Attractions

Take advantage of your stay and visit beautiful Lake Maggiore and its surroundings.
Isola Bella > read more

Isola Bella

with Borromeo Palace, a monumental baroque mansion with magnificent gardens and spectacular views..

Isola Madre > read more

Isola Madre

a garden of rare plants and exotic flowers where peacocks, parrots and pheasants live freely

Fisherman's Island

Fisherman's Island

The maze of ancients alleys in Fisherman's Island, which hosts a small town, with its characteristic multi-storey houses with long balconies for fish drying.

Villa Pallavicino > read more

Villa Pallavicino

The park of Villa Pallavicino in Stresa, a botanical garden populated by a fascinating array of animals

Villa Taranto > read more

Villa Taranto

One of the most beautiful botanical gardens in Europe, Villa Taranto in Pallanza, just a hundred yards from our gate: a true masterpiece of art and nature.

Villa San Remigio > read more

Villa San Remigio

is our "mother" villa, situated across the road at the highest point of the promontory of Castagnola, in a beautiful park and designed with a view to merging of architecture and natur

Botanic Garden Alpini

Botanic Garden Alpini

located in a scenic area, with breathtaking views over Lake Maggiore, Borromean Islands and the Alps is accessible by an equally equally scenic cable car climbing mount Mottarone from Stresa.

Sacro Monte della Ss. Trinità > read more

Sacro Monte della Ss. Trinità

Ghiffa and his Special Natural Reserve of Sacro Monte della Ss. Trinità, a Baroque complex unfinished place in a magnificent position overlooking Lake Maggiore, 360 meters altitude

Cannero Riviera and its Castles > read more

Cannero Riviera and its Castles

Cannero Riviera and its Castles, fascinating ruins that surface the water of the lake, one of the icons of Lake Maggiore.

Villages overlooking the southern shore

Villages overlooking the southern shore

The small villages overlooking the southern shore of Lake Maggiore: Belgirate, Lesa, Meina, and Arona with its peculiar St. Carlo Borromeo Colossus

Lake Orta > read more

Lake Orta

The beautiful stretch of water of Lake Orta with its small island of San Giulio, another precious example of rare beauty.

Lake Mergozzo > read more

Lake Mergozzo

The tiny and tranquil Lake Mergozzo, still uncontaminated

Vogogna > read more

Vogogna

The medieval village of Vogogna guarded by the beautiful Visconti Castle and its semi-circular tower that dominates the Ossola Valley.

Domodossola > read more

Domodossola

Domodossola old town retains a medieval flavour and the beautiful Sacro Monte Calvario is enlisted by UNESCO and lays is a natural reserve.

Rocca Borromeo > read more

Rocca Borromeo

The imposing Rocca Borromeo of Angera was erected shortly after year 1000 on a spur of limestone dominating the southern part of Lake Maggiore. It is perfectly preserved and deserves a visit.

Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso > read more

Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso

The charming Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso, a monastic complex of three buildings dating from the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries clinging to sheer rock in one of the deepest points of the lake

Lake Maggiore Express > read more

Lake Maggiore Express

Get involved by the beauty of Lake Maggiore and of the Alps thanks to Lake Maggiore Express, an unforgettable journey by Centovalli railways through the Vigezzo valley and by boat across Lake Maggiore, from Switzerland to Italy.

Cruise with Navigazione Lago Maggiore > read more

Cruise with Navigazione Lago Maggiore

Take a Cruise with Navigazione Lago Maggiore. Departure from Villa Taranto, a hundred yards from our gate, destination the islands of the Borromeo Gulf, Stresa, the hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso, Angera

National Park of Valgrande > read more

National Park of Valgrande

Trekking in the National Park of Valgrande, the largest wilderness area in Italy, but also an outdoor museum of the ancient civilization of the Alps

Wines

Wines

Piedmont is a region rich of important wines: Barolo, Gattinara, Ghemme, Croatina, Vespolina, Fara, Bonarda, Chardonnay, Barbera are produced in our area, where you can visit famous wineries, that often are also ancient monuments, like castles or convents