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Mottarone Adventure Park: the fun in nature restarts on 6 April

April 2024

Mottarone Adventure Park: the fun in nature restarts on 6 April

After the opening of the buildings and gardens on the Isole Borromee, the Rocca di Angera and the Parco Pallavicino, tomorrow, 6 April, Terre Borromeo is also launching the new season at the Mottarone Adventure Park.

Terre Borromeo: museums, parks and gardens reopen on 16th March

February 2024

Terre Borromeo: museums, parks and gardens reopen on 16th March

The new tourism season on Lago Maggiore begins on Saturday 16 March for Terre Borromeo.

Terre Borromeo: more than a million visitors in 2023

November 2023

Terre Borromeo: more than a million visitors in 2023

An extraordinary season for the tourism sites owned by the Borromeo family on Lago Maggiore has recently concluded. Among the events of most resonance, the Cruise Collection fashion show by Louis Vuitton on Isola Bella and the Oltre il buio contemporary art exhibition at the Rocca di Angera.

Stresa Festival, four musical evenings on the Isole Borromee

August 2023

Stresa Festival, four musical evenings on the Isole Borromee

The summer’s most charming musical appointment in Lago Maggiore and the Golfo Borromeo has come around again. Stresa Festival returns to the Isole Borromee, with the music of artists of international renown and talented young performers ringing out.

The Parco Pallavicino “family” is extended

July 2023

The Parco Pallavicino “family” is extended

In the natural oasis of Stresa, where over 60 species of mammals and birds have found their home, two kangaroos, a Patagonian mara, two goats and six fallow deer have all been born in the last few months. Meanwhile, new hens are parading around the farm.

Rocca di Angera Ala Scaligera Oltre il buio Beyond the Darkness

April 2023

Rocca di Angera Ala Scaligera Oltre il buio Beyond the Darkness

In Angera the contemporary art exhibition curated by Alberto Salvadori opens: the works of 15 artists selected by Galleria Franco Noero celebrate the extraordinary development of light from the very origins of humanity.

Terre Borromeo destinations available with just a click thanks to the new app

March 2023

Terre Borromeo destinations available with just a click thanks to the new app

The Terre Borromeo tourism season takes off on 16 March with an easy to use and intuitive app that is available to visitors. Inside it are also an audioguide in four languages and an itinerary for children.

“Pilgrim’s Journey”: Isola Bella to Santa Giulia Museum in Brescia.

February 2023

“Pilgrim’s Journey”: Isola Bella to Santa Giulia Museum in Brescia.

The work held in the Sala del Pellegrino [Pilgrim’s Room] in Palazzo Borromeo on Lago Maggiore is on loan to the Fondazione Brescia Musei for the exhibition devoted to Giacomo Ceruti that is included in the programme of Italian Capital of Culture 2023.

Terre Borromeo events & innovations for Mar 16 tourism launch.

February 2023

Terre Borromeo events & innovations for Mar 16 tourism launch.

The museums and naturalistic sites of the Terre Borromeo circuit on Lago Maggiore – Isola Bella, Isola Madre, Rocca di Angera and Parco Pallavicino will reopen on 16 March 2023. On 6 April it will be the turn of the Mottarone Adventure Park, immersed in the woods of the Mottarone.

Heritage conservation makes culture shine

January 2023

Heritage conservation makes culture shine

These works, which are carried out every year when the cultural sites are closed to the public, ensure that the artistic treasures and architectural elements are preserved

Terre Borromeo: record results for the 2022 season

November 2022

Terre Borromeo: record results for the 2022 season

The circuit on Lago Maggiore registered more than 916,000 admissions at the closure of its sites on 1 November, surpassing the best results of the pre-Covid era. The goal for the future is to make the territory increasingly rich in cultural attractions to contribute to its (economic) development together with the other local players. 

The Garden of Ideas: a literary journey through art and nature

August 2022

The Garden of Ideas: a literary journey through art and nature

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.

Dreamy Isola Bella atmosphere for Stresa Festival, Aug 24-26.

August 2022

Dreamy Isola Bella atmosphere for Stresa Festival, Aug 24-26.

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

Tropical beauty from Hawaii blooms delicately on Isola Madre.

July 2022

Tropical beauty from Hawaii blooms delicately on Isola Madre.

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.
Explore Lake Maggiore by train with Trenitalia & Terre Borromeo.

July 2022

Explore Lake Maggiore by train with Trenitalia & Terre Borromeo.

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.

Free tree climbing at Mottarone Adventure Park on #MottaroneDay.

June 2022

Free tree climbing at Mottarone Adventure Park on #MottaroneDay.

The Mottarone Park gifts you a tree climbing experience.
Parco Pallavicino releases weaned pond turtles into the wild.

June 2022

Parco Pallavicino releases weaned pond turtles 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.
Hobby nurtured in Parco Pallavicino soars in Piana di Fondotoce.

June 2022

Hobby nurtured in Parco Pallavicino soars in 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.

Transporting Cannero Castles’ stairway to keep: work in progress.

May 2022

Transporting Cannero Castles’ stairway to keep: work in progress.

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.
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Esplora i siti museali di Terre Borromeo con un tour guidato.
Acquista l’audioguida al link in bio e preparati ad un’avventura indimenticabile tra arte, natura e cultura. 

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Explore Terre Borromeo's museum sites with a guided tour.
Purchase the audio guide at the link in bio and get ready for an unforgettable adventure among art, nature and culture.

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Sabato 16 marzo riaprono tutte le location di Terre Borromeo. Clicca sul link in bio per prenotare l'ingresso alle singole location o scegli una combo:

- Isola Bella + Isola Madre
- Isola Bella + Rocca di Angera + Parco Pallavicino
- Isola Bella + Isola Madre + Parco Pallavicino
- Isola Bella + Isola Madre + Rocca di Angera
- Isola Madre + Rocca di Angera + Parco Pallavicino

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Saturday, March 16th, all Terre Borromeo locations will reopen. Click the link in the bio to book the tickets to individual locations or choose a combo:

- Isola Bella + Isola Madre
- Isola Bella + Rocca di Angera + Parco Pallavicino
- Isola Bella + Isola Madre + Parco Pallavicino
- Isola Bella + Isola Madre + Rocca di Angera
- Isola Madre + Rocca di Angera + Parco Pallavicino

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Tra le pagine di questi volumi si celano commenti, appunti e disegni, talvolta legati semplicemente alle variazioni climatiche e talvolta ad avvenimenti epocali. Nel fondo Calendari sono ad esempio raccolti i “Giornali con le ferie”, i Lunari, svariati “Palmaverde”, i celebri almanacchi del regno Sardo.

A quale anno pensi si riferisca il calendario nella foto?

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Within the pages of these volumes are hidden comments, notes and drawings, sometimes simply related to climatic variations and sometimes to momentous events. For example, in the Calendars fund are collected "Giornali con le ferie", Lunari, several "Palmaverde", the famous almanacs of the Sardinian kingdom.

Which year do you think the calendar in the picture refers to?

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Segna la data sul calendario 📌

Sabato 16 marzo le location di Terre Borromeo apriranno le porte ad una nuova stagione piena di emozioni.
Attendiamo che l’inverno si dissolva per accoglierti a Isola Bella, Isola Madre, Rocca di Angera e Parco Pallavicino!

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 Mark the date on your calendar 📌

On Saturday, March 16, Terre Borromeo locations will open their doors to a new season full of excitement.
Waiting for winter to fade away to welcome you to Isola Bella, Isola Madre, Rocca di Angera and Parco Pallavicino!

Video credits: @juliamachnik 

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Esploriamo insieme la sala più celebre della Rocca di Angera!

La Sala della Giustizia svela un tesoro di affreschi su tre lati e sulle volte, che si presentano ricoperte da un ricco decoro a motivi geometrici dai colori brillanti.

Il ciclo di affreschi sulle pareti, considerato tra i più ricchi e complessi della pittura medioevale italiana, narra le epiche imprese di Ottone Visconti, ispirate al poemetto Liber gestis in civitate Mediolani.

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Let's explore the most famous and spectacular room of the Rocca di Angera! 

The Hall of Justice unveils a treasure trove of frescoes on three sides and on the vaults, which are covered in richly decorated geometric patterns in brilliant colors.

The cycle of frescoes on the walls, considered among the richest and most complex in medieval Italian painting, narrates the epic exploits of Ottone Visconti, inspired by the poem Liber gestis in civitate Mediolani.

#TerreBorromeo #BorromeoExperience #LagoMaggiore #Italia #roccadiangera #angera #rocca
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Un impegno che unisce passione e precisione. La pulizia dei finimenti equestri nelle grotte di Palazzo Borromeo ci permette di mantenere intatto ogni dettaglio, preservandolo con cura.

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A commitment that combines passion and precision. Cleaning equestrian harnesses in the caves of the Borromeo Palace allows us to keep every detail intact, carefully preserving them.

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Viaggiamo indietro nel tempo con uno sguardo al Lago Maggiore, catturando l'essenza senza tempo di un'Isola Bella in bianco e nero.

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Let's travel back in time with a look at Lake Maggiore, capturing the timeless essence of an Isola Bella in black and white.

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