Viggiu is a great place to stay while you are exploring Lake Maggiore as a large number of the area’s main attractions are within easy driving distance. Among the places not to miss are the fascinating Basilica di San Vittore and the fantastic Broletto Courtyard. Two other worthy points of interest that are within a short distance of Viggiu are Estense Palace and the Sacro Monte of the Rosary.
If you have time in and around Viggiu, treat yourself with a visit to the Piazza della Motta in Varese and the Estensi Gardens. Learn about Lake Maggiore’s past by visiting Masnago Castle in Varese. The Church of Saint Anthony Abbot in Varese offer visitors to Lake Maggiore the opportunity to better understand the part religion has played in the area.
Spend an afternoon high in the stands of PalaWhirlpool, Varese, cheering on local favorites, the Pallacanestro Varese. On match days the stadium is filled with red and white, as local baseball lovers join together to support their beloved team.
After spending the day taking in the sights around Viggiu, rest up at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Make reservations for the Palace Grand Hotel Varese, the Atahotel Varese, or the Relais sul Lago, Varese.