Arona (Piedmont)

Arona is a town and comune on Lake Maggiore, in the province of Novara (northern Italy). Its main economic activity is tourism, especially from Milan, France, and Germany. Arona's main attractions include: La Rocca, a park owned by the Borromeo family containing the castle of Arona; the Lungolago ("Lakeside") offering a view of the castle on the opposite shore, the Rocca Borromeo di Angera, the lake and the Alps, and the Collegiata della Natività di Maria Vergine (1482). Swimming in Lake Maggiore is now possible, after years of pollution. A beach has been refurbished by this group close to Piazza del Popolo in the town centre, called Le rocchette ("The little rocks").

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Pesche ripiene piemontesi is a typical Piedmontese dessert made with peaches and crushed amaretti that you often find on the menus during the summer season. 

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This week, we use one of Northern Italy's best red wines, Barolo, in a beautiful risotto dish adorned with adorable heart-shaped slices of Fontina cheese.
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Salsa Verde (green sauce) is a recipe from Piedmont usually served with Bollito
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@sbthorne asks:

NEIGHBOURS DOG NOISE IN THE COUNTRYSIDECan anyone advise what the regulations are on control of dogs on private land? I live up a hillside with one adjoining neighbour who has two dogs. The dogs are kept permanently outside and are for 'security' I'm told.

@Tanyal asks:

Hi, we are looking at moving to the Piedmont area from UK. We have 2 horses and was interested to see if there are any other horse owners in the area. Our search has just stated for property so would be very grateful for any advice on any restrictions etc.many thanks

@skian asks:

Hello, I'm seeking information for a new roof in Piedmonte, and if there are any government assistance programs for restoring rustic roofs in italy.We rescently purchased a small rustic in the village of Exilles in the Piedmonte area.