This tour starts from Piazza Marconi in Stresa or, upon request, from nerby towns. The schedule and/or destinations can be personalized upon request but they must be planned in advance.
The itinerary comprises of a tour of the Borromean Islands ( Isola Madre, Isola Pescatori e Isola Bella ) with a 2 hour stop on each one. We offer our customers the chance to buy the tickets to the villas and gardens directly from us with no extra costs so that you can avoid the queue at the ticket office. We can also provide a guide if needed.
Some motorboat tranferts need good weather: that's why the itinerary might be subject to change due to unfavorable weather conditions.
When - Every day upon booking
Durata - 1 day tour, circa 5 hours
Difficulty - low, anyone can join
Suggested Attire - Comfortable shoes, light jacket
Animals on board - Well behaved dogs and cats are welcome on board but they cannot be admitted to the Islands' Palaces and Gardens
Lunch - Either packed or in one of the many reastaurants available on the islands.
Ticket - This itinerary includes attractions with paid admission (not included)
a harmonious blend of an English garden and a Baroque Italianate botanical garden, with statues, fountains, water features, symmetry and well-cared for flower beds. It was commissioned by a Scottish Royal Archer of the Queen of England, Mr Neal Boyd McEacharn, a Linnaean academic and botany lover who
Isola Madre, located in the centre of theBorromean Gulf, is the largest of the islands on Lake Maggiore. Its garden offer you the chance to immerse yourself in nature. The grounds are filled with colours and flowers, like rhododendrons, magnolias, azaleas and others from all over the world.
The most famous among the islands, Isola Bella hosts the charming Palazzo Borromeo with its Italian terraced gardens. A baroque palace, inside Palazzo Borromeo there's a museum in which you can find period furniture, flamish tapestry, weapons, sculpures, paintings and frescos dated between XVI and XIX centuries.
The disembarkation point. Every tour starts and arrive here in Stresa, which is the pearl of the Lake Maggiore. We strongly recommend you take a stroll here berfore or after your tour on the lake.