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Isola Bella, the Borromean Palace Gardens
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Isola Bella, Palazzo e Giardino Borromeo (Isola Bella, The Borromean Palace and Gardens) is a small island at the center of what is known as the Borromean Gulf on Lago Maggiore (Lake Major) located in Northern Italy. The island palace and garden construction began in 1632 transforming this former fishing village into an incredible Baroque palace with elaborate Italian gardens. For more information see http://en.lagomaggiore.net/41/palazzo-borromeo-isola-bella.htm

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Taken: 21/06/2010
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La cittadina di Stresa si affaccia sul Lago Maggiore nei pressi del Golfo dove si trovano le scenografiche Isole Borromee (Isola Bella, Isola Madre e Isola dei Pescatori), in una posizione assai suggestiva. Questa peculiarità, unita alla dolcezza del clima e alle bellezze paesaggistiche e architettoniche qui fuse armonicamente, attrae ogni anno migliaia di turisti e rende la località una delle mete turistiche italiane più ambite già dalla seconda metà dell’Ottocento.da www.lagomaggiore.net