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   Bed & Breakfast Angera   

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Dragonfly Villa 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 ten minute walk to the ferry terminal and beaches. The original Lombardy Villa has been extensively renovated and updated and has two units:  Appartamento Blu is a 120msq three bedroom apartment and Camera Bianca is a double room with private bathroom. If you take both units 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 three bedroom apartment  with a modern family bathroom which sleeps 6 people.  A private balcony overlooks the castle. 



is a small apartment

with kitchenette, private bathroom and balcony

which sleeps 2.






Prime Location

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

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

Airport Shuttle

Collections to and from Malpensa Airport can be arranged

Collections from Sesto Calende and other train stations can also be arranged

Coffee Machine

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

Fitted kitchen

Appartamento Blu has a fully fitted kitchen and a washing machine.

Camera Bianca has a fridge, microwave, Airfryer, sandwich griller, toaster and kettle.


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 


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

Smart TV

Appartamento Blu has a 

65" Smart TV

and the Camera 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


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 - and the train may be the quicker option. We can advise you on your choices.

Free Wifi

There is fast free wifi available throughout the property

Baby bath on request

Baby bath 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

Public Beaches

There are lots of little beaches along the shoreline but main beaches are the Angera Spiaggia Comunale and

Lakefront Angera 

Spiaggia del Sasso Cavallazzo at Ranco

Recommended Destinations

Santa Caterina Hermitage,

Borromean Islands,

Mottarone Cable Car,

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

Cultural Sites

 Rocca di Borromeo

Collosus of Carlo Borromeo in Arona

Santuario della Madonna della Riva

Oratorio S. Filippo Neri

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


Village Market -Thursday morning, lungoglago di Angera

Antique market in the summer

- dates to be advised

Boat Hire

Boat Rent Italy, Angera, 

365SAIL, Angera, 

BBs E Bike Tours & Hire

We offer local ebike tours in surrounding farmlands and lake cycle paths. Various ebikes can be hired

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 (+-40 minutes by train from Sesto or +-60 minutes drive)


Recommended Restaurants

Bohemian Rhapsody

Pizzeria Damino

Osteria Melograno

Miralago Pizza & Cucina

Hotel Ristorante Lido di Angera

Nettare di Giuggiole

Bar Haiti

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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