For the little ones but not only, in Pombia, about half an hour’s drive from the Camping Playa di Valverde along the road to Lake Maggiore, there is the Safari Park wildlife park. Within the area there are several animals: lions, giraffes, rhinos, hippos, zebras, tigers and many other 4 and 2-legged friends. Also within the park there is also an entertainment area with many attractions. 2 large parks to spend a day of leisure and pure fun. In the safari zoo you can choose to enter with your car or get on the train for a fun, wild animal tour. Visit the Zoo website for more information:http://www.safaripark.it
The nearby city of Novara (10 km.) Has many historic buildings of great interest, such as the Broletto, which houses the archaeological section of the Museo Novarese and the historical-artistic section. Do not miss a visit to the Basilica of San Gaudenzio with the famous Dome of the Antonelli, the churches of San Martino, San Marco, San Pietro al Rosario, and San Nazzaro della Costa. A visit is also a must for the Cathedral and the annexed Baptistery and Antonelliani Porticato, whose current structure dates back to the second half of the nineteenth century. Antonelli is also home to the wonderful Casa Bossi, home to many cultural initiatives. Novara is also an important city for gastronomy, especially for the famous gorgonzola, the “paniscia”, delicious salami, all the salami of Duja and for the typical ” biscuits of Novara “. Not to forget the prestigious wines of the Colline Novaresi such as Ghemme. For more information on the city of Novara visit: http://www.comune.novara.it.
Easily accessible the beautiful city of Turin, the capital of Piedmont that combines the richness of its history, a new imprint of the European city. The places to visit are innumerable, above all the prestigious and just modernized Egyptian Museum, second only to that of Cairo (http://www.museoegizio.it), as well as Palazzo Madama and the Casaforte degli Acaja, architectural and historical complex located in Piazza Castello and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Not secondary the gastronomic and oenological vocation, which make it one of the capitals of Italian cuisine.