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  • Castelli di Cannero
  • The revival of Vitaliana

Castelli di Cannero

In 1519 Ludovico Borromeo settled on the islets opposite Cannero and Cannobio. Exactly five centuries later the works for the restoration of the Cannero Castles start again.

Three years is the time required to transform them into a museum that will tell the story of the castle through the centuries, thanks to the finds discovered during the archaeological excavation campaigns and with the help of appropriate information technology.

The offer of Terre Borromeo

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All useful information for operators: location rental, exclusive experiences, download useful materials and documents.

Events & Weddings

Its multi-faceted spirit and aristocrat allure make this fortress the perfect setting for a special day.

Educational offer

The educational proposal for kindergartens, primary and secondary schools extended to all locations in the Terre Borromeo.

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NEWS

Villa and Parco Pallavicino owned 100% by Borromeo

Prince Vitaliano Borromeo completed the acquisition of the location

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PARCO DEL MOTTARONE

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Autumn and its magic

Terre Borromeo

A story of love, protection and respect that has lasted for six centuries.

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  • Terre Borromeo is easily accessible! They are only an hour and a half from Milan and easily reachable from the main airports. Find out how to reach them by car, train and how to book the ferry that will take you to the islands.
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Simbolo di magia, saggezza e purezza, ma anche di onore e devozione, l’unicorno è senza dubbio tra le creature leggendarie più affascinanti.
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Questa figura mitologica è uno dei simboli della famiglia Borromeo: svetta maestoso in cima al Teatro Massimo, ma è presente in moltissimi altri punti di Palazzo e giardino dell'Isola Bella.
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Cercatelo nelle story, riuscite a trovarlo?
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A symbol of magic, wisdom and purity, but also of honor and devotion, the unicorn is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating legendary creatures.
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This mythological figure is one of the icons of the Borromeo family: it stands majestically above the Teatro Massimo, but it is also present in many other spots around the palace and the garden of Isola Bella.
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Look out for it in our stories, can you see it?

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“Tis love that make the world go around, my baby". 
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Così Charles Dickens intendeva l'amore, un sentimento così potente da far girare il mondo. 
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Festeggiamo questo giorno lasciandoci andare alla stessa ispirazione che crediamo lo scrittore abbia trovato sull’Isola Madre quando ci soggiornò.
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Avete una storia romantica da raccontarci vissuta sulle nostre isole?
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“Tis love that make the world go around, my baby." 
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So Charles Dickens meant love, a feeling so powerful that it can make the world go around. 
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We celebrate this day by succumbing to the same inspiration we believe the writer found on Isola Madre when he stayed there.
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Do you have any romantic stories to share with us about the time spent on our islands?
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