Villa Taranto - Lake Maggoire- Italy
These magnificent gardens were created by a Scotsman - Neil Boyd McEacharn and first opened to the public in 1952. The gardens contain over 20000 varieties and species of plants and 7 km of paths. These gardens are best reached using the boats that provide a frequent service around this part of the lake. It is best to get a "rover" ticket and then you can get off to see the gardens on Isola Bella, Isola Madre as well as some lovely public parks in Stresa, Baveno and Pallanza.
Villa Taranto gardens
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