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Landmark in Arona

Sacro Monte di San Carlo

When Milan's superstar bishop San Carlo Borromeo (1538–84) was declared a saint in 1610, his cousin Federico ordered the creation of a sacro monte in his memory, featuring 15 chapels lining a path to a church. The c…
Ristorante in Arona

Taverna del Pittore

What is possibly Largo Maggiore's most romantic restaurant has a waterside terrace and views of the illuminated Rocca di Angera fortress at night. The refined food is no less fabulous, with squid, duck and octopus t…