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The Borromean Island are opened, start the Summer time 2017!

Starting this week, opening the gates of islands and parks of Lake Maggiore. Since March 24 opened the Borromean Islands (Isola Madre and Isola Bella) and also to the Rocca di Angera. On March 25 it was the turn of Villa Pallavicino in Stresa. Then the botanic gardens of Villa Taranto in Verbania which is scheduled from 10 to 25 April, the "Week of the tulip." 

With the arrival of spring, a parks islands of Lake Maggiore, located on the lakefront of Verbania and Arona, and the Lombardy side, they offer tourists. A revival of plants, flowers interspersed with showrooms, exhibitions, events that annually attract thousands of visitors. 
As for Mother Borromean Islands and Bella, in particular, they will remain open until October 22, 2017 from 9 am to 17.30 (last entry); There is the option of purchasing a "Family Bonus" ticket: 2 adult tickets and 2 tickets boy, boy 2nd ticket is free! Among the new 2017 report the conclusion of the restoration of the magnificent "San Rocco" of Sperindio Cagnoli, who has returned to work with a strong value devotional vivid color: the painting on wood of the sixteenth-century master will welcome visitors of the Isola Bella Palace from the first day of opening. In addition, the Isola Bella Palace will - from this season - more accessible and usable at the new lift, after the many difficulties due to the need of the Architectural Heritage of Piedmont to respect the seventeenth-century architecture. 
Finally landed on the Borromean Islands 2.0 also with new languages: Since the start of the next tourist season Isola Bella and Isola Madre will be visited with the guidance of an app (launched last season) in 4 languages, besides Italian and English - already available - add French and German. By downloading the app, the visitor access to a wide photographic gallery that anticipates the route. So, mobile phone in hand, will be accompanied in the visit by a large set of artistic information, historical, botanical and curiosity. Not only it will also help to better visualize architectural details, furniture or works of art which, because of their location, can not be fully analyzed "live". And if the visitor were to get distracted and have doubts about the path, no problem: the geolocation will indicate its position and bring along the best route to visit. 
From this year so visitors can choose to take the path to "freedom", through the simple reading of the information, with a professional guided tour with audio guide or app.
Depending on the interest, time, and the propensities of each, the visit will become an 'unforgettable experience.
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