B&B L'Helleboro

Via S. Elia 88 • 21059 Viggiù (Va)


In 1965, Spartaco Mamoli, who fell in love with the woods that surround the pleasant town, designed and built this house in the peace of the woods, as a welcoming place for contemplation and rest for his large family. Helleboro is part of what the Viggiutesi call Villa Mamoli.

Completely immersed in the green of the pre-alpine forest, the Helleboro is the ideal place to spend a relaxing holiday in contact with nature. While being within walking distance of major tourist and commercial attractions. Close to the shopping centers of Mendrisiotto, the Helleboro enjoys located on the slope that slopes down from Monte Orsa, surrounded by silent woods, enjoys a wide view over the Valceresio, and up to the Alps around Turin: on the clearest days the Monviso stands out on the horizon.

Viggiù is the town of the master stonemasons, who worked the well-known stone produced by the many local quarries, therefore it holds true treasures of sculpture collected in the Butti Museum.

It is not far from Malpensa Airport (31 km). The surrounding area is full of many attractions: the beautiful garden city of Varese 15 km away with the famous Villa Panza; Lugano at 28 km. In Besano (3 km) an important fossil museum. Monte Generoso, with the characteristic rack railway at 8 km., Not far from the highly sought after Fox Town Outlet Center of Mendrisio. The Cadorna Line, a military walkway from World War I, which overlooks Lake Lugano, can be reached with a nice walk through the woods. Lake Maggiore, with the famous Luino Wednesday market, 35 km away. and that of Como at 20. Closer is Lake Varese with the pile-dwelling village of the Virginia islet at 16 km. and at 16 km the Monastery of Torba. To reach Monte San Giorio 8 km from Arzo and Serpiano (CH). Not far away is Locarno and the characteristic Valle Maggia and Val Verzasca rich in waterfalls and picturesque streams, the castles of Bellinzona. The area is also coveted for the possibilities for very varied cycling routes: from the flat ones around the lakes to climbing on roads and paths that often lead well over 1000 meters. of altitude: Campo dei Fiori, Sacro Monte, Monte Generoso, Cuvignone, San Martino, up to the Alpine passes where it is possible to reach 2500 meters. of the Novena Pass or the San Gottardo (Airolo - CH).

A stay at Helleboro allows for a pleasant rest and can satisfy many tourist interests.


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Hospitality & Catering

Breakfast included
Pets allowed
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