STRESA BORROMEO ISLANDS

STRESA AND THE BEAUTIFUL BORROMEO ISLANDS

 

Stresa is a renowned international holiday destination on Lake Maggiore, which offers a unique variety of excursions, events and cultural highlights.

 

 

Just off the town of Stresa, you can find the striking Borromean islands.

 

"Isola dei Pescatori" the smallest of the Borromeo islands on Lake Maggiore

 

The archipelago of the Borromeo Islands on the maggiore lake consists of three islands: Isola Bella (The beautiful island) with its lavish mansion and terraced gardens, Isola Madre (The mother island) with its luxurious English park, and Isola dei Pescatori ( Fisherman’s island) a picturesque fishing village exuding atmosphere of bygone days. 

 

The Islands are connected to Stresa by public and private boat services (Carciano).

The Borromean islands are open in spring and summer months from March to October. We recommend you visit during spring flowering season.

 

CLOSE TO OUR HEARTS

"The Majesty of Palazzo Borromeo on Isola Bella and the magnificence of its gardens."

 

 


WHAT TO VISIT IN STRESA, BORROMEO ISLANDS AND IN THE NEARBY REGION

 

IN THE VILLAGE AND ISLANDS:

1. Take a boat and visit the beuatiful Borromeo islands.

2. Stop for lunch at one of the numerous restaurants on the charming Isola dei Pescatori.

3. Enjoy an ‘aperitivo’ with breath-taking views from the sky bar at Hotel La Palma.

4. Stroll in the picturesque old town of Stresa with its luxury hotels and 18th century palaces.

5. Family trips to the villa Pallavicino park and its zoo.

 

IN THE  NEARBY REGION:

1. Trek to Monte Mottarone and fun at the Alpyland park, easily reachble by funicular.

2. Don’t miss the adrenaline of Lake Maggiore Zip line.

3. Visit Villa Taranto in Verbania.

4. Reach the Santa Caterina del sasso hermitage.

5. Stop off at Arona town centre and see the enormous statue of San Carlo Borromeo

6. Don't miss to visit Ascona, Locarno and the valleys of Tessin.

7. Spend a day at Lake Orta.

8. Book the Lake Maggiore Express: a day trip which includes boat trip to Locarno and the famous ‘cento vallino’ train ride.

  


WHERE TO SLEEP IN STRESA - HOTELS, B&B, APARTMENTS

 

Stresa offers a large hotels and holiday houses. It is possible to find an accomodation in the town or in the panoramic villages of the lake.

 

Thanks to pictures, facilities informations and reviews, You can check easly the availability of Hotels, B&B and Holiday Houses in Stresa and book the best solution for You, using this link:

 

BOOKING - HOTELS B&B HOLIDAY HOUSES IN STRESA

 


HOW TO GET TO STRESA ISLANDS AND BORROMEO ISLANDS


Stresa and Borromeo Islands are located in Italy, on the west side of Maggiore lake. Stresa is connected and accessible by train, bus and with the boat service of the lake.

 

During the summer time, It’s possible to book the Lake Maggiore Express: a day trip which includes boat trip to Locarno and the famous ‘cento vallino’ train ride which brings you to Domodossola. The return trip, by train finishes back in Stresa. An interesting day trip regarding photographic perspectives

 

To visit the Borromeo Islands , we advise you to park at the parking area of Carciano in front of the Cable car to Monte Mottarone. Here you can buy a ticket to the Borromeo islands using a pubblic or private boat service. 

The Borromean islands are open in spring and summer months from March to October. We recommend you visit during spring flowering season.

 

FLIGHT CONNECTIONS: Check here for your flight on: 

BGY - Bergamo Orio al serio airport  1,30h

 MXP - Milan Malpensa airport  0,30h

 LIN - Milan Linate airport  1,00h

ZHR - Zurich airport  3,30h

 


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