Arona, Sunday 26 May
Non competitive cycling, 6 km between flowers and Arona’s streets, through the historical center and Del Popolo Square.
Free ticket and balloons for children.
Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May
Petalo Pavillon, inside Villa Taranto, will become a true tropical paradise for the Orchid Festival, co-organized with the association “Le orchidee del Lago Maggiore”.
An exposition of particular orchids, you’ll have the opportunity to admire different species. Meeting with an expert gardner, that will explain some curiosity about orchids.
In case of bad weather the exposition will be postponed on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May.
Monday 22 April
Stresa Family Run – Villa Pallavicino
Family run, 6 km in the botanical and zoological park of Villa Pallavicino, among flowers and animals!
A different way to spend your Easter holidays!
Starting time: 9.30 a.m.
More information: Touristic Office “Città di Stresa” tel: 0323 31308
From June to August
Let yourself be fascinated by the amazing summer flowers of Villa Taranto!
From June to August you can admire several different species of waterlillies, you’ll also be impressed by the Lotus Flowers, symbol of India and Buddhism.
Lotus Flower has big leaves (until 50-60 cm) and amazing rose petals.
“Le settimane del tulipano” Villa Taranto
From 7 until 28 April 2019
In this particular period the garden of Villa Taranto lights with the thousands colours of more then 80. 000 bulbous in flowers, among these, the unquestioned star is the tulip flower. There are more then 65 varieties of tulips, among them there is the possibility to admire the rare black tulip “Queen of Night” and the “Big Chief”, with its corolla’s diameter of almost 10 centimetres.
“The Tulip’s Maze” is a magnificent show of colours, a long sinous path created by master-gardeners with 20.000 bulbous.
Furthermore in this season you can admire other wonderful blooms like rhododendrons and azaleas.
You can visit the garden every day, holidays included, from 8.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.