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Sacro Monte della SS. Trinità di Ghiffa
A central sanctuary, three chapels, and a long gallery with porticos compose the monumental complex of the little Sacro Monte della Santissima Trinita in Ghiffa on the Piedmont side of Lake Maggiore between Verbania and Oggebbio. Built during the last...
Giardini Botanici di Villa Taranto (Verbania)
We owe these marvelous gardens to Captain Neil McEacharn. The plants, some of which are the only specimens in Europe and became acclimated after great labor, have been arranged in an artistic way within a framework of rare beauty between Lago Maggiore and the mountains.
Giardini di Villa San Remigio (Verbania)
Villa San Remigio lies on the top of Colle della Castagnola, and it overlooks the Lago Maggiore from its gardens. This garden was designed and created by a couple: the Irish painter Sofia Browne and the poet and musician Silvio Della Valle di Casanova.
Giardino di Villa Eremitaggio (Verbania Pallanza)
The villa, which is located on the coast road from Pallanza to Intra, was built in 1895 by William B. Kaupe, a wealthy American citizen with German origins, as well as a traveller and arts lover.
Giardino di Villa Rusconi-Clerici (Verbania Pallanza)
The English-style garden, which was created in 1820, was enriched at the end of the same century by a rocaille -style winter garden, by a lemon house, which was built in the area bordering with Villa Giulia and by a huge dockyard.
Palazzo Borromeo e Isolino di San Giovanni (Verbania)
Isolino di San Giovanni, documented in 999 in an imperial certificate for a church dedicated to Saint Michael Archangel, was acquired by the Borromeo family in 1632, who erected the L-shaped building on the ruins of the ancient fortifications...
Villa Rusconi-Clerici (Verbania Pallanza)
The most romantic way to arrive at Villa Rusconi-Clerici is from the lake, disembarking on the pier overlooking the waters of Golfo Borromeo, directly onto the English-style garden.
We are on the Piedmontese shore of Lake Maggiore...
Villa San Remigio (Verbania)
Erected at the start of the 20th century on the Castagnola hills, the villa was intended as a combination of nature and architecture, reflecting the ambitions of its owners – the Irish painter Sofia Browne...
Villa Taranto (Verbania Pallanza)
Built by Count Orsetti in 1875, the building, characterised by a French-style roof with protruding garrets, was designed by Augusto Guidini in the eclectic style of the age. In 1931 the villa, called ‘La Crocetta’, was purchased by captain Neil Mc Eacharn...
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