Lunch at Candia Lake
Candia Lake is situated at 30km away north from Turin, in the area called Canvese. It is a protected area that comes under Natural Park since 1995 and has been declared a Site of Community Importance.
It has a great number of aquatic birds together with a rich hygrophilous flora including some rare species. The best thing of this lake is that it is small, only 135 hectares and even if it is only 8 metres deep, swimming is forbidden, at exception of the competitions and races that are held periodically.
The surrounding landscape is very romantic; clusters of water lilies grow along the edges, while small boats can be seen in the water. Famous place ideal for cocktail parties, banquets and dinner with friends is the Bar Restaurant Lido, with its covered dinner room overlooking the lake and its al fresco area where you can taste a rich assortment of Piedmonts cooking.
The restaurant serves many antipasti like bresaola rolls with truffle flavoured cheese, peppers with anchovy sauce, swordfish carpaccio. Among the main courses you can taste pasta (taglierini) with mushrooms or wild pig, or with “plin”, small ravioli with roast sauce. After that you can choose from all sorts of meet and end with a sweet: pink grapefruit ice cream or zabaglione dessert with peach cream.
If you feel a bit tired after lunch you can decide to relax, on the grass or on the sun beds at disposal for the restaurants clients, enjoying the wonderful lake view.
The Lido, also known as Molo 34 disco bar, organises not only weddings but also special lunches and dinners for all particular occasions, with best deejays and animators. Here you can also rent small boats or
Pedal boats. If you are a group and want to take the children somewhere more amusing, you can go to AntharesWorld, an adventure park on the lake with 6 different difficulty routes.
The park is recommendable for children age 5 onwards. Inside the park you can enjoy the swimming pool facing the lake, where you can swim, play beach volley or sunbathe. If you decide to stay longer the Resort AntharesWorld offer nice holidays among adventure and sport.