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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Ascona's summer fireworks have been canceled

“Luci e Ombre” has been canceled

The events center Il Maggiore opens its doors for the first Season

Top Events

Carrà and Martini. Myth, vision and invention. The graphic work

Verbania - Museo del Paesaggio, From 13 July to 3 October 2021

Arona Music Festival

Arona, From 21 July to 5 August 2021

Meditazioni in Musica

Various location, From 19 August to 5 September 2021

Ossola Guitar Festival

Ossola, From 20 July to 8 August 2021

Festival LagoMaggioreMusica 2021

Arona, Gavirate, Laveno Mombello, Lesa e Sesto Calende, From 29 July to 26 August 2021

Carrà and Martini. Myth, vision and invention. The graphic work

Verbania - Museo del Paesaggio, From 13 July to 3 October 2021

Arona Music Festival

Arona, From 21 July to 5 August 2021

Meditazioni in Musica

Various location, From 19 August to 5 September 2021

Ossola Guitar Festival

Ossola, From 20 July to 8 August 2021

Festival LagoMaggioreMusica 2021

Arona, Gavirate, Laveno Mombello, Lesa e Sesto Calende, From 29 July to 26 August 2021

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.