The gardens of the Verbano area
Lake Maggiore has always attracted noble and well-to-do families that, inspired by the lake landscape, chose this area to build some of the most splendid villas and create some of the most beautiful gardens in Italy.
Of particular note are the Botanic Gardens of Villa Taranto, the Villa San Remigio Gardens and the Gardens of the Borromeo Islands.
Thanks to the event called “Verbania giardini aperti” (Verbania Open Gardens”), many of these prestigious private gardens, have been made available over the years to the public of Editoria e Giardini for guided visits, so allowing the discovery of their architectural and botanical complexity.
Isola Bella GardensIsola Bella, the pearl of the Borromeo possessions on Lake Maggiore, is dominated by the family’s Baroque palace and by a luxuriant Italian garden up to a height of 37 metres and arranged on 10 descending terraces.The garden of the island is home ...>> Villa MaioniToday the seat of the Public Library of the town of Verbania, Villa Maioni is situated between State road number 34 and the lake, just a short distance from Intra and Pallanza.Built in 1925 by Pietro Maioni, an industrialist from Intra, and his wife Emilia ...>>
Villa Rusconi ClericiThe villa was built towards the end of the 1800s, following the project designed by the architect Giovanni Giachi, from Milan, on the site of the former Villa Bozzetti.The main façade faces the lake, whilst the rear part is on the lake-side road ...>>