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Palazzo Borromeo

Stresa, Isola Bella, Italy
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Stresa, Isola Bella, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I always enthuse about a visit to Isola Bella but my last visit coincided with a mega group from an English cruise liner. While the garden was still beautiful that number of people takes the gloss off it. This time there were far fewer visitors...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 4 days ago

This palace is like something out of a movie. Simultaneously grand, beautiful and frankly outrageously over the top it has amazing terraced gardens and is genuinely like nowhere else.

1  Thank Jane Mary R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful island , we took the 3 island ferry from stresa lido so toured all 3 borromea islands . We were amazed by how beautiful the palace and gardens were . Amazing place a must see .

Thank karentia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have seen many castles and palaces in my life on numberless European trips and therefore didn't expect anything exceptional when I decided to visit the Borromean Islands as a part of my trip. However, I was very suprised in a positive way and simply...More

Thank KemikOjstra
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must if visiting Lago Maggiore. Weather was a bit iffy today but rain stopped around 3 and we decided to head here and Isola Pescatore. So glad we did. Our stay here would have been really incomplete had we missed it. It is only...More

1  Thank bambergfan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to reach from Stresa or Baveno the gardens and palaces on the islands are a must to visit. Try for weekdays to miss some of the queues. If visiting both a combined ticket is the best value. Definitely take a camera with you. The...More

1  Thank MixMasterMoll
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A short 15 minute boat trip from Stresa. The palace and gardens are well worth the visit. The gardens are very well maintained and are very typical of traditional Italian terraces. You cannot miss the white peacocks walking round the garden.

1  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are visiting Strezza, it is of great interest to visit the Isola Bella and the Palazzo Borromeo. It has an important history for Italy and for Europe. Excellent gardens, interesting paintings .Napoleon and Josephine have visited the palace and were down. You will...More

1  Thank travelle-123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very opulent palace and elegant gardens. Look for the white peacocks. Only minor remark you should make it clear that you can buy tickets online so you can skip the massive queue.

Thank marco b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Isola Bella is astonishing! one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen and the Palace is according to the extreme beauty and magnificience of the place. The tapestry gallery, the grottes and the impressive Flower Garden.

1  Thank fernandocE9816AZ
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25 January 2016|
Response from omesteef | Reviewed this property |
The island is hardly wheelchair accessible. The are some ramps going up from the private boat peer. And with regular boatservice you will be able to visit the main street. However most establishments aswell as the palace and... More
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14 November 2015|
Response from ale f |
I advise you to go in spring
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