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“The Garden of Ideas”: a literary journey amid nature and art in the Borromeo archive

August 2022

“The Garden of Ideas”: a literary journey amid nature and art in the Borromeo archive

September marks the launch of the initiative promoted by Terre Borromeo, “The Garden of Ideas”, on Lago Maggiore: this is a cycle of three literary appointments that are open to the public to discover the exciting history of the Islands through the centuries, also thanks to studies on the Borromeo archive.

Stresa Festival: from 24 to 26 August, dream-like atmospheres on Isola Bella

August 2022

Stresa Festival: from 24 to 26 August, dream-like atmospheres on Isola Bella

An exceptional setting will welcome the musicians: the acoustic stage designed by architect Michele De Lucchi, La Catapulta.

On Isola Madre the tropical and delicate beauty of the flower from Hawaii

July 2022

On Isola Madre the tropical and delicate beauty of the flower from Hawaii

There are around a hundred varieties of hibiscus to admire in the fabulous setting of the Isole Borromee, particularly on the more exotic Isola Madre.
Trenitalia with Terre Borromeo to discover the beauties of Lago Maggiore by train

July 2022

Trenitalia with Terre Borromeo to discover the beauties of Lago Maggiore by train

The promotion has been launched that allows those who travel on regional trains to visit the cultural and natural sites of Isola Bella, Isola Madre, Parco Pallavicino and Rocca di Angera with dedicated promotions.

#MottaroneDay: tree climbing free of charge at the Mottarone Adventure Park

June 2022

#MottaroneDay: tree climbing free of charge at the Mottarone Adventure Park

The Mottarone Park gifts you a tree climbing experience.
Pond turtles weaned in the Parco Pallavicino released into the wild

June 2022

Pond turtles weaned in the Parco Pallavicino released into the wild

The festival of Emys took place yesterday in the Province of Vercelli with the release of some specimens of European pond turtles (Emys orbicularis) in the humid zone of the Baraggia di Rovasenda, in the Province of Vercelli.
The hobby that was brought back to health at the Parco Pallavicino takes flight in the Piana di Fondotoce

June 2022

The hobby that was brought back to health at the Parco Pallavicino takes flight in the Piana di Fondotoce

Another rescue with a happy ending with the contribution of Parco Pallavicino.

Mottarone Adventure Park, every day a mountain of excitement

June 2022

Mottarone Adventure Park, every day a mountain of excitement

With the season of fine weather, the Terre Borromeo tourism site on Monte Mottarone opens daily with a range of offers of leisure, sports and relaxation. From the adventure routes to tree climbing, from cycling itineraries to play areas for children.

Castles of Cannero work in progress: the exceptional transportation of the stairway connecting to the keep

May 2022

Castles of Cannero work in progress: the exceptional transportation of the stairway connecting to the keep

The project for the upgrading of the Castles of Cannero on Lago Maggiore is moving forward. At the Borromeo family’s wishes, it will transform the lakeside fortress into a modern interactive museum.
World Bee Day: discovering perfection in the apiary of Parco Pallavicino

May 2022

World Bee Day: discovering perfection in the apiary of Parco Pallavicino

Bees have a sophisticated and very delicate ecosystem, which is also an extraordinary biological indicator. 

The perfect realm of bees is clearly visible in the Parco Pallavicino, a natural oasis with over 50 species of fauna in Stresa, where there is also a permanent apiary that is an exemplary case of the completely natural process of production of craft honey in Lago Maggiore and of the close relationship with the other elements of nature.
The new Delfino hotel and restaurant inaugurated on Isola Bella

May 2022

The new Delfino hotel and restaurant inaugurated on Isola Bella

The facilities available to tourists of the Terre Borromeo circuit on Lake Maggiore has been extended with the services of the renovated Albergo Ristorante Delfino. Following a complex and delicate restoration, the eighteenth-century building now boasts a restaurant seating 150 and two suites. Every detail has been studied with the aim of preserving the vintage charm of the architectural and furnishing elements.

The rose terrace blooms for Mother’s Day

May 2022

The rose terrace blooms for Mother’s Day

Celebrating Mother’s Day with a day marked by beauty, surrounded by the blossoming flowers in the botanical gardens of the Borromean Islands and Parco Pallavicino in Stresa, on Lake Maggiore, now at the height of their splendour. The perfect idea for this year’s Mother’s Day, dedicated to a day out with the whole family on Sunday 8 May.

April’s sweet blossoms: on Isola Madre magnolias, mimosas and proteas in bloom

April 2022

April’s sweet blossoms: on Isola Madre magnolias, mimosas and proteas in bloom

Carpe diem. To witness the spectacle of the blooming of the most seductive flowers of Isola Madre you need to be ready to take advantage of the moment. Now is the time to admire magnolias, mimosas and proteas, which are resplendent and luxuriant throughout the month of April.

Easter Monday hunting for botanical treasures in the Parco Pallavicino

March 2022

Easter Monday hunting for botanical treasures in the Parco Pallavicino

The Terre Borromeo natural site in participating in the Grandi Giardini Italiani networks Botanical TreasureHunt on 18 April, Easter Monday. For families with children, a day in nature to have fun discovering hidden riches amid plants and flowers.

On 3 April Parco Pallavicino hosts the Family Run

March 2022

On 3 April Parco Pallavicino hosts the Family Run

A non-competitive run for the whole family in the natural Terre Borromeo oasis full of flowers and animals.

The season of the camellia, “lady of Isola Madre”

March 2022

The season of the camellia, “lady of Isola Madre”

Celebrated by poets and writers all over the world, considered a symbol of immortality in ancient times, chosen by Coco Chanel as a decorative motif in her creations, in the language of flowers it is “the bearer of perfect beauty and superiority”. Giving it as a gift is a message of esteem. Such is the camellia.

Christmas Presents: the colours, aromas and flavours of Lago Maggiore in the Terre Borromeo e-shop

November 2021

Christmas Presents: the colours, aromas and flavours of Lago Maggiore in the Terre Borromeo e-shop

Original and exclusive ideas for Christmas shopping are available online at the Terre Borromeo boutique.
Terre Borromeo closes the 2021 season. Goodbye till 18 March next year

November 2021

Terre Borromeo closes the 2021 season. Goodbye till 18 March next year

The spring and summer season of opening of the Terre Borromeo museums and gardens on Lago Maggiore concludes on November 1st.
From Parco Pallavicino to the Po Delta, happy ending in the rescue of the pink flamingo

August 2021

From Parco Pallavicino to the Po Delta, happy ending in the rescue of the pink flamingo

The Parco Pallavicino’s commitment to taking care of wild animals and reintroducing them into nature continues.
New environmental education project with marble trout at Parco Pallavicino

June 2021

New environmental education project with marble trout at Parco Pallavicino

The project of the park of  Terre Borromeo, located in Stresa, is developed in collaboration with the CNR-IRSA of Verbania for the conservation of native aquatic species.

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Da venerdì 16 a domenica 18 settembre, la città di Angera promuove "Il
Raduno Internazionale Mongolfiere"!
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Nove palloni voleranno sopra Terre Borromeo.
La manifestazione ha lo scopo benefico di raccogliere fondi per due associazioni del territorio: la Fondazione Renato Piatti Onlus e l'Associazione Genitori Bambini Down.
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Dalla Rocca di Angera lo spettacolo sarà magico!
Sei pronto a volare? Link in bio.
Foto ©️Città di Angera - Foto di Luciano Manconi
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From Friday 16th to Sunday 18th September, the city of Angera promotes "The
International Hot Air Balloon Meeting "!
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Nine balloons will fly over Terre Borromeo.
The event has the charitable purpose of raising funds for two associations in the area: the Renato Piatti Onlus Foundation and the Down-Parents' Association.
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From the Rocca di Angera the show will be magical!
Are you ready to fly? Link in bio.
Photo © City of Angera - Photo by Luciano Manconi

#terreborromeo #lakemaggiore #lagomaggiore #roccadiangera #BorromeoExperience #mongolfiere
Passione per il bello e innovazione culturale, quest'anno iniziamo così!
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Terre Borromeo organizza programmi didattici per le scuole di ogni ordine e grado nei suoi siti culturali e naturalistici, sul Lago Maggiore. Ogni attività è personalizzata, ideata per condividere esperienze, imparando.
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Buon ritorno a scuola!
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Passion for beauty and cultural innovation, this is how we start this year!
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Terre Borromeo organizes educational programs for schools of all levels in its cultural and naturalistic sites on Lake Maggiore. Each activity is personalized, designed to share experiences, learning.
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Happy back to school!
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#terreborromeo #lakemaggiore #lagomaggiore #isolamadre #isolabella #roccadiangera #BorromeoExperience #backtoschool
Accidenti, non era camomilla!
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Non farti ingannare dall’Anthemis Arvensis, la pianta che si fa conoscere come falsa camomilla. I fiori hanno tutto l’aspetto di una margherita, ma con qualche differenza.
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Lasciati guidare dagli occhi esperti dei nostri giardinieri per riconoscerle ed… evitare brutte sorprese. Guarda nelle stories!
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Damn, it wasn't chamomile!
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Don't be fooled by Anthemis Arvensis, the plant that makes itself known as false chamomile. The flowers have all the appearance of a daisy, but with some differences.
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Let yourself be guided by the expert eyes of our gardeners to recognize them and… avoid nasty surprises. Look in the stories!

#terreborromeo #lakemaggiore #lagomaggiore #BorromeoExperience #roccadiangera #falsacamomilla