Santa Maria Maggiore is the ideal starting point for hikers and sport lovers, who can enjoy here numerous outdoor activities – also in Spring. Valle Vigezzo offers a rich variety of hiking trails for expert hikers as well as beginners. Besides there are cycle-paths, horse-riding routes, Nordic walking trails and challenging downhill tracks.
The area of Pineta in Santa Maria Maggiore, the real “green heart” of the valley, houses several sports facilities: tennis courts, a miniature golf-course, a swimming-pool, archery fields, riding stables and a golf course.
The new Praudina Adventure Park, a “paradise among the trees”, boasts an amusing air-trail that was opened in 2016 and it attracts hundreds of children and teen-agers. An experience not to be missed!
The cycle-pedestrian path stretches for more than 13 km and it goes through the pinewood – from Santa Maria Maggiore – towards Druogno or towards Malesco and Re. This is the ideal place for your walks and your relax surrounded by nature.
After a relaxing day immersed in the beautiful nature of Valle Vigezzo, do not miss to visit Santa Maria Maggiore, awarded “Bandiera Arancione” by Touring Club Italiano. Go shopping in this fascinating town, where you can discover the local handicrafts and buy the excellent food products that can be tasted also in the cafés, restaurants and pastry shops of the old town centre. Enjoy the rich variety of delicious recipes that can satisfy any taste. They are prepared following the wise alpine tradition that mixes together poor and local ingredients respecting the ancient methods.
Escape from Winter and come to Santa Maria Maggiore for your vacations! Plan your holiday now and check here the special offers proposed by the accommodation facilities in Santa Maria Maggiore.
New and interesting events are organized in Santa Maria Maggiore: discover our proposals and, during your holiday here, grab the chance to visit our unique museums: “Museo dello Spazzacamino”, “Scuola di Belle Arti Rossetti Valentini” and “Casa del Profumo”, the new permanent exhibition that will be inaugurated in Spring 2018.
Take your time to visit also the other fascinating villages of Valle Vigezzo! Vigezzina no limits! is a special offer by the Vigezzina-Centovalli Railway Line. Buy this special ticket (from 5 € – children for free) that allows you to get on and off the white and blue trains at any station of Valle Vigezzo.