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Address: Orta San Giulio, Italy
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A beautiful small lake

As it is not as well known as the bigger lakes in this region it has not been over developed The small lakeside villages are very pretty and worth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

As it is not as well known as the bigger lakes in this region it has not been over developed The small lakeside villages are very pretty and worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

we just stayed one day, but it is a very romantic, calm and wonderful lake. because there were no cars allowed you can really enjoy the small village.

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Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Not crowded with tourists; much better than Lake Maggiore and Lake Como. Just come and relax and enjoy.

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Martinez, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Beautiful (especially from Orta San Giulio), quiet, romantic, rustic. For us, far preferable to the busy, larger lakes (Maggiore and Como). We enjoyed a quiet stroll around the OSG peninsula. From many vantage points, we enjoyed the view of the island (especially when golden under the night lights).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Beautiful and serene. Well worth the visit as well as a stroll around the town of Orta San Giulio. The water is so clear it is worth taking your swimmers along and going in for a dip where the locals are swimming. So very relaxing.

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Radstock, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This review is to make you aware that although the trip was an optional tour as part of our holiday to Lake Maggiore (Magnificent Maggiore organised by Travelsphere), the coach trip did not actually take place due to lack of numbers. Complaints were made to the tour manager, but this fell on deaf ears. THIS WARNING IS POSTED JUST IN... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Let me start by saying I was in two minds about writing a review about Giulio San Orta, simply because I don’t want many more people finding out about this hidden gem! We toured all of the lakes during our trip, and none of the places that we visited came close to this little provincial town. There are not too... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Really fantastic views all around the lake, with lots of easy access points to take a tip in the crystal clear waters. The water is beautiful; so clean and clear you can see the myriad tiny little fish swimming around (my little boy and I spent a lot of time trying to catch them with a net). The locals all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Really enjoyed our3 night stay at La Calla. So convenient to everything, situated on 1st floor, all modern amenities provided as described in Advertisement. The Lake, crystal clear and surrounding vistas are beautiful, highly recommended.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

If you're looking to hire a road bike or mountain bike in the Lake Orta area, I'd encourage you to visit Massimo at Sport e Bike in Omegna. He has great rates and the bikes are in very good condition. We hired two great quality road bikes for two days, purchased a few items such as drink bottles, and the... More 

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Address: Orta San Giulio, Italy
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