Località Gaggiolo -, 21030 Orino (Varese)
Inside the Regional Park “Campo dei Fiori”, this Farm Holiday produces blueberries, raspberries, chestnuts and marroni. It offers staying in apartments and the possibility to spend a peaceful holiday in the nature, with total independence.
The farming, that extends on a surface of 3.5 hectares of lawn, cultivations and wood, owns three houses. The one destined to our guests is located in a central position and overlooks a wide plane from the front, the wood from the back and the little-fruit's lines from the sides.
The building, completely restored following the local tradition, with materials like wood, stones and red bricks, is divided into two apartments, both with their own access. By request, they can become communicating, creating a single house ideal for one big family or a small group of friends.
Both the apartments are completely furnished in country style and have all the tools you can need for the kitchen, for ironing and for the garden.
The apartment A, called “Raspberries” as it overlooks the raspberry-lines, is a one-roomed flat of 64m². In the living room there are the kitchenette and the table, a double sofa-bed and the TV; up-stairs there are two single beds on intermediate floor. The bathroom has got the shower.
The apartment B, called “Blueberries” as it overlooks the blueberry-lines, is a two-roomed flat of 126m² on two floors plus intermediate floor. On the ground floor there are the living room with fire, two sofas, table and tv; the kitchen and the bathroom -with bathtub. At first floor there are the bedroom with a double bed, two small terraces and two single beds on intermediate floor.
The Farm-Holiday lies inside the Regional Park “Campo dei Fiori” and has direct access to the Park's trail number 10 A that goes from Velate to Orino (12Km long, 4h time, drop from 511m to 442 m of height) passing through the wood. From the centre of Orino village, reachable in 15 minutes walking or in 5 minutes by car, it is possible to take the trails 2 to the Orino Fort and 10 B to Brinzio. All the park's trails are practicable on foot, by mountain-bike or riding a horse. In the nearby there are two menèges which organize private or group ridings.
The Farm is also a good starting point to visit the whole Lakes Region, which includes Lake Maggiore, Lake Como, Lake Lugano and the smaller Lake Varese and Monate.
In about 10 minutes by car you can reach the lake side in Gavirate, where a cycle track goes around all the lake. At Schiranna (20 minutes far) you can rent canoes.
From Laveno Mombello on Lake Maggiore, (20 minutes far) you can go by boat on the Piedmonts side of the lake and on the Borromeo Islands, or you can stop on a bathing beach on the coast towards Luino.
The city of Varese, with her beautiful villas in liberty style, the downtown full of shops, the racecourse and the ice rink, is reachable in 25 minutes by car. The Sacro Monte, with the ancient monastery and the astrophysical observatory, is also worth seeing (40 minutes far).
In Comerio, on the way from Gavirate to Varese, there is a swimming pool (15 minutes far). For golf players, there is the Luvinate Golf Club (25 minutes). The city of Milan is reachable in about one houre and a half (65Km far).
We visited there a week from 18-25 August. Couple + two children. Spectacular location, Within the forest. Surrounded by berries. The apartment is very well maintained and pleasant. Clean, well equipped (only we did not have an electric kettle). The hosts were very nice and tried to help us as to as they could. Good location, between Lakes. Strongly recommend.
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We stayed a week at i maronni and had a wonderful time. The setting was beautiful, and the cottage very comfortable, quietly and peacefully set a little out of the way on the edge of a large regional park, which has excellent walking trails. It was a very good place to use as a base for travels by car around the area of lago Maggiore and Como. Once we got a sense of the small town area around the agriturismo, it was relatively easy to get around, find what we needed and do our travels. Dinners out in local restaurants or on our serene outdoor veranda were a real pleasure.
Best equipped apartment. Super well maintained, both inside and outside the plant. Landlords who are live on the site exceptionally helpful and friendly. You can recommend this property without hesitation.
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