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Isola Bella

Isola Bella, Italy
+39 0323 30556
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One of three magical islands on Lake Maggiore, Isola Bella charms visitors with its magnificent Baroque palace and terraced gardens that slope to the lake.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Isola Bella, Italy
+39 0323 30556
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

This is a lovely island, but not large, and the day we were there ( a Monday in April), you could not see it for tourists. Every spare space is filled with shops selling cheap tourist tat, teeshirts, tea towels, plastic everything, and cafes, all...More

Thank MrsAW
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Fantastic beautiful place. An absolute must is visiting all 3 islands - you won't be disappointed. The memory will live forever 😎

Thank rosemary r
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is a wonderful place to visit, the gardens are fabulous, the views are beautiful, the Palazzo was interesting too, really had a wonderful day there.

Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Beautiful gardens definitely worth visiting. Gift shop was also quite good and there is free wifi at the cafe.

1  Thank willywoodle
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

After a morning storm the skies opened to a glorious blue and ventured to Isola Bella after lunch. A lot of history and beauty in the buildings and the gardens are simply fantastic. Definitely worth the visit on a nice day.

Thank 153cherylw
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Amazing place. The gardens were fascinating, with 10 terraces filled with statues and citrus trees, the landscaping was very theatrical & full of Italian drama. Even this early in the season (March) there was plenty of colour in the gardens, and the palace was spectacular,...More

Thank bluejay2016
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We visited the island on a sunny day. There were many tourist and the island is big enough to welcome many people. The castle is stunning and especially the ground floor done with small rocks. We have young children and the garden was a winner....More

Thank Clem C
Reviewed 20 March 2016

The palace is beautiful, the island is beautiful and the gardens are beyond beautiful. This is a sight for all the senses. We loved it! Highly recommended!!

Thank fiamma11
Reviewed 19 January 2016

I love this place. The house is interesting but the gardens...magical. I have been a couple of times, the second time I walked quickly through the house only stopping to take in the views from the windows. I made my way down to the vaulted...More

Thank Excaliber13
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Is an amazing island, here you will find the magnificent palace of Barromeo royal family. Unforgettable experience!

Thank Ada R
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