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1 Comenius Tour Operator for a professional business Home - Comenius Project COMENIUS Multilateral school partnerships – 2012 Knowing Europe Through an Educational Business Agenzia Nazionale LLP Italia Via Magliabechi, – FIRENZE Pädagogischer Austauschdienst der KMK (PAD) Nationale Agentur für EU-Programme im Schulbereich Nassestraße Bonn Agence Europe-Education-Formation France Service Comeniu - 25 quai des Chartrons Bordeaux Cedex

2 TOURIST TOUR AROUND MILAN, MONZA, LAKES COMO, MAGGIORE AND ORTA PART 3 From Tuesday 8th May to Thursday 10th May 2012

3 Day 6 : Tuesday 8th May 2012 LAKE MAGGIORE Visit to the Borromean islands: Isola Madre, Isola Bella and Isola dei Pescatori.

4 Size It has an area of 212 km ². It stretches 65 km long and is 5 km wide. Ithas a depth of 372 m. The lake is 193 meters above sea level. The volume of water is 37 km ³.

5 The Borromean islands « Isola Madre » : The largest of the Borromean islands There is a botanic garden with a palace. Open from 9.00 am to 5.30 pm Price : Palace and garden : 11

6 « Isola dei Pescatori » : the authentic island of fishermen

7 « Isola Bella » : the castle of the Borromee family and its garden Price : palace and garden : 13 (« Isola Madre » and « Isola Bella » : 18 )

8 To visit the palace, you can have a guided tour (about 35 minutes) in Italian, French, English or German. This guided tour costs 40 euros. You can have an audioguide in Italian,German and French. « Isola Bella »

9 How to go to the islands

10 By boat : The islands can be reached from Stresa, Arona, Pallanza, Locarno, Laveno... with the boats of the "Navigazione Lago Maggiore". Address : Navigazione Lago Maggiore - Via Francesco Baracca, Arona (NO) - Tel. (+39) Price : Stresa/The 3 islands Departure from Stresa : every 30 minutes.

11 « Isola Madre » It is the biggest of the three Borromean islands. Situated in the middle of the gulf, with a magnificent palace of the Renaissance as well as one of the oldest gardens of Italy, the island is famous for its tranquility. The famous French poet Gustave Flaubert said in 1845: " Isola Madre, heaven on Earth. Trees with gold leaves that the sun gilded

12 « Isola Bella » Isola Bella was known as Isola di sotto inferiore or isolated island until There was then a small fishing village. That year, the Count Charles Borromeo III (Carlo III Borromeo) began the construction of a palace in honor of his wife Isabella d'Adda. The work, interrupted by a plague, was completed at around 1652 by the son of Charles. The terraced gardens were only opened in Over the following centuries, the Borromeo family made it a center of worldly importance.

13 « Isola Bella » : The great baroque palace The great baroque palace is a museum containing unique pieces of inestimable value: the original furnishings, paintings and frescoes of the 16th-19th centuries, Flemish tapestries of silk embroidered with gold, sculptures, weapons old. The halls of the palace are also impressive, with such a ballroom, a throne room, an armory, or the Salon Napoleon (the latter probably stayed on several occasions).

14 « Isola Bella » : The palace The Palace, built in the 16th century, was renovated by the Princess of Borromeo in 1978 and since then home to antique furniture from various family residences. It has also been converted into a museum and you can see replicas of homes averages, many collections delivered, tapestries and porcelain, a puppet theater, an art gallery bringing together old masters and 17th century Lombardy Finally, a doll museum, bringing together French and German parts of the 19th century.

15 Hotel Restaurant « San Carlo » Arona Hotel Restaurant San Carlo is situated near Arona and offers a magnificent view of Lake Maggiore. Most of its spacious rooms look onto the lake or onto the castle of Angera. In the Hotel Restaurant San Carlo, you can have dinner on the terrace which overhangs the lake. It is only 1,5 km away from the Lake Maggiore and 50 meters away from a public bus stop.

16 Access plan Prices for 2 nights with a view of the lake (bed and breakfast) : 180

17 Hotel Restaurant « San Carlo » Arona View from the hotel Terrace

18 Hotel « Giardino » Corso Republica 1 Arona Prices for 2 nights with a view of the lake and the square : 158 (breakfast not included)

19 Day 7 : Lake Orta Day around the lake Visit to « San Giulio » island and its convent. Dinner and night in Arona

20 Day 7 : Wednesday 9th May 2012 You will go to Lago di Orta – to give it its Italian name. It is 13.5kms/ eight miles long and surrounded by mountains covered in lush vegetation. The setting alone is breathtaking but the jewel in the crown is the island of San Giulio in the middle of Lake Orta and dominated by its thirteenth century basilica and convent. Lake ORTA

21 Restaurant « La vecchia Arona » Lungolago Marconi 17 Arona Open from Monday to Sunday (Closed on Friday) Terrace and garden Prices from 35 to 42 (per person)

22 Day 8 : Thursday 10th May 2012 ARONA Have a look at the statue « San Carlone ». Go for a walk around the lake and in the town of Arona. Departure for the airport Return the car to Hertz in Milan Malpensa airport Check in at the airport Flight at 5.25 pm Arrival in Paris Charles de Gaulle at 6.55 pm

23 ARONA You can go to see the statue « San Carlone ». Charles of Borromee was born in Arona. Its one of the biggest in the world measuring(23.40 meters high )

24 You can visit the beautiful town of Arona and go shopping before going for a walk along the lake.

25 Restaurant « La vecchia Arona » Lungolago Marconi 17 Arona Open from Monday to Sunday (Closed on Friday) Terrace and garden Prices from 35 to 42 (per person)

26 Costs Flight87 Hotels411 Car Rental157 ExtrasCa. 50


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