Music and entertainment

The Lake Maggiore area is home to many cultural festivals and events held throughout the year.

Classical music events include the Settimane Musicali of Stresa from May to September, and the “Classicamente” series of concerts held in Verbania in May and June. In Arona the International Organ Festival “Sonata Organi” takes place in June and July, and the acoustic guitar festival “Un paese a sei corde” is held on Lake Orta from June to September.

On the Lombard shore of Lake Maggiore, the festival of Theatre and Comedy takes the stage in Luino every summer, while the city of Varese hosts the Varese Gospel Festival and the “Cortisonici” short film festival. Last but not least, the city of Novara presents a Gospel Festival, the Novara Cine Festival and the Novara Street Festival.

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Lake Maggiore and Lake Mergozzo
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Lake Orta
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Novara hills
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Varese and the east shore
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Ossola Valleys
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The events center Il Maggiore opens its doors for the first Season

Top Events

Musica da Bere 2019

Santa Maria Maggiore, From 6 July to 28 August 2019

Vette d'Artificio 2019

Macugnaga, San Domenico, Santa Maria Maggiore and Piana di Vigezzo, From 27 July to 14 August 2019

Fireworks festival 2019

Lake Maggiore, Lake Orta, the Ossola Valleys and the Park of Ticino, From 30 June to 1 September 2019

35th JazzAscona

Ascona (Switzerland), From 20 June to 29 June 2019

AmenoBlues

Ameno, From 28 June to 7 July 2019

Musica da Bere 2019

Santa Maria Maggiore, From 6 July to 28 August 2019

Vette d'Artificio 2019

Macugnaga, San Domenico, Santa Maria Maggiore and Piana di Vigezzo, From 27 July to 14 August 2019

Fireworks festival 2019

Lake Maggiore, Lake Orta, the Ossola Valleys and the Park of Ticino, From 30 June to 1 September 2019

35th JazzAscona

Ascona (Switzerland), From 20 June to 29 June 2019

AmenoBlues

Ameno, From 28 June to 7 July 2019

Conventions and Meetings

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The beautiful countryside around Lake Maggiore offers peerless convention facilities. With its natural and artistic beauties boasts a long tradition in the meeting and convention hosting sector with many excellent venues and services, and unrivalled hospitality facilities. Quality, hospitality and the varied and beautiful scenery make it one of the preferred destinations for visitors from all around the world.