The Italian Lakes - Lake Maggiore & Around (PDF Chapter)

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Italy’s second-largest lake, Maggiore is one of Europe’s more graceful corners. Arrayed around the lake shore are a series of pretty towns (Stresa, Verbania, Cannobio and, on the Swiss side of the border, Locarno), which serve as gateways to gorgeous Maggiore islands.

  • spend the day wandering the Borromean Islands’ lavish villas and colourful gardens, stop-ping for lunch at a picturesque island fishing village
  • maps
  • explore the tiny island of Orta San Giulio, lunching on a lakeside piazza and climbing the sacred mountain for captivating scenery
  • transport
  • take a serene riverside walk, followed by a meal in one of Maggiore’s most charming vil-lages, Cannobio
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Lake Maggiore West Bank, Stresa, Arona, Borromean Islands, Verbania, Cannobio, Lake Maggiore East Bank, Laveno, Casalzuigno, Santa Caterina del Sasso, Ranco, Angera, Varese Region, Varese, Santa Maria del Monte, Castiglione Olona, Castelseprio & Torba, Lake Orta, Orta San Giulio, Locarno (Switzerland), Ascona.

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