing, windsurfing, or simply swimming and sunbathing.
You can also book a lesson and try paragliding to see the incredible lake formations from above, or rent a mountain bike and try the picturesque alpine routes. If you are looking for winter holiday rentals you will love the skiing as well as the Nordic walking near Varese. The lake's unspoilt nature and the best climate in Switzerland are well worth getting to know as there many holiday rentals and holiday houses to choose from and major cultural events to enjoy all year round.