He liked differences: this is probably why he travelled so much.

(Jorge Luis Borges)

GARDENS on Lake Maggiore

Isola Bella, with its sumptuous palace and gardens, developed in the 17th century as the prestigious Summer residence of the aristocratic Borromeo family.

 Isola Bella

 

Isola Madre, with its exotic Botanic Garden, inspires a feeling of “earthy paradise”, with remarkable Spring flowering and, in Summer, the sights and scents of exotic species from all over the world.

 Isola Madre

 

Villa Taranto boasts 20.000 varieties of plants and flowers from all the continents of the earth.

 Villa Taranto

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