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Isola Bella - Lago Maggiore

Isola Bella on Lago Maggiore, Italy. Swiss Alps in one direction, Piedmont in another. We took a train ride from Montreaux, Switzerland down to Stressa, Italy where we visited Isola Bella. Just beautiful!

Borromeïsche eilanden, Lago Maggiore, Piemonte

Isola Bella (beautiful island) is on Lake Maggiore, northern Italy. The island has belonged to the Borromei family for generations, and is a popular tourist destination today with beautifully-kept Italianate gardens.

White Peacock in Garden on Isola Bella at Lake Maggiore, Piedmont, Italy

White Peacock in Gardens on Isola Bella, Lake Maggiore, Piedmont, Italy--Decadent!

Isola bella plan

Isola bella plan

Jardines de Isola Bella, Italia -- kids love it here. http://exploretheworldwithyourkids.com/the-italian-lakes/

El verdor está en el aire: jardines donde perderse

Stepping ashore from Lake Trasimeno onto the little Umbrian island of Isola Maggiore, it's not hard to see why St Francis of Assisi once .

My holiday tips: Isola Bella, Stresa, Lago Maggiore, Italy

I would love to sit on that terrace with a glass of Prosecco and take in all that beauty. I dream of Italy.