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Stresa: 3 Borromean Islands Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Tour

Stresa: 3 Borromean Islands Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Tour

Discover the beautiful Lake Maggiore and the Borromean Islands on this hop-on hop-off boat tour. Cruise from Stresa to the 3 Borromean Islands, Isola Bella, Isola dei Pescatori, and Isola Madre, and choose to include stops at 2 or all 3 of the islands. After making your way to the meeting point, board the modern boat and set off to Lake Maggiore's most characteristic places. Relax and enjoy the beauty of the lake as you go. As you cruise, hear fascinating facts about the sights with a geolocalized audio guide in English and Italian. Embark on a boat trip from Stresa Piazza Marconi and discover three Borromean Islands on Lake Maggiore. First, visit Isola Madre which is the farthest island from Stresa. Explore the island, which is famous for its botanical gardens. See the free-living birdlife and admire the peacocks and pheasants who stroll calmly through the gardens. Discover the unique plants of the island, such as the famous Cashmere tree and Bougainville. You can also visit the villa with its puppet collection. Next, visit Isola dei Pescatori the only one of the Borromean Islands inhabited all year round. Explore its many charming alleys and stop to taste the typical dishes of the lake at one of the numerous restaurants. Finish your island tour with a stop at Isola Bella most famous for its palace, splendid caves, and Italian-style gardens. Admire the views from the famous terraces, enjoy some shopping in the elegant boutique stores, or visit the local handicraft market, before returning to Stresa.. Explore the islands' attractions and natural beauty at your own pace.

Baveno: Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Tour to 3 Borromean Islands

Baveno: Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Tour to 3 Borromean Islands

Visit the Borromean Islands of Lake Maggiore on a hop-on hop-off style boat tour from Baveno. Hop between the islands of Madre, Bella, and Pescatori, and have time to spend exploring them. Embark your boat and depart from Baveno, sailing into the lake towards your first island. Arrive at Madre Island where you can admire the famous English botanical gardens and Palazzo Borromeo. Leave Madre for Bella Island. Be in awe of its baroque palace, Italian gardens, and 10 terraces that slope towards the lake. Head for Pescatori Island to feel the charming effects of its picturesque fishing village with meandering alleys and multi-story buildings. From Pescatori, conclude your tour with a return to Baveno.

Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Bella Hop-on Hop-off Boat

Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Bella Hop-on Hop-off Boat

Discovery of the fishing village of Isola dei Pescatori, the only one of the Borromean Islands inhabited all year round. Explore its many charming alleys and stop to taste the typical dishes of the lake at one of the numerous restaurants. Then continue to Isola Bella, the queen of the Borromean Islands, where, in addition to the beautiful ancient village full of typical craft shops, you can decide to visit the Palazzo Borromeo with its wonderful gardens and peacocks ready to be photographed.

Stresa: Boat tour of the 3 Borromean Islands Free Departure

Stresa: Boat tour of the 3 Borromean Islands Free Departure

Spend a full day among the 3 Borromean Islands, the flagship of Lake Maggiore, known all over the world. Discover the flora, fauna, local color, and magnificent architecture of the region. Isola Madre houses one of the most ancient Italian botanical gardens. On Isola Bella you will be able to visit the sumptuous palace – home of the Borromean family, which keeps priceless artworks. On the contrary, Isola Pescatori is the only Borromean Island to be inhabited all the year through; it houses a small village with a small square surrounded by tight and winding alleys. You can admire and photograph the splendid white peacocks, have lunch in one of the many typical restaurants in the fishermen's village, and wonder at the splendid botanical garden of Isola Madre, one of the most famous in the world.

Lake Maggiore: Borromean Islands Tickets with Boat Transfer

Lake Maggiore: Borromean Islands Tickets with Boat Transfer

Discover Isola Bella, Isola Madre, and Isola dei Pescatori with a hop-on hop-off speedboat shuttle from Stresa, Lake Maggiore. Enter the islands with entry included in your shuttle ticket and spend time exploring at your leisure. Choose how many islands you want to visit. Start your day by meeting the skipper and boarding the boat in Stresa. Enjoy scenic mountain panoramas on a short trip across calm waters to the islands. Hop off at your chosen island (entry tickets depend on the option booked) and immediately start exploring. Spend time getting to know the islands at your own pace. See highlights like the Baroque-style Palazzo Borromeo museum and its adjoining grounds with ten terraced gardens. Marvel at the fountains, statues, and architecture of the gardens. Finish your trip with a return boat transfer back to Stresa.

Stresa: Isola Bella Hop-on Hop-off Boat Tour

Stresa: Isola Bella Hop-on Hop-off Boat Tour

Get stunning views of Lake Maggiore and the small islands and islets of the Borromean Islands on an exclusive boat service between Stresa and Isola Bella. Travel at your own pace and according to your preferred schedule. Leave the boat at any of the islands and hop back on the next boat when you want to continue. Relax aboard the modern vessels as they ferry you between the most characteristic places on Lake Maggiore. Hop-off at the romantic island of Isola Bella to visit the Palace Museum and its Italianate gardens at your own expense. Go for a stroll around the fishing village on the other side of the tiny island. Cross back to Stresa, where you can journey up into the hills to visit the botanical gardens of the Giardino Botanico Alpinia at leisure. 

Stresa: Madre & Bella Borromean Islands Boat Trip

Stresa: Madre & Bella Borromean Islands Boat Trip

Embark on a boat trip from Stresa and discover two of the Borromean Islands on Lake Maggiore. First, visit Isola Madre which is the farthest island from Stresa. Explore the island which is famous for its botanical gardens. See the free-living birdlife and admire the peacocks and pheasants who stroll calmly through the gardens. Discover the unique plants of the island, such as the famous Cashmere tree. You can also visit the villa with its puppet collection. Next, continue the tour to Isola Bella, most famous for its palace, splendid caves, and Italian-style gardens. Admire the views from the famous terraces, enjoy some shopping in the elegant boutique stores, or visit the local handicraft market, before returning to Stresa.

From Stresa: 2 Borromean Islands Hop-on Hop-off Boat Tour

From Stresa: 2 Borromean Islands Hop-on Hop-off Boat Tour

Discover the beautiful Lake Maggiore and the Borromean Islands on this hop-on hop-off boat tour. Cruise from Stresa to 2 of the Borromean Islands, either Isola Madre and Isola Bella, or Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Bella. After making your way to the meeting point, board the modern boat and set off to Lake Maggiore's most characteristic places. Relax and enjoy the beauty of the lake as you go. As you cruise, hear fascinating facts about the sights with a geolocalized audio guide in English and Italian. When the boat arrives at each island, simply hop off the boat and hop back on the next boat when you want to continue your tour. Explore the islands' attractions and natural beauty at your own pace. Isola Madre and Isola Bella Embark on a boat trip from Stresa Piazza Marconi and discover the two most visited Borromean Islands on Lake Maggiore. First, visit Isola Madre which is the farthest island from Stresa. Explore the island, which is famous for its botanical gardens. See the free-living birdlife and admire the peacocks and pheasants who stroll calmly through the gardens. Discover the unique plants of the island, such as the famous Cashmere tree and Bougainville. You can also visit the villa with its puppet collection. Next, visit Isola Bella most famous for its palace, splendid caves, and Italian-style gardens, before returning to Stresa. Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Bella First, visit Isola dei Pescatori, the only one of the Borromean Islands inhabited all year round. Explore its many charming alleys and stop to taste the typical dishes of the lake at one of the numerous restaurants. Finish your island tour with a stop at Isola Bella most famous for its palace, splendid caves, and Italian-style gardens. Admire the views from the famous terraces, enjoy some shopping in the elegant boutique stores, or visit the local handicraft market, before returning to Stresa.

Orta San Giulio: Motorboat Transfer to Isola San Giulio

Orta San Giulio: Motorboat Transfer to Isola San Giulio

Short navigation with departure Orta San Giulio, arrival on Isola San Giulio and return. The stop on the island, of the duration you prefer, will allow you to discover the island, visit the basilica and walk the famous Via del Silenzio. A few minutes of navigation will also give you the opportunity to appreciate the Lake and the peninsula of Orta, especially the view of the main square, Piazza Motta. And before disembarking you also have time for a selfie with Lake Orta behind you! Boats leave every 15 minutes, so you can embark and go back to the time you prefer.

Statua San Carlo admission ticket

Statua San Carlo admission ticket

The statue of Saint Charles, or “Sancarlone” as the locals call it, stands on the top of a hill just above Arona. The construction was completed at the end of the 17th century. Visitors can climb up to the head of this masterpiece and watch the lake through the saint's eyes. . A door hidden in the pleats of the cassock gives access to the internal structure where spiral staircases and steep vertical staris lead to the head. Visitors can also enjoy a panoramic view from the terrace. Not everyone knows that Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, who designed the Statue of Liberty, stayed in Arona to study the statue’s structure.

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beautiful apart from the bad weather, the staircase was difficult, in my opinion too narrow and tiring, after the first few stairs I gave up

A villa with a park that is worth seeing. It's worth a visit.

Worth a once in a lifetime visit. I've done it twice