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“D” as Domodossola, is the connection between Italy and Switzerland, outlet to Europe. The historic centre where Domus Residence is located is full of history and very welcoming.

Go for a walk, discover, live!

  • The Place

    Main centre of Ossola Valley, located at the feet of the Lepontine Alps and important connection between Italy and the rest of Europe, Domodossola dates back to very ancient times, Pre-Roman age. There are countless historic testimonies that mainly pertain to the Medieval village, Motta alleys, the tower in Via Briona, the Market square, the ruins of the ancient church and convent of St. Francis and glorious ruins of the ancient walls that were making Domo, a fortified village.

    City at the border, Domodossola was able to evolve at different levels during the years, preserving its features of Medieval village.

  • Itineraries

    Domodossola offers numerous itineraries: you can cross the Borgo on foot to discover the history until Sacred Mount Calvary, continuing along the presses and mills street until Tappia; you can reach Baceno to visit San Gaudenzio and Orridi di Uriezzo until Parco Naturale del Devero; you can visit Montecrestese with its ancient ruins of ancient settlements; you can walk through the Alpine villages of Santa Maria Maggiore and Malesco on-board Vigezzina train, and then descend to Locarno Ticino (CH).

    There are many beautiful options, come to discover them!

  • Places of interest

    Palazzo Silva, Palazzo S. Francesco, Palazzo Mellerio, Palazzo di Città, Museo Sempioniano, Palazzo Silva, Collegiata dei Santi Gervaso e Protaso, Piazza Mercato and Piazza Fontana.

  • Shopping

    Domodossola city centre features stores and services able to satisfy any need: markets with local handicraft products, shops that sell cheese, farm-made butter, honey, typical cold-cuts, chestnut gnocchi, local produce and wines; restaurants and pleasant coffee shops are open all day and night.

    The market that livens up the city centre, attracting numerous tourists, has very ancient origins and is highly frequented.

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