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DragonflyVilla enjoys a prime spot beneath the majestic Rocca di Borromeo, a 12th century castle, in the picturesque village of Angera five minute walk from the shores of Lago Maggiore, lakefront bars, restaurants, shops and supermarkets and a fifteen minute walk to the ferry terminal and popular swimming beaches.

The original Lombardy Villa has been extensively renovated and updated and has two apartments:  Blu is 120msq with three bedrooms, bathroom and living rooms and Bianca is a double room with kitchenette and private bathroom. If you take both apartments you will have four bedrooms (sleeping 8) and two bathrooms all on the same floor. It is the perfect place to explore this beautiful, historic area, whether you are into culture, cuisine, art, sport or relaxation.




is a spacious,

120 sqm first floor apartment with three bedrooms a modern family bathroom, dining room and lounge which sleeps 6 people.  A private balcony overlooks the castle and the garden. 


or call +39 3336792447 

to book




is a first floor

double room which sleeps 2, 

with kitchenette, private bathroom and balcony overlooking the castle and garden




or call+39 3336792447

to book



Prime Location

The Dragonfly Villa is 250m from the historical village centre with two banks, a pharmacy, Incoop supermarket, bars and restaurants

It is a pleasant 750m stroll to the beaches and ferry point


Guests are invited to make use of the outdoor furniture in the arbour beside the dragonfly pond as well as the 12 seater wooden dining table and lounge chairs under the pergola 

Coffee Machine

Enjoy Italian coffee in both Blu and Bianca with the Nespresso coffee machines and complimentary coffee pods provided

Fitted kitchen

Blu has a fully fitted kitchen with airfryer, griller, toaster, microwave and dishwasher. There is a washing machine in the bathroom.

Bianca has a fridge, two plate cooker, microwave, toaster and kettle.

Smart TV

 Blu has a 65" Smart TV

and Bianca has a 55" Smart TV

Vegetable garden

Guests are welcome to pick fresh vegetables and herbs in the vegetable and herb garden when available


Both Blu and Bianca have large balconies where you can sit and enjoy the views of the castle, the garden and local neighbourhood

Free Wifi

There is fast free wifi available throughout the property


The barbecue is at your disposal 

We have charcoal and firelighters 

ask in the studio


There is street parking available  Although most tourist sites can be reached on foot, or by train or ferry you do need to consult the timetables as the ferry zig zags up the lake so the trip may take a while so the train may be the quicker option. We can advise you on your choices.

Baby bath on request

Baby bath, changing mat and cot free of charge 

Please arrange when you make the booking


Giant Jenga, Boules and various board games and cards are available





Leisure Activities

Swimming, Boating, Boarding, Kayaking, Cycling, Hang gliding, Hiking, Horse riding

Wave Aquapark, Sesto Calende -

Cultural Sites

 Rocca di Borromeo

Collosus of Carlo Borromeo in Arona

Santuario della Madonna della Riva

Oratorio S. Filippo Neri


Village Market Angera -Thursday morning, lungoglago di Angera

Village Market Arona- Tuesday morning, lungolago di Arona

There are many other markets in the summer - dates to be advised

Public Beaches

There are a few beaches along the shoreline but main beaches are the Angera Spiaggia Comunale near Damino Pizzeria and Lakefront Angera  as well as

Spiaggia del Sasso Cavallazzo at Ranco

Recommended Destinations

Santa Caterina Hermitage,

Borromean Islands,

Funivia di Laveno, 

Lago D'Orta,

Sacro Monte di Varese, 

The Lago Maggiore Express, Stresa

Villa Taranto, Verbania

**There is a manual in your unit with

details and websites

Children's Play Park

There is a children's Play Park on the lungolago di Angera near Piazza Garibaldi

Boat Hire

Boat Rent Italy, Angera, 

365SAIL, Angera,

Wineries Tours

Cascina Piano in Angera


Rossi di Angera for Grappa and Gin


Agriturismo Tenuta Tovaglieri in Golasecca


Cantina Fontechiara, Cascina Vallazza 10, 28021 Borgomanero NO

eBike Tours & Hire

We can advise on the numerous cycle routes and paths around the nature reserve and surrounding farmlands.. Various ebikes can be hired in the village

Horse Riding 

ASD Club Ippico Euratom

Designer Shopping 

Vicolungo The Style Outlets 

150 stores 45 minutes from Angera in the province of Novara. Designer Brands include – Adidas, Puma, Vans, Colmar, Armani  and Missoni

Milano Quadrilatero d'Oro

The Golden Rectangle of Fashion - Milan's fashion district in via Monte Napoleone, via Manzoni, via della Spiga and corso Venezia +-60 minutes train to Milan (Garibaldi or Centrale) from Sesto Calende then metro to Montenapoleone.


Recommended Restaurants

Pizzeria Damino

Bottega 5

Hotel Ristorante Lido di Angera

Bohemian Rhapsody

Osteria Melograno

Miralago Pizza & Cucina

Nettare di Giuggiole

Bar Aquarama 

In Tourist Season it is advised to book well in advance as most restaurants fill up quickly


Beautiful appartment, all made with great taste, Perfect equipped. Shelly and Bryan made very warm wellcome for us , they took care for all. It was very hot time and they provided air conditioner. The area around very nice and quiet.

Neli. il

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