Cannero Riviera and the granite museum in Baveno
Description of offer
Departure in the early morning for Cannero Riviera, a small town with an intimate and romantic lakefront nestled in a luxuriant nature among camellias, lemons and cedars. The waters in front of the Castelli di Cannero are among the cleanest on Lake Maggiore. Visit of the historic center of this ancient village that presents in every corner historical and architectural traces of all merit. It was the summer residence of Massimo d'Azeglio. Free time on the lakefront, a charming succession of villas and ancient buildings that leads to the ancient port of the nineteenth century. Free lunch. In the afternoon, continuation towards Baveno, an enchanting lakeside town of Roman origin, known for its mineral waters and for its pink granite quarries, it is a renowned tourist and holiday center. Among the architectural beauties that can be visited are the parish church of the SS. Gervasio and Protasio and the Baptistery, while the characteristic promenade of the lakefront offers the visitor a beautiful view of the Borromean Islands. Visit to the Granum museum space, housed in a hall of the historic Palazzo Pretorio, a multimedia and multisensory information point dedicated to the Rosa granite and its historical and economic importance for the Baveno area, also designed to represent the wealth of routes and places stone in the territory of Verbano Cusio Ossola.
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