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Cute Piazza!

When visiting Italy, you get to see a fair few piazza's and this one was pretty cute and authentic... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
Center of the Island

This is the main hub of Orta. It's filled with restaurants and, the day we were there, an outdoor... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
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Piazza Motta, Orta San Giulio, Italy
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

When visiting Italy, you get to see a fair few piazza's and this one was pretty cute and authentic. The surrounded buildings aren't perfectly manicured but they hold a wonderful charm that makes this a lovely piazza to visit. The piazza has a nice view...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

This is the main hub of Orta. It's filled with restaurants and, the day we were there, an outdoor market. It's the place from which the ferry and private boats leave for Isola San Guilio.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

It’s a small and beautiful Piazza, Instagram like! But nothing crazy, you are done in 10 minutes and not a lot to discover except for some restaurants and a few shops.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Parked in the public car parks early in the morning, walked down to the piazza through the narrow cobbled streets. Several shops, lots of restaurants, boats to Isola San Gulio. Sit in a restaurant by the lake, have a cappuccino or gelato or both, watch...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

The little square is the heart of Orta. The square faces the lake with all the boats to reach the S. Giulio island. The square is small and on Sunday can be very crowded but even full of people is simply fantastic

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

After walking through the beautiful streets and shops, we came to the main square for something to eat. They have coffee shops and a few restaurants to choose from. It was a lovely sunny day and it was a beautiful visit

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

This charming piazza borders the West Bank of the lovely lake Orta right in the middle of the charming old town.There are plenty options for having meal or just a drink.Public parking is about a ten minute walk to the Piazza the return journey is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank RaymondH719
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This is the main square in town and a very active place. One side of the square is the lakefront with a small park with benches and lots of boats heading out across the lake, mostly to the island. There are lots of restaurants on...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Its a calm place with many tiny streets that take you to different areas. You can eat or have a gelato or maybe buy a thing or two. You can also take boat trips from here. Overall its a nice experience to visit the center...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank toxic_fuego
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

This square is where a lot of action occurs. The dock is here to catch the boat to San Giulio Island. There are shops and restaurants here along with the ever-popular gelato stores. There are no less than five of these stores within 200 meters...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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