Small hotel restaurant open all year located in Alpe Manegra, a quiet hamlet in natural/alpine surrounding 900 meters in altitude, about 20 kms from Verbania and the Lake Maggiore. It was formerly used as a summer camp in the fifties and sixties and was then called “ Colonia Erminio Verdi ” and has now been renovated in a small inn with 9 rooms and restaurant. The property gives suitable access for disabled people and 2 bedrooms are also equipped for people with disabilities. An ideal starting point for numerous itineraries, paths and trails for trekking, hiking, Nordic walking, fitwalking and Mountain Biking. It lends itself for all types of outdoor activities in the vast area of Oggebbio, Premeno, Aurano, Trarego Viggiona, Cannero and the nearby Valle Intrasca at the borderline with the National Park of the Val Grande, the largest wilderness area in Italy.
A family-run hotel, managed by a social cooperative created in Verbania in 1998, which experience is based on the principles of non-profit social cooperation, supported by a partnership made from other local cooperatives.
We have been promoting responsible and sustainable tourism since our creation to give the opportunity to discover the upper part of Lake Maggiore being in close contact with nature.
Numerous itineraries start from the hotel which makes it the perfect starting-point for hiking and walking and to practice all kind of outdoor activities.
A particular point of interest in the area is the ancient military paths of the “Cadorna Line”, recently restored, from Mount Morissolo to Mount Zeda passing through Spalavera.
You can cycle along the great itinerary called “Slow Panorama” of the Cadorna Line (Piancavallo-Colle-Pian d’Arla-Pian Puzzo-Archia-Passo Folungo-PianVadà-Monte Zeda).
The “Lago Maggiore ZIPline” has just opened leaving from Alpe Segletta, only 5 km from the hotel, to fly over the Val Grande. A new activity in the surroundings … also available for disabled people with wheelchairs.