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Omegna is a commune in the Province of Verbano Cusio Ossola in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 100 km northeast of Turin and about 13 km southwest of Verbania at the northernmost point of Lago d'Orta. The presence of ancient settlement in Omegna has been proved by excavations held in the frazione of Cireggio. The archaeological findings date back to the Bronze and Iron Ages. During the Second World War, Omegna was a centre of partisan resistance against the German-Fascist occupation. Nowadays, Omegna is a great tourist attraction, with a lot of sites, restaurants and coffee shops.
Top Attractions Within Omegna
Church of Sant'Ambrogio in Omegna is a late-Romanesque building with a nave and two aisles, with side chapels. The bell tower is still mostly the medieval one. The interior is now built in Baroque style, and houses and altarpiece by Caravaggio and an urn with the relics of St. Vith, patron saint of Omegna.
Ponte Antico in Omegna is a beautiful bridge over the Strona river, in Omegna. Built in the 15th century, the bridge still represents a landmark of the area.
La Bottega del Centrale Restaurant is a very nice venue in Omegna, where you can eat some of the finest and most refined meals in town. The ambiance is very pleasant, the food is of good quality and very fresh. The quality-quantity ratio is great. The venue has also got a nice selection of fine wines to choose from, that will complement your meal.
Trattoria Toscana is a family-run business, where you can eat sea food specialities. From the appetiser to the dessert, the menu is varied, the food is great and fresh, and the beverages are very refreshing. In summer, customers can enjoy their meals on the terrace, under a beautiful pergola.
Festa di San Vito is a festival that takes place in the last two Sundays of August, in Omegna. The patron saint is celebrated. This festival attracts people from all over the region and country. Aside from the religious aspect, the festival also includes fireworks on the lake and special meals.