The most famous strip of land on Lake Maggiore
Stresa, in the Borromean Gulf, is one of the most historic and beautiful places in the whole Lake Maggiore area. The little gulf is famous worldwide for its early 19th century hotels, villas and many palaces and historic sites overlooking the waters of the lake.
Stresa, the true pearl of Lake Maggiore, is located in the centre of theBorromean Gulf. This little town has a great arts tradition, with important festivals and events, and has become a popular destination over the years for company conferences and incentive travel.
In front of Stresa, the three Borromean Islands - Isola Bella, Isola Madre and Isola Pescatori – with their 19th century gardens, little houses and the historic Palazzo Borromeo, make the gulf a jewel box filled with precious treasures to admire. Our public boat service, located in Piazza Guglielmo Marconi, can accompany you aboard our vessels, tested and fully compliant with passenger transport regulations, on your visit to the Borromean Islands and to discover Lake Maggiore.
The ease of departing from Stresa town centre means that your day can include a walk in the historic centre to discover its typical products.
You can also end your day in the old town centre, perhaps accompanied by an authorised guide, for a truly in-depth visit.
Do you want to include Stresa in your tour?
Here are our suggested itineraries:
Stresa- Isola Bella and back (2 hours tour)
Stresa - Isola Pescatori - Isola Bella and back - (3 hours tour)
Stresa - Isola Pescatori, Isola Bella and Isola Madre and back - (5 hours tour)
Stresa - Isola Pescatori, panoramic cruise of Isola Madre, visit to Isola Bella and back - (3,5 hours tour)