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Tour of the Pescatori island, on Lake Maggiore

Tour of the Pescatori island, on Lake Maggiore

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It is the smallest of the Borromean Islands, but certainly among the most fascinating. Strolling along its narrow alleys you will discover enchanting views. The ancient village is characterized by a maze of narrow streets leading to the Church of San Vittore, elected as a national monument, which still preserves the original apse with single-light windows dating back to the 11th century.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$9.80
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$9.80

Micaela's exclusive private sunset cruise on lake Maggiore

Micaela's exclusive private sunset cruise on lake Maggiore

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Savor the beauty of Lake Maggiore during the golden hour with this private sunset cruise. Set off from Stresa just as the sun begins to dip below the horizon and admire the picturesque towns, historic villas, and sumptuous gardens dotting the shore as you slowly cruise past. Sip prosecco and snap photos of the lush Borromean Islands and soaring Alpine peaks on the horizon before heading back to the harbor.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$360.63
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$360.63
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Stresa to Isola Bella Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Ticket

Stresa to Isola Bella Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Ticket

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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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  • 1 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$8.71
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$8.71
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The magic of a private sunset boat tour around the Borromean islands

The magic of a private sunset boat tour around the Borromean islands

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An experienced local tour guide will show you lake Maggiore's highlights from the water. What a an excellent way to see lake Maggiore and learn more about the old towns, the islands, the historic villas and palaces, the aristocrats and the Belle Epoque time! All while sitting in a comfortable and safe private boat with no effort and no walking at all! This is an amazing tour that offers the chance to be in touch with a native guide to the area who can tell you about the history and the curiosities, the old fishing activities and the life around the lake today.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$360.63
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$360.63
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Boat tour of the 3 Borromean islands (Isola Bella, Pescatori and Madre)

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

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Secure your Borromean Islands boat ticket in advance to cut out the queues at the busy Stresa port. With your logistics organized in advance, you’ll visit the three Lake Maggiore islands at your own pace and schedule. Hop between Stresa and the islands of Madre, Bella, and Pescatori by motorboat, and discover their botanical gardens, palaces, and craft shops without the stress. Note that palace entry is extra.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.34
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$16.34

Tour of the Pescatori island, on Lake Maggiore

Tour of the Pescatori island, on Lake Maggiore

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It is the smallest of the Borromean Islands, but certainly among the most fascinating. Strolling along its narrow alleys you will discover enchanting views. The ancient village is characterized by a maze of narrow streets leading to the Church of San Vittore, elected as a national monument, which still preserves the original apse with single-light windows dating back to the 11th century.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$9.80
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$9.80

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

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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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.34
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$16.34
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Tour of the island Bella and Pescatori island

Tour of the island Bella and Pescatori island

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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 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.07
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$13.07

The best of Lake Maggiore on a private guided boat tour

The best of Lake Maggiore on a private guided boat tour

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Whether you are a small party, a family or a couple, a private boat tour cruising lake Maggiore can be a unique way to discover this lovely lake and its enchanting scenery: green hills, snow-capped mountains, beautiful islands, elegant villas with stunning gardens, villages and pretty towns, gorgeous views....all this while sitting in a safe and comfortable private motorboat accompanied by a licensed local guide and captain. This stress-free tour will enable you to discover lake Maggiore's beauties wihout any effort, away from the crowds, in a relaxed atmosphere. Just you and your party cruising for the length of time you will choose ( 1 hour or 90 minutes). You can decide to have a stop or more stops during the cruise at one of the picturesque towns on lake Maggiore to enjoy a gelato ( ice cream) or a coffee! IMPORTANT NOTES: private boat skipper is certified, fully insured and has a regular license issued by the local authority that entitles him to transport tourists on board.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$397.42
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$397.42
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Tour of the Bella island, in Stresa, in the Borromeo Gulf

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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$8.71
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$8.71

Stresa: Private Cruise to Verbania or Santa Caterina del Sasso

Stresa: Private Cruise to Verbania or Santa Caterina del Sasso

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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 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$326.77
Price varies by group size
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$326.77
Price varies by group size

Borromean Islands Private Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Tour from Stresa

Borromean Islands Private Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Tour from Stresa

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Explore Lake Maggiore and the Borromean Islands at your own pace with a private hop-on and hop-off boat service from Stresa. Admire the beautiful scenery and visit the enchanting islands of Isola Madre, Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Bella.
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  • 1 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$326.77
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$326.77
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Stresa: Lake Maggiore and Borromean Islands Sunset Cruise

Stresa: Lake Maggiore and Borromean Islands Sunset Cruise

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Sailing on Lake Maggiore is a fairly pleasant experience as it is. Combined with a good bottle of Prosecco, it becomes even more unique and unforgettable. The boat you use during this activity is suitable for small groups of people for a cocktail or to make a romantic surprise for your partner. Larger groups can be accommodated inside the boat, protected from the elements but at the same time offering sweeping views of the lake through the boat's large windows and open terrace area. Enjoy a delicious aperitif in good company while socializing aboard your comfortable boat. During your approximately 1-hour cruise, take advantage of your time to take photos and learn more about this wonderful side of Lake Maggiore.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.78
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$21.78
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Lake Maggiore: Sightseeing Cruise from Stresa

Lake Maggiore: Sightseeing Cruise from Stresa

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There’s no better way to see Lake Maggiore’s Borromean Islands than by private boat. This 1-hour tour allows you to travel in true Italian style around Isola Bella, Isola Madre and more. As you bask in the sun, your captain navigates the boat on a route that takes in sights of the islands’ lakeside gardens, palazzos and private villas. If you want to learn about the area as you cruise, upgrade to include a guide.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$137.99
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$137.99
Price varies by group size

Aperitif Sunset Cruise on the Borromean Gulf

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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$175.53
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$175.53
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A private romantic sunset cruise on Lake Orta, sipping wine on board

A private 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
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$288.64
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$288.64
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Sunset private cruise with a tour guide

Sunset private cruise with a tour guide

Admire the beaches, islands, and alpine peaks of Lake Maggiore on a romantic sunset cruise. Set sail on-board a private charter boat, cruise around the Stresa Gulf, and soak up the scenery as you pass the Borromean islands. Magnificent views of Lake Maggiore and the Borromean islands. Romantic experience as you watch the sunset. Private charter boat: personalized tour just for your group.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$174.27
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$174.27
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Boat tour from Stresa to Isola Madre and Bella

Boat tour from Stresa to Isola Madre and Bella

Admire the wonderful gardens of Isola Madre, an ancient hunting reserve of the Borromeo family. Sail to Isola Bella for the elegant Borromean Palace, Italian garden terraces, and boutique shops.
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  • 2 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$14.16
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$14.16
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Private Boat Tour on Lake Maggiore with Aperitif and Music

Private Boat Tour on Lake Maggiore with Aperitif and Music

The experience of stopping in one of the most evocative places of Lake Maggiore listening to the live notes of an accordion while enjoying a "special" aperitif, the result of a sophisticated search for local products.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.25
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