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Piemonte stresa

Port
Piazza Guglielmo Marconi
45° 53' 06" N - 008° 32' 31" E

Stresa, resort of the most famous and prestigious in Europe, is situated in a prime location, opposite the Borromeo Gulf and on the slopes of Mount Mottarone.
The town, assumed a distinctive and an elegant appearance in the middle of the nineteenth century and early twentieth century with the coming of the first English travellers.
Today it is a sophisticated resort, home of important cultural events (such as the annual edition of "Settimane musicali"), conferences and international meetings. The lakeside promenade, ideal for relaxing walks, is lined with historic houses and luxury Art Nouveau hotel surrounded by greenery.
On the beautiful beach of the lake there is the Piazza Marconi with the wharf and the Parish of S. Ambrogio, rebuilt in neoclassical style by Giuseppe Zanoja in 1790.
Along the promenade, is visible Villa Ducale (1770), where Antonio Rosmini died; it is today the home of International Studies Rosminiani.
The most prestigious position in Stresa is the splendid view of the lake.

stresa

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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