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Giardini dell'Isola Bella (Stresa)
This huge Baroque garden in the Italian style is one of the best preserved in Italy. Laid-out in ten descending terraces, it is embellished with ponds, fountains, architectural perspectives, and a multitude of statues dating back to the second half of the 17th century.
Giardino di Villa De Fontana (Belgirate)
The nineteenth century English-style park surrounds one of the oldest villa of Belgirate. It was built in the eighteenth century and it is characterised by the presence of tree specimen which are interesting from the botanical point of view...
Giardino di Villa Ducale (Stresa)
Although the gardens of Villa Ducale show traces of a structure typical of a formal Italian garden that trace it back to the end of the sixteen hundreds, it is, in reality, a typical example of mid-XIX century garden of the characteristic noble residences by the lake.
Giardino Botanico dell'Isola Madre (Stresa)
The gardens of the Isola Madre are known to botany lovers for the spring flowering: a riot of azaleas, camellias and rhododendrons. What used to be a bare rock has become, over the centuries, first an orchard, then a citrus orchard and, finally, the English botanical...
Parco di Villa Pallavicino (Stresa)
This park was created in 1855, but was later enlarged by the Duke of Villambrosa who planted out groups of trees at that time unknown in Italy, such as sequoias and lyriodendron tulypifera, also known as tulip tree.
Villa Carlotta (Belgirate)
Important extensions aimed at transforming the villa into the current prestigious hotel building changed the original architecture of the complex on four levels from the L-shaped design, directly overlooking the state highway.
Villa Ducale (Stresa)
This is one of Stresa’s oldest villas, built in 1771 in Neo-classical style by the Bolongaros, a family of tobacco merchants who owned the building until 1848, when it was donated to the abbot and philosopher Antonio Rosmini...
Villa Pallavicino (Stresa)
Built in Neo-classical style in the middle of the 19th century by statesman Ruggero Bonghi, this aristocratic villa dominates over a charming landscape, with views ranging from the promontory of the Castagnola di Pallanza to the Swiss Alps.
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