LAKE MAGGIORE: ITALIAN BEAUTIES CLOSE TO THE BORDER ————————————————
, the land of #truffles
, fine #wines
, is #LonelyPlanet
’s best region in the world to visit in #2019
! This does not come unexpected since Piedmont is a perfect sample of all the best our country has to offer.
Although Turin and Langhe region are by far the most requested destinations, many other lesser known but really impressive corners of #Piemonte
deserve a visit especially because, due to the lack of large-scale #tourism
, they kept their local culture, traditions and beauty almost intact.
with its small villages is one of them.
Our itinerary proposal includes: tour of the lakeside village of Stresa, tour of the Borromean Islands, tour of Villa Taranto. ——————————————————
- The ancient town of #Stresa
is the pearl of Lake Maggiore. Have a pleasant walk in the historic streets of the old village of about 5,000 residents, visit the local nice shops and boutiques, enjoy the beautiful view of the surrounding mountains from the water front promenade and take a ferry to explore the nearby Borromean Islands, with their picturesque setting.
- The #BorromeanIslands
(Isola Bella, Isola Madre and Isola dei Pescatori, plus two islets) are a major #touristattraction
and offer noble #mansions
decorated with Italian masterpieces and paintings, English-style gardens, fishing villages and of course, stunning views of the #lake
and its surrounding #landscape
. Even Napoleon was a great admirer of these islands and spent time in Isola Bella. ————————————————
is a gem between the mountains and the lake you cannot miss. Located in Verbania, on the western shore of #LagoMaggiore
, the site includes a villa (seat of the Prefecture) and a stunning complex of #gardens
, well-known all around the world. The gardens represent a precious #botanical
patrimony with nearly 20,000 plant varieties coming from every corner of the planet, which create a dream landscape characterized by countless flowers, fountains, paths, waterfalls, terraced gardens and a mausoleum.
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