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Italie, Piémont, lac Majeur, Arona, Zone Méditerranéenne, Province de Verbano-Cusio Ossola, Regione dei laghi piemontesi - La Rocca di Angera
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Arona owes its development to its location on the southern shore of Lake Maggiore. The town is not only a port for ferry services across the lake, but also a major railway centre and one of the region's busiest towns. This traditional stronghold of the famous Borromeo family is nonetheless a pleasant place to stay, having retained an attractive old district where the Palazzo del Podestà and Santa Maria church (housing a lovely polyptych by Gaudenzio Ferrari) are particularly worthy of note.

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  • Statue of St Charles Borromeo Interesting

    Piazza S. Carlo I - 28041 Arona

    Charles Borromeo, Cardinal Archbishop of Milan, distinguished himself by his conduct during the plague which decimated the Lombard capital in 1576. In recognition of his heroism, the citizens of Arona had this 24m high statue, set on a 12m base, erec..

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Hotels Arona

  • Hotel Spagna Two stars Two stars

    Via San Carlo 8 I - 28041 Arona

    Prix Prices from : 45 €

    Located in a quiet street, just 150 metres from Lake Maggiore and near the centre, Hotel Spagna offers the perfect base for exploring the historic city of Arona. All rooms are en suite. The rooms are simple and functional, and come with air conditio..

  • Hotel Michelangelo

    Viale Francesco Baracca 18 I - 28041 Arona

  • Hotel Ristorante San Carlo

    Via Verbano 4 I - 28041 Arona

    The San Carlo is set just outside Arona and enjoys beautiful views of Lake Maggiore. Rooms here are large, and most offer views of the lake or d'Angera Castle. Hotel Ristorante San Carlo offers delicious cuisine from Piedmont and has a well-stocked ..

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Restaurants Arona

  • La Piazzetta Comfortable restaurant 

    piazza del Popolo 35 I - 28041 Arona

    It's unusual to find a restaurant serving Mediterranean and Neapolitan specialities in this romantic corner of Lake Maggiore. The choice of dishes is explained by the origins of the owner-chef who comes from Campania in southern Italy. Top quality in..

  • Taverna del Pittore Very comfortable restaurant 

    piazza del Popolo 39 I - 28041 Arona

    Guarding the port of Arona four centuries ago, the Spanish garrison would have admired the impressive view of the bare rock of Angera and the mountains reflected in the lake. Today this same view is enjoyed by diners on the veranda of this elegant re..

  • Castagneto Comfortable restaurant 

    via Vignola 14 I - 28041 Montrigiasco

    Opened a few decades ago, this restaurant is now run by the next generation of the same family, although the warm, relaxing atmosphere and authentic feel of the place remain unchanged. The sliced veal kidneys with mustard is one of the most popular d..

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