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Address: 28845 Domodossola, Italy
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Vigilant di Gelato -- wonderful Italian ice cream!

This cute little ice cream parlor sits tucked away on one of the many little side streets (via giambattista paletta) in Domadosala. We went there on purpose since it has a varied... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2016
travelingmama121
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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Stockholm
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

People tend to just see Domodossola from the train, and think it a boring place. But venture out into the village and find the Old Town - it is a fantastic experience of well-kept medieval houses, little alleys, small cafes and gelaterias. Finish the explorations with lunch on the town square and loads of ice-cream. There is also well-worth hiking... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This cute little ice cream parlor sits tucked away on one of the many little side streets (via giambattista paletta) in Domadosala. We went there on purpose since it has a varied and unique selection made from only the best and freshest ingredients - sourced locally. The girl serving us was very a friendly and I was so happy to... More 

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The hague
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Nice destination after centovalli express, but after 1,5h seen everything. Have a drink and take train ride back to locarno

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Thank Pdb74
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This market was full of stalls, selling a huge array of things from cheese to clothes. The food stalls were amazing, cheese, hams, sausages, vegetables, all fresh / home produced. Great Atmosphere. Well worth taking the time to browse.

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São Miguel do Oeste
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461 reviews
236 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

The city of Domodossola was a great surprise for us! We went there to do the train ride to Locarno but In the end the best part was the city, the old city (Piazza Del Mercato), and the visit to Sacro Monte Calvario.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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223 reviews
139 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Arriving from Locarno on route to Bern I had an hour to kill Luckily the market was on but it was mostly selling clothes and hardware There was some food stands and I bought a big bag of dried tomatoes for 5 Euros The place looked nice quint and might be worth a longer visit if I make a day... More 

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Thank Timothy B
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We got the train from Stresa to Domodossola and spent the day exploring the city. There are some nice shops and restaurants. We visited the Sacred Mount Calvary of Domodossola which has wonderful views of the city.

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Heysham, United Kingdom
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194 reviews
82 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

We spent a few hours walking around in Domodossola after travelling from Locarno on the Centrovalli railway. The medieval town has many interesting buildings and the Piazza Mercato is an irregular shaped area surrounded by buildings of elegance. There are cafes and restaurants to sit and watch the world slowly go by.

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Switzerland
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66 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

We started early from Bern with the train to Domodossola, the weather is great. We had coffee and croissant on the restaurant near the train station. Afterwards we started our sightseeing tour. Its fun as we roam around the market. Saturday is market day and a lot of people are coming to buy Italian products like salami, olives and etc.... More 

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Taylorsville, North Carolina
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71 reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

My family took the train from Thun to Domodossola. It was a little over an hour. We enjoyed getting to experience Italy and visiting the market on Saturday.

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