The islands of Lago Maggiore

After enjoying the gardens and home at Isola Madre we hop back on the ferry. Then over to the cute and colorful Isola Pescatori (Fisherman’s Island) for a delicious lunch. Then a quick jaunt over to Isola Bella… Where we toured the home and gardens of the Borromeo family… The home has an amazing grotto…Continue reading “The islands of Lago Maggiore”

Lago Maggiore, Botanical Gardens and Villa Taranto

Next stop Lago Maggiore. After leaving the incredible Casa Scaparone and truffle obsessed town of Alba we drive to Verbania, Michael (our friend from the bay area who is graciously hosting and is showing us his favorite places) has an apartment there so we will stay there for the next few days. We arrive inContinue reading “Lago Maggiore, Botanical Gardens and Villa Taranto”