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Piemonte isola bella

Port
Via Lungo Lago Vittorio Emanuele
45° 53' 42" N - 008° 31' 34" E

Located in the Borromeo Gulf, about 400 meters off the coast of Stresa, is considered a natural jewel that the hand of man has made more precious it is always a must for tourists of every nation.
In 1632, Count Vitaliano Borromeo began the construction of the monumental baroque palace and the majestic scenery of the gardens that made the island famous and show the splendours of an era.
Palace and gardens were designed as a single entity of great visual impact, the island took the form of an imaginary ship with the villa built in the narrowest in the north (foredeck) and the garden in the wider area of ​​southern (rear deck).
The Borromeo palace offers visitors an elegant and sumptuous place, which contains priceless works of art, tapestries, furniture, statues, paintings, stucco, but also has an unusual mosaic grotto, a cool and delightful place. After visiting the Palace, you enter the garden for a pleasant walk. This unique flowered monument made up of ornate terraces, is a classic, inimitable example of "Italian garden" seventeenth century. Among rare and exotic plants, the spectacular flowering is designed to provide colour and fragrance from March to October.

Arona
Baveno
Belgirate

Cannero Riviera
Cannobio
Carciano
Ghiffa
Intra
Isola Bella
Isola Madre
Isola Superiore
Lesa
Meina
Oggebbio
Pallanza
Stresa
Villa Taranto
Lombardia

Angera
Ispra
Laveno
Luino
Maccagno
Ranco
P.to Valtravaglia Santa Caterina

Svizzera
Ascona
Brissago
Gerra
Isole di Brissago
Locarno
Magadino
Porto Ronco
Ranzo
San Nazzaro

Tenero
Vira
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