We start walking from the Town Hall in direction of the Public Gardens, after about 10 mt. on the right side, we access to a small inner square called “ Vaticano district” trough one of the alleys featuring the Old Town. Right trough another one of them, we arrive to Alberganti street, on the opposite side and from here we go straight back to the Town Hall in XXIV Aprile square, where, on the left side, we can admire a medioeval building named “ Bazzetta House”. We continue along Cavallotti street, considered one of the main shopping streets together with Alberganti, and Beltrami square, to which we arrive to visit Saint Ambrogio’s church.
A romanic style building, faithfull to its origin especially in the exterior facades and the massive bell tower. We proceed along the small street on the right of the church and trough Zanoia street, at its top, on the opposite side, we admire the “Roman door”, the only one remaining of the 5 gates which surrounded the town, it was the direct access to Strona valley, marvellous area just 30 minutes drive from Omegna, known for its thriving craftsmanship and the production of exported items worldwide, like the Pinocchio puppet, for exemple.
We return to Cavallotti street, walking along Zanoia street again, we turn on the left and after a few steps, across the street, we enter a lane that takes us to a small bridge crossing the Nigoglia river, rigth after we turn on the right and after a short walk along it, here we are back to the Town Hall zone. Turning on the left and then suddendly on the right, we find Mazzini street, another “shopping street”, after 50 mt. after the birth house of the writer Gianni Rodari, on the right, we go down to the lakeshore and turning on the right again we are in Salera square, going straight, after a few steps, we are back to the Town Hall, the starting point of our walking tour.