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Discovering the lesser known landmarks of Varese and the Province

A small tour to discover the most unusual places and the wonders of the Varese area

What would you say about living next to what Stendhal called "The Versailles of Milan?" Or a real canyon carved into the rock? The independent houses for sale Varese and the province have the absolute advantage of being located in an enviable position, allowing you to comfortably reach not only the capital, but also unusual and little-known destinations of priceless beauty.

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Ancient villages, romantic destinations and dream gardens are just some of the possibilities.

Have a look on the most beautiful places of the experts of the team Engel&volkers Varese.


Although not very extensive, the Varese area enjoys a strategic location in the north of Lombardy, projected towards Switzerland and the heart of Europe. Who turns to a real estate agency Varese [iperlink: https://www.engelvoelkers.com/it-it/varese/blog/agenzia-immobiliare-varese-guida-ai-trend/] is certain to be able to choose between properties of great value, located in an area that offers unique views.

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Founded in 1195, the hermitage offers a breathtaking view of the Borromean Islands. As an alternative to the elevator excavated in the rock, try the 268 steps of its staircase: the landscape that you can admire along the way will repay every effort.


Without going too far from the city to come into contact with nature, a tour to discover the wonders of the area cannot but include a stop at the Caves of Valganna and the so-called Canyon of the Olona.

Moving slightly away from the comfort of the independent houses for sale in Varese and its province, you can organize an excursion to the Valganna waterfalls, at Induno Olona, ​​where the Margorabbia disappears under a system of karst caves before returning to the surface. Do not miss the Mouth of the Alabaster, the Antro dei Morti, the Caves of Villa Radaelli and the tunnels of the Valvassera Mine, which ensure a suggestive scenario in every season of the year.

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The value of the properties of Varese Province is also given by the beauty of the places they surround. The Garden city of Italy, in fact, today offers apartments and independent houses for sale Varese and the province a few steps away from elegant villas surrounded by gardens and fairy-tale places, such as the Castle of Masnago.

Today converted into a civic museum that houses in its rooms works by Lombard artists of the caliber of Hayez, Bertini, Ranzoni Pellizza da Volpedo and Balla, the castle is surrounded by a splendid park where you can spend days outdoors in the shade of oak trees. beeches, hornbeams and horse chestnuts.

Find out our apartaments in Masnago



One of the most interesting and perhaps little known aspects for those who are going to buy houses for sale in Varese is the possibility of enjoying a small tour to discover the local Liberty.

The Varese area, starting from the capital, in fact offers numerous examples of the well-known artistic movement: villas, palaces, independent houses, but also factories in Art Nouveau style of great beauty enrich the urban scenarios.

One above all, the now historic Poretti Brewery, born from a brilliant combination of technology and art, which can be considered a sort of Liberty Museum just a short distance from Varese.

Let yourself be inspired. The Varese houses are beautiful and can all be visited by appointment at your trusted agency Engel & Volkers.

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