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Take advantage of your stay and visit the beautiful Lake Maggiore and its surroundings.

A garden of rare plants and exotic flowers where peacocks, parrots and pheasants live freely

Isola
Madre

The maze of ancients alleys in Fisherman’s Island, which hosts a small town, with its characteristic multi-story houses with long balconies for fish drying.

Isola
Dei Pescatori

With Borromeo Palace, a monumental baroque mansion with magnificent gardens and spectacular views…

Isola
Bella

The park of Villa Pallavicino in Stresa, a botanical garden populated by a fascinating array of animals.

Villa
Pallavicino

The most beautiful botanical garden in Europe, Villa Taranto in Pallanza, just a hundred yards from our gate: the beauty of this botanical heritage are a true masterpiece of art and nature.

Villa
Taranto

Our “mother” villa, situated across the road at the highest point of the promontory of Castagnola, in a beautiful park and designed with a view to merge architecture and nature

Villa
San Remigio

Fascinating ruins that surface the water of the lake, one of the icons of Lake Maggiore. From many points of the shore you can contemplate all their beauty.

Cannero Riviera
e i suoi Castelli

The small villages overlooking the southern shore of Lake Maggiore: Belgirate, Lesa, Meina, and Arona with its peculiar St. Carlo Borromeo Colossus.

Southern shore of
Lake Maggiore

The beautiful stretch of water of Lake Orta with its small island of San Giulio, another precious example of rare beauty.

Lago
D’Orta

Located in a scenic area, with breathtaking views over Lake Maggiore, Borromean Islands and the Alps are accessible by an equally scenic cable car climbing mount Mottarone from Stresa.

Giardino Botanico
Alpinia

Ghiffa and his Special Natural Reserve of Sacro Monte della Ss. Trinità, a Baroque complex unfinished place in a magnificent position overlooking Lake Maggiore.

Sacro Monte
Della Ss. Trinità

The tiny and peaceful Lake Mergozzo, still uncontaminated.

 

Lago
Di Mergozzo

The medieval village of Vogogna characterised by the beautiful Visconti Castle and its semi-circular tower that dominates the Ossola Valley.

Vogogna

A lively town in the heart of the Ossola Valley. Domodossola old town retains a medieval flavour and the beautiful Sacro Monte Calvario is enlisted by UNESCO as a natural reserve.

Domodossola

The imposing Rocca Borromeo of Angera was erected on a spur of limestone dominating the southern part of Lake Maggiore. It is a unique example of a medieval building perfectly preserved.

Rocca Borromeo

The charming Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sassoballaro in Legggiuno, a monastic complex of three buildings dated between the 13th and 14th century clinging to a rock in one of the deepest points of the lake.

Hermitage of
Santa Caterina del Sasso

Get involved by the beauty of Lake Maggiore and the Alps thanks to Lake Maggiore Express, an unforgettable journey by Centovalli railways through the Vigezzo valley and by boat across Lake Maggiore, from Switzerland to Italy.

Lago Maggiore
Express

Take a Cruise with ‘Navigazione Lago Maggiore’. Departure from Villa Taranto, a hundred yards from our gate. Destinations: the islands of the Borromeo Gulf in Stresa and the hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso in Angera.

Enchanted
Cruise