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Lake Maggiore from Stresa to the Swiss border :

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  • Castagneto
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  • Le Isole
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    Type de cuisine : classic

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Lake Maggiore from Stresa to the Swiss border

Lake Maggiore from Stresa to the Swiss border

By car, 81 km, 1 day

Mort Shuman may have sung about "the snow on Lake Maggiore", but the exceptionally mild climate here has made this a favourite holiday destination. The Strada Statale 34 road skirting the west bank of the lake and its resorts full of luxuriant vegetation offer a rare environment blending a Mediterranean climate and the mountains. The breathtaking 360° view from the Mottarone and its snowy slopes provides a panorama over the sublime archipelago of the Borromeo Islands.

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Mottarone   Worth a journey Worth a journey Worth a journey

28049 Stresa
Nature and gardens

Dominating Stresa and Lake Maggiore from a height of 1,491m, the Mottarone which is reached up a panoramic toll path, the " strada borromea", has a superb panoramic view over the lake, the Alps and the massif of Mont Rose.


Villa Taranto   Worth a detour Worth a detour

28922 Pallanza
Nature and gardens

The gardens of this villa, designed by a green fingered Scottish major, include a profusion of dahlias, rhododendrons, lotus flowers, water lilies and tropical trees whose curious outlines evoke those of the celebrities who planted them.


Orrido di Santa Anna   Interesting

strada per Malesco 28052 Cannobio
Nature and gardens

This impressive precipice was carved out of the rock by the torrent of Cannobio, 3km before it joins Lake Maggiore.

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