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Boat Tour to Borromean Island

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.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Private Tour of Borromean Islands from Stresa

If you want to discover the Borromean Islands on a tour that offers a personal touch, look no further than this private day trip from Stresa. With a guide just for you and your group of family or friends, you’ll travel to the three chic Lake Maggiore islands: Isola Madre, Isola dei Pescatori, and Isola Bella. Hear the history of the baroque Palazzo Borromeo on a tour, get restaurant recommendations for lunch on Isola dei Pescatori, and wander the gardens of beautiful Isola Madre.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Day Tour to Bellagio and Lake Como from Stresa

Experience Bellagio, a setting known as the most beautiful of Lake Como’s clutch of shoreline towns, on a day trip from a neighboring lake. With pickups from hotels in Stresa and Baveno on Lake Maggiore or Orta San Giulio on Lake Orta included, the day trip offers ultimate convenience for a lazy day out on the glamorous Italian lake. You’ll have free time to wander the narrow streets of Bellagio, followed by a visit to Como town where shops, cafes, and impressive architecture await.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Guided Boat Tour of Lake Maggiore's Borromeo Islands

Visit the Borromean Islands of Lake Maggiore with your own private guide, and enjoy transport by motorboat just for your group plus a tour of Isola Bella’s 17th-century palace. Perfect if you want to understand the lake’s history and avoid the tourist crowds, the experience offers everything you need to explore the islands with ease. The standard tour includes stops at Isola Pescatori and Isola Madre, but you can upgrade to visit the botanical gardens of Isola Madre, if you wish.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Tour: Lake Maggiore and Vicolungo Outlet Day Trip from Milan

Explore the world of high fashion and waterfront beauty with this day trip from Milan to the Vicolungo Outlet Mall as well as Lake Maggiore. Visit the pretty lakeside town of Stresa and the gorgeous islands of Isola Bella and Isola Pescatori in the middle of Lake Maggiore. Head for Vicolungo next to shop to your heart's content on designer brands at discounted prices.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour of Orta San Giulio on Lake Orta

Spend a morning or afternoon at Lake Orta, and see the highlights of its charming village and lake island with your own private guide. After you hear the history of Orta San Giulio’s medieval houses on a stroll, you’ll step aboard a boat to cruise over the serene lake to Isola di San Giulio. Wander the cobblestone streets to the Roman Catholic basilica, then choose to stay on the island to explore more at your own pace or return to Orta San Giulio with your guide.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Isola Bella Private Tour from Stresa

Experience the most that Isola Bella has to offer with this private 3-hour tour of two of Italy's most famous islands. Visit the aptly-named Isola Bella (Beautiful Island) and Isola dei Pescatori (Fisherman's Island). This private tour offers a morning or afternoon departure to best suit your personal needs.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Tour of Stresa on lake Maggiore with guide

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.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
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Lake Maggiore's highlights - a unique afternoon sightseeing tour

This is a unique private sightseeing tour which enables you to visit lake Maggiore's highlight - isola Bella - at a quiet time of the day, in the late afternoon, when most of the crowds have gone and the visit to the historic rooms of isola Bella's palace and to the beautiful gardens can take place in a special atmosphere.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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A special sightseeing tour of isola Bella & Fishermen's island with expert guide

Explore all the treasures hidden in a 17th-century palace on isola Bella and the quaint village on Fishermen's island with an experienced tour guide of lake Maggiore! You will be guided through the historic rooms of an amazing palace and will be shown spectacular gardens built on levels strolling through species of flowers and plants from all continents, surrounded by friendly peacocks.This will be a private tour just for your party
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Micaela's exclusive private sunset cruise on lake Maggiore

Feel like a Vip and enjoy a private cruise on lake Maggiore before sunset! This is a beautiful and relaxing way to discover lake Maggiore's beauties accompanied by an experienced tour guide. Admire lake Maggiore's coastline dotted with old towns, lovely gardens and historical villas; the Italian Alps that surround the lake, the islands in the Borromean gulf. You will be accompanied a knowledgeable local guide - fluent in English - who will be happy to answer your questions, tell you interesting stories, point out the most picturesque sites abd by an expert captain in a comfortable private boat. The cruise takes place in the late afternoon, before sunset, when the colours of lake Maggiore are at their best. So whether you are a couple, a family with children, a small group of friends or a larger party, this can really be a very special moment during your stay or trip to lake Maggiore.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
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Sunset private cruise with a tour guide

You will admire the the Borromean islands and the Stresa Gulf by the boat, with the romantic landscape of the mountains that frame the lake.It 's a unique view from the boat!
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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The gems of lake Maggiore - the Borromean Islands on a day trip

Discovering a treasure in lake Maggiore: the beautiful Borromean islands with their stunning palaces and gardens. Your tour guide will take you on a special tour! Step back in time: paintings, tapestries, Murano glass chandeliers, portraits, period furniture, gorgeous views, beatifully maintained gardens will surprise you on these fabulous islands: isola Bella and isola Madre.Your guide will meet you at the pier in Stresa to take a boat and reach isola Madre, a little paradise on earth. Walking in the peaceful English-style garden you will admire exotic plants and flowers in a very special setting. The villa on this island is part of the guided tour and offers nice rooms in a country-style building dating back to the 16th century. The tour will continue to isola Bella where you will be able to enjoy some free time for lunch before visitng another extraordinary palace, opulent and impressive, that will surprise you with its beautiful collections as well as the lovely Italianate gardens
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Lake Maggiore's highlights. A unique private afternoon tour

Discover isola Bella, the jewel of lake Maggiore, on a unique private tour. Explore the sumptuous Borromeo palace and the incredible gardens on this lovely island in a peaceful atmosphere. An experienced local tour guide will meet you in Stresa at your hotel ( if centrally located) or at the pier in Stresa to reach isola Bella by private boat and discover all its beauty at a lovely time of the day when most of the crowds have usually gone. Your private boat will tour around isola Bella to enable you to enjoy beautiful views of the spectacular 17th-century gardens built on ten levels and see the whole palace from the boat. Your personal guide will show you the richly decorated rooms and the grottos telling you more about the founders and owners of isola Bella's fairy-tale palace and will then take you on a guided stroll through the lovely gardens and the tiny village on the island. You will then head back to Stresa mainland.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Photography Tours on isola Bella and isola Pescatori

We will meet in Stresa and will take the boat for the islands.During the day we will visit the Baroque palace on Isola Bella and the luxuriant Italian-style garden, which reaches a height of 37 metres and is laid out on ten terraces. Then we will visit the Isola Pescatori (Fishermen’s Island), or Upper Island because of its more northerly situation than the other islands in the Gulf, is the most picturesque of the Borromean Islands, as well as the only one to be permanently inhabited. Distinctive features of its ancient little village are narrow lanes with characteristic two-storey houses, with long balconies traditionally used for drying fish; the island’s inhabitants earn their living mainly by fishing and tourism.We will discover together this islands (Bella and Pescatori) and we will stop with the photographer to learn the techniques to take good photos.Please note: Isola Bella will be open every day from 22nd March to 20th October.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Discover isola Bella and Fishermen's island off season

This is a nice tour to discover the famous Borromean islands off season, when they are like Sleeping Beauty and the Borromeo's properties - palaces and gardens - are closed to the public, but the two lovely villages on isola Bella and Fishermen's island can be discovered. Being accompanied by an experienced tour guide, you will be able to enjoy your visit, learning more about the area, the islands' old history, the aristocrats who ruled over the area, local life in the past times as well as nowadays.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Romantic sunset cruise on Lake Maggiore, aperitif and jazz duo on board

A private 90-minute cruise, at sunset, on board a boat from the first half of the 20th century to circumnavigate the Borromean Gulf and the Pensola di Verbania, Isola Bella, Isola Madre, Isola dei Pescatori and the Islet of San Giovanni, enjoying the tranquility and colors of the sunset on Lake Maggiore, pampered by the pleasant music of a duo-jazz on board. A rich aperitif with Italian wine and snacks will complete this romantic experience.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Photography Tours in a botanical garden: Villa Taranto

The gardens of Villa Taranto in Verbania, between Intra and Pallanza, are known the world over for their great beauty and the huge number of plant species they contain. The result of a labour of love on the part of the Scottish Captain McEacharn in 1931, the myriad of colours and scents the marvellously landscaped garden offers continues to enchant visitors from March to October.From spring to autumn there are always flowers in bloom, with “special events” for certain species which are particularly spectacular in their season: the tulip week is in April, dahlias are at their best between July and October.We will discover together this beautiful garden and we will focus on particular botanical species and we will stop with the photographer to learn the techniques to take good photos.Please note: the gardens will be open every day from 15th March to 3rd November.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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