Ancient Residence of the Pope


Villa “Magnolia” is located on hills close to an ancient church in the medieval town of Bezozzo, 10 minutes by car from Lago Maggiore Lake, 30 minutes from Malpensa International Airport, 30 minutes from Switzerland and 50 minutes from Milan. According to some historical sources it was founded in the 1404 as summer residence for Pope Gregory XII.
The oldest Magnolia tree in Italy.

The legend tells that in its private botanic garden of one hectare grows the oldest magnolia in Italy, which in 1574 was planted by the cardinal Carlo Borromeo.

In close proximity to the mansion there is a baroque church of Saints Alexander and Tiburtius, patrons of the region.


Villa Magnolia
Via Sant'Alessandro, 3
21023 Besozzo (VA), Italia
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