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Isola Bella

Via Isola Bella, 21046 Malnate VA, Italy

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About Isola Bella

L ' Isola Bella is located in Lake Maggiore, is part of the group of so-called Borromean Islands, and is located in the Gulf dedicated to the famous family who still has the property, about 400 meters off the coast of Stresa. It measures 320 meters long and 180 meters wide and is largely occupied by the Italian garden of the Borromeo palace, which occupies the north-western coast of the islet.



Attractions near Isola Bella

Via Isola dei Pescatori0.49km from Isola Bella

L ' Isola Dei Pescatori, also known as Isola Superiore, is the only archipelago of the Borromeo in Lake Maggiore to be permanently inhabited. 100 meters wide by 350 meters long, it houses a small village, with characteristic multi-story houses, with a small square, characteristic narrow alleys, the lakefront, and the main street to allow for movements strictly on foot of the 57 inhabitants who live off fishing and tourism.

The Sacro Monte di Varese located in Varese , in the Santa Maria del Monte hamlet , consists of fourteen chapels, dedicated to the mysteries of the Rosary , which lead to the sanctuary of Santa Maria del Monte, a place of pilgrimage since the Middle Ages , which serves as the fifteenth chapel. It belongs to the group of nine Sacred Mountains of Piedmont and Lombardy included in 2003 by UNESCO in the world heritage of humanity.

Lake of Varese10.61km from Isola Bella

The Lake Varese is located at the foot of Varesine Pre-Alps at an altitude of238  m above sea level; has an average depth of11  m and a maximum of26  m, while the surface is14.95  km².  It is the 10th Italian lake by extension, among those entirely included in the national borders, and the 12th in total.  Known for its unmistakable shoe shape.  It is also renowned for the abundance of ducks, so much so that the latter is called the Lake of Ducks.

Parco delle Gole della Breggia13.12km from Isola Bella

The Parco delle Gole della Breggia is located in the Lower Muggio Valley and develops along the river of the same name, between the municipalities of Balerna, Castel San Pietro, Morbio Inferiore and Breggia. A visit to the Park takes you on a journey through 200 million years of geological history and 2000 years of human history.

Ferrovia Monte Generoso SA14.83km from Isola Bella

The Monte Generoso railway or Ferrovia Monte Generoso is a mountain railway line in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino, in south-east Switzerland. The line runs from Capolago, on Lake Lugano, to a terminus near the summit of Monte Generoso. It is the highest railway in Ticino. The summit offers extensive views over the Lombardy Plain, part of the Po Valley, and towards the Alps. Whilst the railway lies entirely within Switzerland, the summit station is only a few metres from the international

Monte San Giorgio14.86km from Isola Bella

Monte San Giorgio is a living legend of a historical masterpiece with fossils dating back to over 200 million years ago.  it was surrounded by a lagoon and was partially separated from the open sea. This mountain gained more importance after being inscribed to UNESCO in 2003. Numerous vineyards can be approached when strolling along the southern slopes of the woody mountain.

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About 10 million people, forming one-sixth of Italy's population, live in Lombardy and about a fifth of Italy's GDP is produced in the region, making it the most populous and richest region in the country and one of the richest regions in Europe.