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Timeless Charm: Lake Maggiore

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Stresa, Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy

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Elena Sisti
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What is this?

Discover the grandeur of Lake Maggiore and the Borromean Islands in a curated guided experience. This experience combines history, architecture, and natural beauty, transporting you into the world of the aristocratic Borromeo family. From the opulent palaces and gardens of Isola Bella to the tranquil charm of Isola Madre and the timeless simplicity of Isola dei Pescatori, this journey offers an unparalleled exploration of these enchanting islands. Embark on a journey to the heart of Lake Maggiore, where the three Borromean Islands—Isola Bella, Isola dei Pescatori, and Isola Madre—await to tell their stories. Once the vision of the Borromeo family, these islands represent a blend of art, history, and nature. Start your day on the botanical paradise of Isola Madre, enjoy a pre-fixed light lunch at a renowned Trattoria on Isola dei Pescatori, and conclude with a leisurely exploration of Isola Bella's sumptuous palace and gardens.

What makes this unique?

This experience stands apart by offering seamless access to the islands' most exclusive locations, accompanied by an expert guide who brings centuries of history to life. You will traverse the islands with ease, courtesy of included public boat tickets, ensuring a seamless transition from the tranquility of Isola Madre to the grandeur of Isola Bella. This day is an immersion into the lavish lifestyle of the Borromeo family, set against the backdrop of Lake Maggiore's breathtaking beauty.

What is the profile of the host?

Your guide, a connoisseur of Lake Maggiore's history and natural beauty, brings a wealth of expertise and passion to your journey. With deep knowledge of the Borromean Islands' heritage and a knack for storytelling, they offer a captivating narrative that enriches your experience.

What to bring?

Comfortable walking shoes for exploring the islands' paths and gardens. A camera to capture the stunning landscapes and architectural marvels. Sunglasses and sunscreen for protection during your outdoor adventure.

How do we get there?

Take a train (1 hour) or drive (45 minutes) from Milan to Stresa. Your guide will meet you here.
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EUR 275
per person
Private experience
6.5 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 4 and maximum of 6 participants to make the base costs and logistics work. Fewer people can book this but will be charged a supplemental fee to achieve the minimum. What's included: Admission to the islands and all key attractions including botanical gardens on Isola Madre. Public boat tickets (or small boat charters between islands if available) . Gourmet light lunch at a Trattoria on Isola dei Pescatori.
Offered in English, French, Italian, Spanish
Private experience
6.5 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 4 and maximum of 6 participants to make the base costs and logistics work. Fewer people can book this but will be charged a supplemental fee to achieve the minimum. What's included: Admission to the islands and all key attractions including botanical gardens on Isola Madre. Public boat tickets (or small boat charters between islands if available) . Gourmet light lunch at a Trattoria on Isola dei Pescatori.
Offered in English, French, Italian, Spanish
calendar
EUR 275
per person
Private experience
6.5 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 4 and maximum of 6 participants to make the base costs and logistics work. Fewer people can book this but will be charged a supplemental fee to achieve the minimum. What's included: Admission to the islands and all key attractions including botanical gardens on Isola Madre. Public boat tickets (or small boat charters between islands if available) . Gourmet light lunch at a Trattoria on Isola dei Pescatori.
Offered in English, French, Italian, Spanish
Private experience
6.5 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 4 and maximum of 6 participants to make the base costs and logistics work. Fewer people can book this but will be charged a supplemental fee to achieve the minimum. What's included: Admission to the islands and all key attractions including botanical gardens on Isola Madre. Public boat tickets (or small boat charters between islands if available) . Gourmet light lunch at a Trattoria on Isola dei Pescatori.
Offered in English, French, Italian, Spanish