Maggiore Lake at the same time is the boundary line between two regions, Piedmont and Lombardy as well as two countries, Switzerland and Italy. It is the longest Italian lake and the second largest lake in Italy.
Thanks to its mild climate and its rich property of art and nature, it is a tourist worldwide appealing destination.
The climate is mild in both summer and winter, producing Mediterranean vegetation, with many gardens growing rare and exotic plants.
Well-known gardens ,very interesting in terms of botanical interest are those of the Borromeo and Brissago islands, that of the Villa Taranto in Verbania, and the Alpinia botanical garden above Stresa.
|Region||Piedmont and Lombardy|
|Province||Verbania and Novara|