Spring Festival on Lake Maggiore

Posted on 18th February, by sapori in What’s up. No Comments

Spring Festival on Lake Maggiore

From 23rd to 28th March 2012 - “Spring Festival” at the Borromeo Island and the Angera Fortress an Lake Maggiore

On 23rd March 2012 the gardens of the tree Borromeo propreties onLake Maggiore (Isola Bella, Isola Madre and the Angera Fortress) will open again!

The “Spring Festival” will take place a whole week from 23rd to 28th March. The main characters will be the famous Renaissance gardens of the “Isola Bella“ and those romantic of the “Isola Madre” with thousand spring flowering.

The medieval gardens of the Angera Fortress will be wonderful colored, but not from tulips, which in Middle Ages weren’t present in the sorrounding area of the lake, but from the first flowering compositaes (daisies and giant daisies)… A huge varieties of violets cover the hill, where is situated the fortress and his magic garden, in a wonderful landscape suspended on the blue of the lake. With tulips and “ancient flowers”, main charachters will be azaleas and rhododendrons, lilac bushes and perfumed wisteria as well, you will be in a word of perfume… easy to say:”Spring is in the air!”

Camellias and roses are the real queens of the “Isola Bella”, but they are homed in rich varieties also in the other tree Borromeo Paradises. Together with true flowers, also painted flowers are waiting for you! The famous “Borromeo Painting Exposition” in the “Isola Bella” palace will show also a special exhibition with floreal paitings which are authentic masterpieces.

For the “Spring Festival” there will be the possibility to buy a through ticket (admit for the two Islands, with their palaces and gardens, the “Borromeo Painting Exposition”, the “Berthier Hall”, the Angera Fortress and its garden) at the special price of 21,50 €.


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