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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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  • Rocca Borromeo is located on the hill above Angera, it's open from 9-17.30. You can go here by car or take a boat and walk up. It takes about 15 minutes to walk from the lake shore. The oldest part of...  more »
  • Medieval feeling and great views on Lago Maggiore are granted. If you are a lover of castles or dolls (as there's an impressive Borromeo family dolls museum inside) - that's a good choice to spend an ...  more »
  • In the typical Lake Maggiore village of Angera is the Rocca di Angera. A medieval castle property of the Borromeo Family who also owns the islands on the lake. It is really worth visiting it. Its room...  more »