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 Thirties Lombardy Villa has been extensively renovated and updated and is fully equipped. 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 



is a spacious double room and private bathroom which sleeps 2.



Prime Location

The Dragonfly Villa is 250m from the main village with two banks, a pharmacy, Coop 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 fitted kitchen with microwave, kettle ,

fridge and hob 

There is a washing machine in the bathroom

Smart TV

Appartamento Blu has a 

65" Smart TV

and the Camera Bianca has a 55" Smart TV


Guests are invited to make use of the outdoor furniture in the arbour and under the pergola 

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 However, once you have arrived in Angera there is no need to use your car unless you want to, as most sites can be reached on foot, or by train or ferry


Boules and board games are available


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

Free Wifi

There is fast free wifi available

Blu Ray Movies

Blu Ray Machine and a selection of Film Titles are available 

Enquire at the studio with the silver dragonfly on the door

Baby bath on request

Baby bath and cot free of charge 

Please arrange when you make the booking



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Leisure Activities

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

Cultural Sites

 Rocca di Borromeo

Collosus of Carlo Borromeo in Arona

Santuario della Madonna della Riva

Oratorio S. Filippo Neri


Village Market -Thursday morning, lungoglago di Angera

Antique market - 26 July, 23 August and 27 September

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

Wineries Tour

Agriturismo Tenuta Tovaglieri in Golasecca 

Cascina Piano in Angera

Ghiringhelli Brothers in Angera

Rossi di Angera for Grappa and Gin

BBs E Bike Tours & Hire

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

Boat Hire

Boat Rent Italy, Angera, 

365SAIL, Angera, 

Horse Riding 

ASD Club Ippico Euratom

Ranch BrunEva ASD

Cavalieri del Raggio Verde

Recommended Restaurants

Bohemian Rhapsody

Pizzeria Damino

Osteria Melograno

Miralago Pizza & Cucina

Hotel Ristorante Lido di Angera

Nettare di Giuggiole

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

Sightseeing Tours

We can drive you on Customised Sightseeing Tours in our 6 seater van by arrangement 


“Luxury apartment, tastefully decorated with a bright living area looking out on the castle (Rocca d'Angera ”

Emer D