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Discovering Maggiore Lake: the wonderful Borromean Islands (Italy)

When I was a child, one of the typical summer day trips was to Maggiore Lake, starting from Stresa and reaching the three Borromean Islands… 513 more words


Beetroot risotto

I still have to do travel journals for my jaunts to the Italian Lakes, Lyon and Croatia! Whew. Meanwhile, here’s a little taster of what we got up to in Italy. 579 more words


Stresa, Lake Maggiore Italy

From our location on Lago d’Orta it was about a 50 minute drive to Stresa on Lake Maggiore, and we noticed a very quick change from our small, quiet, charming village. 163 more words


Go. Lake Orta, Italy

Lake Maggiore’s little sister, Lake Orta, may be smaller in size but it’s certainly big on beauty. In fact its reputation as one of ‘the lakes’ best kept secrets means that not even many Italians have heard about it. 77 more words


Sleep. Stresa, Lake Maggiore, Italy

Villa Maurice, bookable direct through the Hotel Meeting, boasts a number of modern apartments just a few minutes walk from the town centre. Apartment Michela has a fab little roof terrace with lake and mountain views, and price includes breakfast in the hotel. 39 more words


Go. Stresa, Lake Maggiore, Italy

Lake and Island hopping from Stresa to Verbania Pallanza and the Borromean Islands. Super saver ticket (€14) from Tomassucci Travel, Stresa allows unlimited island stops on the return from Pallanza. 60 more words