Adrenaline in a bathing suit: water sports in the Novara area

When you think about an active vacation, do you imagine yourself in a bathing suit? Great! We have activities to offer you for which a swimsuit is essential. Got it on? Dive into adventure and get yourself a tan.

Full Immersion in the proposals of Lake Orta

Make your way to Lake Orta, excellent for swimming and with a vast array of water sports on offer.

Get an adrenaline kick on a wakeboard, environmentally friendly and ideally suited to the calm lake waters. Prefer sliding across the water with a pair of skis on your feet? Change equipment and become a water skier: even beginners can enjoy water skiing under the guidance of local experts. For those who want to discover the seabed, professional divemasters are available to prepare and accompany tourists on memorable underwater dives. With the wind as an ally, enjoy windsurfing or discover the enchanting Lake Orta on a sailing boat. Prefer paddling? Canoes and kayaks are available for hire.

LAKE ORTA

With an area of 18.1 km² it is considered the westernmost of the great lakes of the Italian Pre-Alps. Its origin is glacial, born from the melting of the Simplon Glacier front.

Fun on the waters of Lake Maggiore

Now set sail for Lake Maggiore. Here, too, the water activities offered by the six municipalities of the province of Novara overlooking the lake are varied and exciting.

Try your hand at basic or advanced sailing courses for both adults and children or enjoy the fantastic experience of a skippered boat trip;each of the six towns in the Novara area with direct access to Lake Maggiore has its own sailing association: Centro Velico Il Porticciolo di Castelletto Sopra Ticino, Dormelletto Vela ’84, the sections of Arona and Meina of the Italian Naval League, the Yacht Club Arona, the Circolo Vela Lesa and the 1858 Regatta Society of Belgirate, which together organize the summer and winter championships of the Lower Verbano.

Do you want more excitement? Disembark from the sailboat and ride the waves at full speed on a jet ski.

Nothing motorised? In Lesa you can try your hand at rowing or, in the excellent local swimming pool, execute a perfect pike dive from the diving boards or from the platform (beginners’ dives holding one’s nose and with tightly shut eyes are also allowed).

Even the depths of Lake Maggiore can be explored alongside qualified divers. And what would you say to rediscovering complete inner harmony in the early morning or late afternoon with yoga on the foreshore?

Did someone mention SUP? Stand Up Paddle is available on the lake, but also on the waters of the Novara rivers. It is possibile to take courses, rent boards and participate in unforgettable SUP tours.

DID SOMEONE MENTION SUP?

Stand Up Paddle is available on the lake, but also on the waters of the Novara rivers It is possibile to take courses, rent boards and participate in unforgettable SUP tours.

River Waters

Still talking about emotions in a river environment, get a solitary adrenaline rush with the hydrospeed or in a group through rafting. For more challenging descents it is necessary to reach the river Sesia, in the nearby Vercelli area. It is well known for offering exciting and varied routes for both experts and beginners. A great deal of fun in complete safety.

In conclusion, complete wellness: what would you say to rediscovering complete inner harmony in the early morning or late afternoon with yoga on the foreshore?



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