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Isola Bella, Lake Maggiore
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Take the ferry to tropical plant-covered Isola Bella, the home of ornate gardens, a palace, and museum. At the museum, see one room Napoleon once called home. In another room, English, French, and Italian representatives met in a last-ditch attempt to head off World War II. At the palace, look for the grottos entirely covered in seashell mosaics. You can take an audio tour to fully appreciate the palace's history. Outside, you'll be treated to views of the lake and the landscaped tropical gardens. To visit Isola Bella and get the most from your holiday in Stresa, create itinerary details personal to you using our Stresa trip builder.
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  • This island should be rewarded. ... More!! Not just because it is located on Lake Maggiore, but why is a sight for the eyes ... I propose we move from Good to Great! This year I had the opportunity to visit the lily but compared to our fair has nothing to do! Relaxing and bentenuta ... is a mighty Fortune must protect ...
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  • Fantastic parfumed air was following my whole trip to Stresa. wether on the main land or islands, it was incredible feeling of inhaling paradise air. The place is beautiful. It is a must. The gardens ...  more »
  • The most romantic thing exists. Suitable for couples and families. Ideal to escape from daily life or for a couple. Perfect for amateur photographers thanks to landscapes.
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  • A highlight of any visit to Italy