Orta and Milan
The near lake Orta is ideal for a lovely excursion to the little town of Orta, the island San Giulio and the Sacro Monte. www.ortasangiulio.com
Milan (120 km from Cannobio) is a beautiful city, you can go for some stylish shopping or to visit museums and monuments such as: Duomo, Castello Sforzesco, Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio and the Scala theatre.
It is easy to reach by car or by train from Verbania.