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Rocca Borromeo, Angera

Categories: Gardens, Castles, Nature & Parks, Museums, Tourist Spots
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3.9/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web
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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  • Pity that the day was not of the finest because the show view from top of the rock is gorgeous. A very well preserved and taken care of. Inside, apart from the most important collection of antique dolls and from many countries, tools that are kept in what were the cellars, you can visit the imposing halls that surround you in an embrace as old as medieval garden you want to "rebuild" with all plants of the time.
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  • Even with a very bad weather, we appreciated the beauty of the place. Very interesting. Magnificent view. Garden and very well kept inside. We'll be back probably accompanied to discover this place to our friends
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  • Lombard coast is one of the essential visits, together with the monastery of Santa Caterina del Sasso. In addition to the rich collection of the Museum of the fortress is an excellent example of medieval art, with its historic rooms the wonderful frescoes and the particular grounds on which gradually Unscrambling a medieval Garden "through the study and interpretation of codes of the time. Do not miss a visit to the top of the Torre Castellana, through wooden stairs and stone, where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Lake.
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