The village of Storo, known above all for its characteristic flour and polenta, is one of the most important centres of the Giudicarie and the Chiese Valley.
Storo lies just a few kilometres north of Lake Idro and has a picturesque historic centre with narrow streets and small squares that recall the old division of the village into districts. Despite its small size, there are no fewer than eight granite fountains in the various squares, dating back to around the middle of the 19th century.
Storo is mainly known for the production of the so-called "Oro di Storo" (Storo Gold), a very special and distinctive yellow flour used for the preparation of the typical mountain polenta, which is made according to a natural process. The process tries to preserve the nutrients and the unmistakable aroma. Due to the great popularity of this flour, every year in October the "Festival della polenta di Storo" (Storo Polenta Festival) takes place, where you can taste the numerous variations of the preparation of this product in the different squares of the village.
For the adventurous, there are numerous possibilities for hiking on the various paths to the surrounding mountain huts, for canyoning or for excursions to the numerous beautiful waterfalls in the area: these are called "Fontana Bianca", "Palvico", "Ampola" and "Fontana Santa".