Stresa. Traveling to Lake Lago MaggioreAt the heart of the Italian Alps, in the gorge of mountain chains, on the shores of the purest Lago Maggiore there is one of the most beautiful cities of Northern Italy - Stresa.
Stresa is like a precious diamond which was always surrounded with care and attention. For many centuries there were two possessions of the richest Italian clan Borromei and Visconti. A famous Venetian lawyer de Daverio who was fond of music as much as the laws turned Stresa into a place of pilgrimage, well-known composers and musicians. First it was meetings at the luxurious villa of a lawyer and later the annual music festival was organized.
Stresa is famous for its delicacy - margeritine. This is a peculiar visiting card of the city, a pride of local culinary. A confectioner Bolongaro was a creator of that masterpiece. The dainty was made for royal Margaret Savoyskoy.
The geographical location of Stresa had contributed to that the city quickly became a prestigious resort. British monarchs enjoy spending time here. Many famous artists and writers find their muse of inspiration in Stresa. And how could it be otherwise? All surrounding beauty filled with an atmosphere of happiness, romance and love. You feel that you want to life for creating and create for living and enjoying the magnificent panorama of picturesque places. There is no coincidence that many paintings or photos depicting the beauty of the city are filled with light, sunshine, optimism and enthusiasm.