holiday park Villaggio Olandese

environment and activities

Water, walking, museums…

what’s going on in the area?

The Lago Maggiore is one of the most beautiful lakes in northern Italy. The lake is located at the bottom of a kilometre wide valei that runs from the Gotthard massif and the SanBernardino on the North Side to the vast plain of the Po in the south. Along the lake are many villages and towns such as the fashionable Ascona in the Swiss part but also in italian you will find Boulevards with Palms and Oleanders.

Walking and excursions

There are many opportunities in the area to take walks and interesting excursions. On the website villaggio ollandese you will find a comprehensive guide to activities. (download it here)

In the summer period, Dutch church services are organised in the vicinity. If you want to know more about that, look at


Other attractions near Villaggio Olandese are: Po, Potal, Lombardy, e many Mountain Walks, Isola Bella, Isola Madre, Isola Pescatori, Varese, Ascona, Locarno, Lugano, Milan, Stresa.
All this is within an hour’s drive from the Villaggio Olandese.

water fun

Get on the water, but don’t feel like dragging?!!
Pedalboats, Boating a motorboat, canoeing, windsurfing?
At maccagno beach south of the river you can rent all these things.

The owner Roberto Moretto speaks Italian, English and French and also offers Park visitors 5% discount!! (take a print out of this page!)
You can book by email or by phone: 3200862588

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Take a bike tour!
Of course you have to have the right calves, but there have been many enthusiasts who have used the park as a base for mountain tours.
Incidentally, there are also bicycles for rent at a shop in Germignaga. You would be wise to book in advance.

Germignaga Sport SRL
Via Stehli nr 34-36
21010 Germignaga VA


Varese: Historical museum Cuvico Garibaldi and remains of a pole house.
Lugano: Castignola, collection of paintings by Baron Thyssen
Locarno: Castello, museums Arp
Milano: Museums Della Brera, Museums Poldi-Pezzelio, Museo Pinacoteca
Ascona: Museums Marianne Werfkin (open on di,do, Sat from 15 -18 hours)
Stresa: Parapluimuseum
Brezzo di Bedero: concerts are held in the months of July and September. Saturday night from 9:15 p.m. to 11 p.m. Ask the leaflet at the front desk.



Tuesday: Arona, Ascona (CH)

Wednesday: Luino, this is the largest market in northern Italy, Sesto Calende

Thursday: Locarno (CH), Angera

Saturday: Intra/Verbana

Sunday: Cannobio

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