Italy

Cannero Riviera

  • April 2, 2019

Cannero Riviera is a comune  with a population of 973 and an area of 14.46 square kilometres  in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Italian region of Piedmont. The settlement is situated on the western shore of Lago Maggiore; it is about 130 kilometres northeast of Turin about 15 kilometres northeast of Verbania and a similar distance from the Italian-speaking, Swiss Canton known as the Ticino.

Cannero Riviera borders the following municipalities: Aurano, Cannobio, Oggebbio, Trarego Viggiona; and across the lake in the Lombard Province of Varese: Brezzo di Bedero, Germignaga, Luino.

The 19th-century politician Massimo D’Azeglio spent his last years in his villa here.