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Stresa: 1-Day 3 Borromean Islands Hop-On Hop-Off Boat TourDay Trips

Stresa: 1-Day 3 Borromean Islands Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Tour

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Island-hop at Lake Maggiore, and discover the tiny Borromean Islands with a hop-on hop-off ferry ticket. Use the 1-day pass to venture out from Stresa, and spend your day sightseeing as you wish. Step onto the shores of Isola Bella, home to the Borromeo family ‘palazzo’; wander amid the houses of pocket-sized Isola dei Pescatori; and admire the greenery of Isola Madre where botanical gardens beckon.
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  • 2 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$18.03
From
US$18.03
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Lake Maggiore :Stresa to Isola Bella Hop-On Hop-Off Boat TourJet Boating

Lake Maggiore :Stresa to Isola Bella Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Tour

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Explore the ‘Beautiful Island’ of Isola Bella at your leisure with a hop-on hop-off ferry ticket departing from Stresa. Glide across Lake Maggiore to this most renowned of the Borromean Islands, where you can visit the Palace Museum and Gardens, grab a bite to eat or simply stroll around the palazzos and villas that decorate the port. Ferries run every 30 minutes, so you can customize your day.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$9.62
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US$9.62
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Boat tour of the 3 Borromean islands (Isola Bella, Pescatori and Madre)Day Trips

Boat tour of the 3 Borromean islands (Isola Bella, Pescatori and Madre)

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The Madre Island hosts one of the oldest botanical gardens in Italy. On the Isola Bella you can visit the sumptuous palace, home of the Borromeo family, which preserves priceless works of art. The Pescatori island, on the other hand, is the only one of the Borromean islands to be inhabited throughout the year, and houses a small village characterized by a small square surrounded by narrow and winding alleys.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$18.03
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US$18.03

Aperitif Sunset Cruise on the Borromean GulfSunset Cruises

Aperitif Sunset Cruise on the Borromean Gulf

The best way for admiring Isole Borromee is sail along Lake Maggiore and enjoy them from another point of view. Enjoy a typical Italian aperitif on board while admiring the sunset on the lake.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$193.75
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US$193.75
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Boat Tour to Borromean IslandDay Trips

Boat Tour to Borromean Island

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Book ahead to see the three Borromean Islands by boat, and save yourself the hassle of working out boat cruise tickets at the lakeside. A hop-on hop-off ferry cruise, the experience starts from Stresa and stops at Isola dei Pescatori, Isola Bella, and Isola Madre: Lake Maggiore’s famous trio of islands. Ferries depart every 30 minutes through the day, leaving you with ample time to explore each island at leisure.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$60.93
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US$60.93
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Discover lake Orta - Private tours from Stresa, Baveno, VerbaniaHalf-day Tours

Discover lake Orta - Private tours from Stresa, Baveno, Verbania

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Benefit from personalized attention and a flexible itinerary on this private tour of Lake Orta. With pickup in Lake Maggiore, Verbania, Baveno, or Stresa, you'll get private round-trip transportation that makes the trip convenient and relaxing. Explore the village of Orta San Giulio at your own pace, asking plenty of questions along the way and stopping at sites that interest you.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$311.95
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US$311.95
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Discovering Lake Maggiore: the best panoramic private cruise Day Trips

Discovering Lake Maggiore: the best panoramic private cruise

Lake Maggiore is a land of enchantment, whose coastlines are dotted by small, charming villages, art treasures, majestic castles and gorgeous gardens. In the middle of it lay the Borromean Islands, who has been chosen through the centuries by wealthy families, especially the Borromeo, for their leisure residences. This private cruise will take you to Isola Bella, seat of a fairy palace and a terraced botanical garden, then to Isola dei Pescatori, the only permanently inhabited one, where you may enjoy a good seafood lunch. Then, reaching the cliffs and woods of the lake eastern coast, you will find as a hidden jewel the Hermitage of Santa Caterina, a monastery built sheer on the waters, overlooking the lake with an astonishing view.
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$570.15
Price varies by group size
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US$570.15
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The best tour of the Borromean Isles on Lake MaggioreDay Trips

The best tour of the Borromean Isles on Lake Maggiore

The Borromeo family has ruled the lands across lake Maggiore for centuries and their descendants still own some of the gorgeous parks and mansions scattered around. The South-Western basin of the lake, named the Borromean gulf, is dotted by some small, charming islands. This exclusive cruise will lead you to discover the wonders of the three Borromean islands: the amazing botanical garden of Isola Madre, the largest one; the characteristic alleys of Isola dei Pescatori, the only permanently inhabited one, where you may enjoy a good lunch; finally, the superb baroque palace and garden of Isola Bella, dedicated by Carlo III Borromeo to his wife Isabella d'Adda.
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$308.99
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US$308.99
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Private tour to the Angera castle, the dolls' museum from lake Maggiore and OrtaHalf-day Tours

Private tour to the Angera castle, the dolls' museum from lake Maggiore and Orta

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Step back in time and explore an old castle in Angera - the Rocca or fortress Borromeo - on lake Maggiore, still beautifully preserved, also housing an interesting antique dolls' museum.  Enjoy a stroll and free time in the pretty lakeside town of Arona and see the colossal statue of Saint Charles Borromeo, one of the highest in the world. A private tour to discover lovely corners of lake Maggiore!
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$324.96
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US$324.96
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Private Taxi Boat Service from Stresa to Isola BellaJet Boating

Private Taxi Boat Service from Stresa to Isola Bella

Tour privato a bordo di moderni e confortevoli motoscafi che vi accopagneranno con un servizio privato ad uso esclusivo dalla città di stresa piazza marconi alla scoperta della splendida isola bella. Orari di partenza e rientro saranno a vostra completa discrezione
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$240.46
per group
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US$240.46
per group
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Trekking Mount Rosa Range Day Tour from AronaDay Trips

Trekking Mount Rosa Range Day Tour from Arona

The Alpe Sattal is an old cottage recently restored by a man who wanted to live intensely in this place. The cottage is located in a natural terrace on the slopes of mountain Tagliaferro (2964 m asl) and it offers a spectacular panoramic view of 360 ° with a magnificent view over the Mount Rosa massif.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$80.16
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US$80.16

Tour of Lake Maggiore and Orta san Giulio from AronaFull-day Tours

Tour of Lake Maggiore and Orta san Giulio from Arona

Discover the UNESCO–listed treasures of Lake Maggiore and Orta san Giulio in Italy on this 7-hour tour from Arona. Spin along the banks of Lake Maggiore and take in top sites of interest including the Colossus of San Carlo Borromeo and the Sacred Mount of Orta. Explore the town of Stresa at your leisure, and enjoy sightseeing cruises to Bella Island and San Giulio Island. This tour includes pickup and drop-off in central Arona or your centrally located Arona hotel.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$84.50
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US$84.50

Micaela's Private Walking Tour of StresaPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Micaela's Private Walking Tour of Stresa

Explore the picturesque town of Stresa on foot with a private guide who takes you on a leisurely walking tour with live commentary. View the town's elegant architecture along with sweeping views of Lake Maggiore, the Italian Alps, and the Borromean Islands. Learn about Stresa’s past and present, and get tips for places to visit during your stay on a private tour tailored to your interests.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$204.73
per group
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US$204.73
per group
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A private wintertime tour on lake MaggioreHalf-day Tours

A private wintertime tour on lake Maggiore

This is a special wintertime tour, available also during the Christmas season, that will allow you to see two of the highlights of lake Maggiore also in the winter: the hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso and isola Bella. Using a comfortable private boat ( covered!) we will enjoy a cruise on lake Maggiore as far as the lombard shore where we will visit the fascinating hermitage of Santa Caterina with its 16th-century frescoed church. The church and the two convents were built on very steep rocks on the lake and the view iof this incredible site from the water is really impressive. We will then enjoy another boat ride to isola Bella. The interiors of Isola Bella's palace and the gardens will not be accessible this time of the year, but you will be able to admire the beauty of isola Bella through its picturesque village on a guided stroll with your private local guide. You will also enjoy a private boat tour around isola Bella to see the whole island with its terraced gardens.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$558.91
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US$558.91
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The paths of the cinema of Lake OrtaPrivate Sightseeing Tours

The paths of the cinema of Lake Orta

Visiting the Legro open-air cinema museum is like taking a trip into the history of cinema. The Lake d'Or has dozens and dozens of works turned on its banks; from silent films to the present day Among the films represented by Legro murals we find cult films such as "Riso Amaro" or "Addio alle Armi"; television productions that marked an era like "I Racconti del Maresciallo"; internationally renowned directors like Tornatore; unforgettable protagonists like Tognazzi or De Sica and the fantastic tales of Gianni Rodari, a native of Omegna.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$48.09
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US$48.09

Tour of the Bella island, in Stresa, in the Borromeo GulfJet Boating

Tour of the Bella island, in Stresa, in the Borromeo Gulf

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This motorboat tour will take you to Isola Bella, the most famous and magnificent of the three Borromean Islands. It will be possible to visit the sumptuous palace, home of the Borromeo family, which preserves priceless works of art. You can also access the gardens for a pleasant walk, a classic example of a seventeenth-century Italian garden, spread over ten terraces.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$9.62
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US$9.62

A private cruise to Villa Taranto, on lake MaggioreHalf-day Tours

A private cruise to Villa Taranto, on lake Maggiore

Lake Maggiore was a mandatory stage of the Grand Tour of Norther Italy, during the 19th century. A Scottish official and traveller, Neil McEacharn, was once bewitched by the beauty of theses surroundings and bought in 1930 a villa in Verbania. In a few years, he acquired a vast land around there and turned it into a gorgeous botanical garden. This private tour will allow you to discover the wonderful, rare plants kept in the 18 hectares-wide garden of Villa Taranto, in an amazing panoramic position. The most cheerful and colored way to enjoy the mild weather and the superb views of the lake.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$511.79
Price varies by group size
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US$511.79
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Mountain bike tour between Lake Maggiore and Lake MergozzoMountain Bike Tours

Mountain bike tour between Lake Maggiore and Lake Mergozzo

Do you like cycling but aren't you an experienced cyclist? Do not worry! You can also enjoy an easy tour along Lake Maggiore! Guided by a bike guide, you will ride a mountain bike towards the clear Lake Mergozzo, enjoying incredible natural landscapes! Meeting with a private cycling guide authorized in Feriolo for an easy 15 km circular tour. After the introductory briefing, you will cycle along the western shore of Lake Maggiore, crossing the valley of the Toce river, along roads with no traffic and comfortable cycle paths. After a brief visit to the ancient quarries of Candoglia, from which the precious white marbles used for the construction of the Milan Cathedral came, we reach the Lake of Mergozzo, an enchanting water mirror set among the first Prealps. Relax before tackling the second part of the itinerary that will take you back to Feriolo through the Fondotoce Nature Reserve.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$208.09
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US$208.09
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A romantic sunset cruise on Lake Orta, sipping wine on boardRomantic Tours

A romantic sunset cruise on Lake Orta, sipping wine on board

Lake Orta is a small, quite unknown pearl, lying a few kilometers westwards of Lake Maggiore. Its chief town, Orta San Giulio and the close by isle of San Giulio create a unique, charming "lounge" on the lake coastline. Starting from this beautiful, small harbor, you will have the chance to experience a romantic cruise around the lake, while the sun will slowly go down on the majestic mountains around. Cradled by the quiet waters of the lake and surrounded by the red light of sunset reflecting on it, you will enjoy an exclusive onboard aperitif, served with rich appetizers.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$315.60
Price varies by group size
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US$315.60
Price varies by group size
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Walking and cruising around Lake OrtaHalf-day Tours

Walking and cruising around Lake Orta

Lake Orta is a small, quite unknown pearl, lying a few kilometers westwards of Lake Maggiore. Its chief town, Orta San Giulio and the close by isle of San Giulio create a unique, charming "lounge" on the lake coastline. The small alleys, the ancient churches and the enchanting landscapes merge together in a scene of rare beauty. This exclusive tour will allow you to enjoy the fascinating atmosphere of the coastline village by a pleasant walk; later, a short, relaxing cruise will take you to the isle of San Giulio, 400 metres offshore, where you will witness the remains of the medieval settlements, a majestic romanesque church and an 19th century seminary.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$270.52
Price varies by group size
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US$270.52
Price varies by group size
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A private tour around Lake Orta and its mounts from StresaDay Trips

A private tour around Lake Orta and its mounts from Stresa

Lake Orta is a small, quite unknown pearl, lying a few kilometers westwards of lake Maggiore. Its chief town, Orta San Giulio and the close by isle of San Giulio create a unique, charming "lounge" on the lake coastline. This private tour will lead you to discover the atmospheres, the fascinating alleys and the view points of these sites, connected by a short and pleasant boat cruise. Later, you will have the chance to enjoy an astonishing view of the lake from the heights of the Holy Mount of Orta, a magnificent sanctuary reachable through an ascending path dotted of gorgeous baroque chapels. The site is a UNESCO heritage and you will surely understand why.
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$405.77
Price varies by group size
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US$405.77
Price varies by group size
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The best of Verbania: the Museum of Landscape and Villa Taranto botanical gardenDay Trips

The best of Verbania: the Museum of Landscape and Villa Taranto botanical garden

Verbania is the chief town of the district around lake Maggiore; Pallanza, one of its centers, hosts the City hall and some of its most remarkable attractions. Among these, the outstanding Museum of Landscape, located in Palazzo Viani- Dugnani, keeps a vast collection of paintings, sculptures and photographs related to the culture and history of Lombardy and Piedmont. This private tour will lead you to discover these collections and, after a pleasant walk, to experience a visit to Villa Taranto botanical gardens: a unique 18 hectares park created by a Scottish traveller, featuring rare plants, trees and flowers from all over the world. Two different ways to witness the wonders of the landscapes of Lake Maggiore, which you will surely remember for long.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$341.20
Price varies by group size
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US$341.20
Price varies by group size
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Romance on lake Maggiore: an exclusive aperitif at sunset on Isola BellaWine Tastings

Romance on lake Maggiore: an exclusive aperitif at sunset on Isola Bella

The sunset on lake Maggiore paints the mountains around of amazing shades and fires up the water; at this time of the day, the blooming flowers in the garden of the Borromean Palace of Isola Bella become as one with the Sun reflections on the beautiful sculptures. This private tour will allow you to enjoy these unforgettable moments; after a short transfer by a fashionable vintage taxi-boat, a private guide will lead you across the island, which is actually a whole work of art; after a while, as the evening begins to fall, you will enjoy an exclusive aperitif in front of lake Maggiore.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$1,689.72
Price varies by group size
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US$1,689.72
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An art and food tour close to Arona, on lake MaggioreWine Tastings

An art and food tour close to Arona, on lake Maggiore

Arona, a beautiful town laying on the South-Western coast of lake Maggiore, gave birth in the 16th century to the future saint and bishop of Milan Carlo Borromeo. After a few decades from his death, a huge bronze statue dedicated to the memory of the revered citizen was built close to Arona and acted as an inspiration and a technical instruction for Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi, the designer of the Statue of Liberty in New York. This exclusive tour will lead you from the charming centre of Arona to the hill where you will be able to visit the statue and enjoy a view of the lake, definitely from its "point of view". Later on, you will be guided to a local seasoning cellar, where a full tasting of wine and local, delicious varieties of cheese will be served. A day between amazing art and taste.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$398.07
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US$398.07
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