1Orta San Giulio

When visiting Italy, most travelers place Rome and Venice at the top of their plans. But Italy’s most picturesque towns lie far off the beaten track!

One of the country’s most beautiful medieval villages, Orta San Giulio lies on the eastern shore of Lake Orta. The pretty waterfront square is dotted with chestnut trees, while the narrow, cobbled lanes are lined with pastel-colored houses. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!