Is the last town before the border with Switzerland, it offers a beautiful walk along the lakefront that starts from the area of the old fishermen’s houses up to the Lido area where there are green spaces, the beach and the possibility of water sports.
The Borgo has kept its historical identity intact and in the narrow streets that unwind from the lake towards the center there are shops offering typical products and shops offering Made in Italy clothing and accessories.
The historic center is crossed by ancient districts and squares. The lakefront of Pallanza is considered one of the most suggestive of Lake Maggiore with a view of the Borromean Islands. The walk can be extended up to Suna. Behind the center near the slopes of Mount Monterosso we can visit the Romanesque church of Madonna di Campagna. Pallanza also houses the Landscape Museum which collects works by local artists and periodically also offers exhibitions by other artists.
The town is located in front of Pallanza and on the side of the Borromean Islands. Famous for its pink granite quarries, it is of Roman origin. It has a very suggestive walk along the lake and not to be missed is a visit to the parish church of SS. Gervasio and Protasio and the Baptistery which can be reached via a staircase that starts from the promenade.
The town overlooks the lake just in front of the Borromean Islands. Stresa has a long hotel tradition that began at the end of the 1800s and on the lake promenade you can admire the luxurious Art Nouveau hotels. The historic center is always animated with bars and restaurants with picturesque terraces. Worth remembering are the Stresa music weeks, an event that offers classical music lovers a variety of concerts organized in the most evocative places in the municipality of Stresa.
Is an ancient village rich in medieval and Renaissance references. The traces of the artists who inhabited the town can be found in the network of alleys that make up the village and which lead to Piazza G. Motta overlooking the lake. The Jazz Music Festival that takes place every summer attracts thousands of music-loving visitors.
with the terraced gardens of Isola Bella, the richly decorated Baroque palace and the English-style botanical garden of Isola Madre with its exotic plants and colorful birds that live freely.
the park of Villa Taranto offers a collection of plants that come from other climates, some of which are very rare. The dream begun by Captain Neil Mc Eacharn in 1931 who wanted to create an English garden and be able to donate it to posterity has come true and we can enjoy the fruits.
ISLANDS OF BRISSAGO
they are located in Swiss territory and are part of the Swiss Gardens Network, which brings together the most beautiful gardens of the confederation. On the two islands you can find plants of the local flora but also from other parts of the world.
The park is located at the Stresa exit and is a park with many animal species from other climates, including a section with a farm where the little ones can have a real and playful encounter with them. and