“Verbania, a garden on Lake Maggiore” is the claim of the city, a natural terrace on the Borromeo Gulf, which is presented to visitors. Gardens and parks, in fact, are the main tourist attraction in the area, always the ideal destination for those seeking to combine the relaxation of the holiday with the beauty and harmony of the landscape.
For informations www.verbania-turismo.it
Those who have lived in Verbania, on Lake Maggiore, for a long time or a season or even just a summer afternoon, have certainly visited the garden of Villa Taranto. The notoriety it enjoys all over the world does not in fact exempt the most hasty from spending a couple of hours there. Today’s appearance in the garden of Villa Taranto is not a spontaneous fruit, but the result, shaped over time by a laborious elaboration undertaken by Captain Mc Eacharn in 1931. Entering the gardens of Villa Taranto is like taking a trip through distant countries.
Le Isole Borromee
In our area the Borromean Island are unanimously considered real pearls with shining beauty.
Come visit Isola Madre, Isola Bella and Isola dei Pescatori and let yourself be carried away by the enchanting atmosphere and diversity of the landscapes they can offer.
La Val Grande
The diversity that the area has to offer cannot leave out the largest wilderness area in all of Europe.
In fact, the Val Grande National Park can boast an infinite number of itineraries to discover together with specialized guides and surprise the patrons for its vastness.
History, natural beauty and sports activities find a harmonious union here.
Per informazioni www.parcovalgrande.it
La Cascata del Toce
“The most beautiful, the most powerful of the waterfalls of the Alps”, a 143m drop of water for a maximum front, at the base, of 60m.
On the top, a fantastic observation point is the wooden balcony stretched out over the water jump. On the Summit, stands the famous hotel built in 1923 and designed in Decò style by the architect Piero Portaluppi, one of the greatest exponents of the architectural style.
For information on opening hours and days www.comune.formazza.vb.it