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Lago Maggiore, Verbania
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Lake Maggiore or Lago Verbano is a large lake located on the south side of the Alps. It is the second largest lake in Italy and the largest in southern Switzerland. The lake and its shoreline are divided between the Italian regions of Piedmont and Lombardy and the Swiss canton of Ticino. Located halfway between Lake Orta and Lake Lugano, Lake Maggiore extends for about 65km between Locarno and Arona.The climate is mild in both summer and winter, producing Mediterranean vegetation, with many gardens growing rare and exotic plants. Well-known gardens include those of the Borromean and Brissago Islands, that of the Villa Taranto in Verbania, and the Alpinia botanical garden above Stresa.
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  • Nothing more suitable to relax and unwind. Couples and romantic but also friendly for families and friends.
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  • I'm sure that Maggiore rates lower than the more famous lakes but it is nevertheless quite beautiful and breathtaking. There's so many places from which to admire the views and better still plenty of ...  more »
  • A real show in all seasons. Beautiful islands and gorgeous views. To visit the palaces.
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