Hotels to remember: Belgirate

Belgirate: introduction

Belgirate Hotel

In a panoramic position on the Motta Rossa promontory, between the lower basin of Lake Maggiore and the Borromeo Gulf, Belgirate was frequented by illustrious names such as the editor Treves, who built a villa here and offered hospitality to a host of guests including De Amicis, Verga, D'Annunzio, and Bistolfi. Stendhal, Gozzano and Fogazzaro often chose this town for their vacations.

At Belgirate one finds Villa Carlotta, the Gothic Church of St Marta, the Church of St Maria, the Parish Church Purificazione di Maria, the Baita della Libertà Museum, the Ethnographic Museum and Villa Treves.

Itineraries and travel ideas

Belgirate: places to see in the area