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Spring on the Lake Major

Lake Maggiore is one of the most popular destinations for tourists of all the world. Culture, breathtaking landscapes and social events are at the heart of an area that always has something to offer all year period. With the arrival of spring, however, the territory that reaches from Stresa in Verbania, nature seems to awaken and re-open even visits by boat to the beautiful Borromean Islands: Isola Bella, Isola Madre and Isola dei Pescatori. Whether on the islands in the towns bordering the lake majestic palaces, villas and parks are a cultural and natural treasure not to be missed as the beautiful Villa Taranto, Villa Ducale and Villa Pallavicino. Bloom the new flowers and parks invigorate, to fill perfume and color a land already magical. 

In addition to classic destinations such as the Borromeo islands, you can visit the charming Angera with its fortified medieval building that stands statuesque and imposing on the southern part of Lake Maggiore. Inside the Rocca of Angera is the Doll and Toy Museum, along with a cycle of frescoes dating from the late thirteenth century and is preserved today in the Hall of Justice and the Sale Historical.

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Arona Instead, the home of San Carlo Borromeo which is dedicated to the Colossus of San Carlo (San Carlone), a bronze statue high over 35 meters, is located on the opposite shore of the lake and is characterized by the ruins of the twin Rocca to that of Angera , from the Collegiate Church of the Nativity of Maria Vergine, the Church of Our Lady of Loreto and the Church of the Martyrs Saints. 

Going then to the Borromean islands you can stop at the village of Meina where Villa Faraggiana stands surrounded by olive gardens, with a flora of the most characteristic of the area. 

After Meina, Lesa is located in neighboring the Manzoni Museum, located in Villa Stampa. The museum is in honor of the writer of "The Betrothed" he loved this land to the point off stay for some time to find the inspiration letteraria.

Complete a spring holiday on Lake Maggiore, even the pink granite quarries of Baveno that are now fundamental because they remember an Italian masterpiece, the Milan Cathedral, built entirely of marble from nearby Candoglia.

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