Villa Della Porta Bozzolo and Isola Madre
The villa and the island: gardens on land and water
Special group offer
Villa Della Porta Bozzolo: Arrival in Casalzuigno for the guided visit of the Villa Della Porta Bozzolo. The splendid Rococo country residence, a few kilometers from Lake Maggiore was donated in 1989 to the FAI (Italian Environmental Fund) which restores and opens the Villa to the public.
Lunch: At the end of the visit there is time for lunch at the villa’s restaurant “La Cucina di Casa” or if one prefers there is the possibility to enjoy a packed lunch supplied by the restaurant in the surrounding garden. At 2 p.m. ca. departure by bus to reach Laveno Mombello and embarkation in motorboat to reach the shores of the Isola Madre.
Isola Madre: The largest of the Borromean Islands, in the center of the gulf of the same name. Guided visit along the pathways which wind through the luscious garden, full of particular plants and enhanced by the elegant peacocks that live freely on the island. You proceed to the palace, the first residence of the Borromeo family, built in Renaissence style and decorated with furniture originating from the family’s various estates. Transfer by motorboat to Stresa and free time to discover the town. Meeting at the bus and return home.
VISITBozzolo and Isola Madre a pass that includes the following services:
• Entrance to the Villa Della Porta Bozzolo
• Guided visit inside the Villa Dalla Porta Bozzolo
• Entrance to the garden and the farm buildings
• 10% discount in the villa’s Bookshop
• Motorboat transfer from Laveno to Isola Bella and Stresa, last stop Stresa
• Guided visit to the palace of Isola Madre
• Entrance ticket to the palace and garden of Isola Madre
The offer does not include:
• Typical lunch (pasta course, main course, dessert, ½ water, ¼ wine, coffee) at the Ristorante “La Cucina di Casa” (situated in the Villa). Seasonal menu to be agreed upon directly bu the group leader and the manager of the restaurant. Prices starting from € 19,50 per person
• Packed lunch proposed by “La Cucina di Casa”.
> Express Sandwich Basket + 1 dessert + water + coffee
> Deluxe Basket (possibility of a choice of menu with ceramic plates, glasses and blanket)
Price upon request based on the menu
• All which is not included under “includes the following services”
Full: 46,00 euros per person
Reduced: 40,00 euros per person (Members of FAI)
Gratuity: 1 every 25 paying guests
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