The village of Meina has about 2500 inhabitants (2011) and is located on Italy's west shore of Lake Maggiore, and belongs to the province of Novara in the Piedmont region.
Meina on Lake Maggiore is the perfect place to start your trips around the lake and its surroundings. Worth seeing is the historical center of Meina and also the Torre Gatti Grami (ex pharmacy).
The nearest large towns are Lesa in the north 4 km, and Arona in the south Arona 3km. These places offer charming shopping options, and also very interesting characteristic Bars and Restaurants, all types of shops for daily needs, as well as shopping malls and outlets.
Surrounded by a breathtaking panorama you can only fall in love with this area. Mother Nature has thought of everything here: it has linked lake and a magical mountain scenery together. It is an ideal starting point for trips around Lake Maggiore, but also further afield, places such as Lake Como, Lake Lugano, Milan and Turin are easy to reach.
Those who wish to avoid the strenuous climb to the mountains, can also easily access them by cable car, float up and start your first walk from there. For example, cable cars leave from Stresaauf to Mottarone, from Laveno to the Sasso di Ferro and from Locarno to Cimetta.
Arona 3 km, Stresa 12 km, Verbania 22 km. Malpensa Airport is located just a few kilometers from Meina away and the Ligurian Riviera with Genoa and the Cinque Terre can be reached in less than 2 hours.