Tag: gardens

Romantic getaway on lake maggiore

5th April

3 days, 2 nights 


€865,00 per couple

Experience the magical atmosphere of Isola Bella by night staying in an exclusive boutique hotel. Enjoy some relaxation in a 5-star Spa and the charm of the Borromean Islands.



Arrival Stresa and transfer by motorboat to reach Isola Bella; the romantic and unique setting of the Boutique Hotel Elvezia. Free time at disposal to visit the Borromeo Palace with its majestic baroque garden, with ten terraces overlooking the lake. At the end of the day, when the sun sets and the last boat departs, the island changes appearance: silence falls and in the quiet evening the voices are those of nature and the lights dance on the water’s surface.. An informal dinner at Ristolounge Elvezia on the island awaits.

Overnight stay.


​Enjoy breakfast on the terrace as the sun rises on the Borromean Gulf. Afterwards, transfer by boat to Isola MadreRead More »

Dahlias Exhibition

Villa Taranto
From the end of July until the end of October

Don’t lose this fantastic flowers in Villa Taranto! You could visit the Dahlias maze, more than 1700 dahlias of 350 different kinds, a suggestion of colors and shapes.

Discover “Emory Paul”, its flowers are bigger than 25 cm and “Butter Cup”, that, on the contrary is the smallest!


Orchids Festival

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.

Water Flowers in Villa Taranto

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.