Rocca Borromeo, Angera

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Explore the doll museum at Rocca Borromeo, an 11th-century castle in the countryside surrounding Lago Maggiore. You will find one of the largest doll collections in Europe, featuring everything from antique to modern dolls. Keep an eye out for the small displays on winemaking and medieval paintings as well. When you are finished, climb the castle towers for a breathtaking view of the lake and the Alps. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Rocca Borromeo and many more Lake Maggiore attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Lake Maggiore vacation trip planner.
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  • August 18, 2017
    It is a well-preserved Castle but the most interesting is the collection of antique toys that have inside. It is amazing how well-preserved they are.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Beautiful la rocca and magnificent the panorama you can enjoy! You see all the Lake maggiore! The climb is slightly difficult, but being a rock you can't priest dere that plain! Beautiful
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  • August 17, 2017
    The .access is a little long, it would be nice to have a shuttle but finally here above a small fortress you waiting with inside a doll museum and the toy for the toy go but that the doll is beautiful from the wood porcelain doll through the paper mache a multitude of characters little men , little women with a resemblance such that you'd really real in most sumptuous sets than other dresses and gorgeous clothes. You will end your visit by lavish and sumptuous automata on music box does not hesitate to take your time you will not regret
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