€429,00 pp

Lake Maggiore and the Borromean Islands, four days in the famous town of Stresa enjoys a splendid position on Lake Maggiore in the Borromean Bay, where it overlooks the Borromean islands, the main attraction of the region.

The Borromean Islands, with their stunning palaces and ornamental gardens, are an unmissable destination for aesthetes.

In this 4-day package including hotel you will visit, La Villa Pallavicino with its majestic parks of over 20 hectares among themed flower trails. Overview train and boat trip from Italy to Switzerland! You will head for Domodossola and Locarno on a panoramic train and boat route. You will discover the 3 Borromee Islands, Isola Madre, Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Bella and their fantastic gardens.

Last stop will be to reach the top of Mount Mottarone by cable car and enjoy a wonderful view of the 7 lakes or visit Pallanza by boat to visit the Botanical Park of Villa Taranto.

Arrival in Stresa and reach the hotel. (All information will be provided you via email after the booking process)

Accommodation in hotel and free time available for a walk in the park of Villa Pallavicino. This garden stretches for over 20 hectares between themed flower paths that lead to a magnificent English garden and a splendid Italian garden. Various species of animals and birds move through the park, breathing the freedom of a large natural environment. The day ends with dinner at the hotel.

Overview train and boat trip from Italy to Switzerland!

From Stresa station you will reach Domodossola. From here your adventure will begin on board the Centovalli train, a link between Italy and Switzerland through the wild and romantic Vigezzo Valley: a succession of meadows, pure watercourses, vineyards and chestnut woods with villages clinging to the mountain slopes.

Stop in Santa Maria Maggiore, one of the most important villages in the valley, for a visit to the centre and the chance to enjoy a typical lunch. We then continue by train to Locarno for a visit to this modern Swiss town before starting a cruise that will take us back to the Borromeo Bay in 3 hours.

During the navigation you will admire the islands of Brissago, the coast of Cannero, and the Borromean Islands. Arrival in Stresa and dinner at the hotel.

By boat you can reach Isola Madre, the largest of the three islands, where peacocks, pheasants and other species of birds live free among the rich vegetation of the lush English garden.

You then continue on to Isola dei Pescatori, which owes its name to the main occupation of the island’s inhabitants. A short visit and we leave for Isola Bella. Visit its baroque palace and the Italian garden composed of ten terraces overlooking the lake.

Breakfast at the hotel and check-out.

Day available for visiting the area. Possibility to reach the top of Mottarone by cable car and enjoy the wonderful view of the 7 lakes or to reach Pallanza by boat to visit the Botanical Park of Villa Taranto.

Those who arrive by car can discover Lake Orta, a small hidden jewel just a few km from Lake Maggiore.

Cancellation Policy

  • www.magnificenttuscany.com is not responsible for changes or cancellations made by the Museums or Partners company directions on the offered programs.

In case of cancellation, please contact us, on refund@magnificenttuscany.com
Tickets purchased on www.magnificenttuscany.com will be refundable if you e-mail us your request for cancellation and in the percentage of the following steps. (excluded bank charges)

  • There will be no penalty for cancellations communicated via email at least (3 days) 72 hours prior to date of excursion departure.
  • Cancellations made less than (3 days) 72 hours prior the date of excursion departure: 50% of deposit.
  • In case of no show, tickets will not be refundable: 100% of deposit.
  • You can change the date and/or time already booked 72h prior the date of excursion departure, with an extra fee apply.


For more information please visit the links below:

We can arrange transport for your tour experience destination according to your convenience with an extra fee apply.

If interested, you can make the request when you book the tour on the “Additional information” field or by sending an email to book@magnificenttuscany.com.

Car Service

  • Comfortable A/C Minivan
  • Private Luxury Car
  • English Speaking Driver & Guide


  • Full Day
  • Half Day
  • For Transfers to (all airports, stations or in city)

Pick Up & Drop Off from:

  • Rail or Bus Station
  • Cruise Ship Port
  • Airport
  • Hotel
  • Address or Intersection
  • Monument/Building

No extra service Available! Please check later.

What’s Included

  • 2 People Package
  • 3 nights with breakfast in hotel in Stresa or Baveno 3* or (4* Optional)
  • Villa Pallavicino entrance ticket
  • Lake Maggiore Express ticket: regional train Stresa/Domodossola
  • Panoramic train Domodossola/Locarno and boat Ticket
  • Boat ticket on the lake to visit the islands
  • Entrance to the palace and garden of Isola Bella & Isola Madre


What’s Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • All extra not mentioned


Optional Extra Costs

  • Private guide service, full day : Euro 240,00 per day, per service (maximum 8/9 hours per day)
  • Transfer from Malpensa airport to Stresa (or vice versa) Euro 140,00 per car up to a maximum of 2/3 passengers.
  • Transfer from Linate airport to Stresa (or vice versa) Euro 220,00 per car service up to a maximum of 2/3 pas


Important Informations

  • ImportantPlease check our Cancellation Policy in the ‘Policies’ section, each package may have different terms and conditions.
  • Important – You may change or cancel your booking up to 24 hours before the excursion start time.
  • Rain Policy – Tour run in Rain or bad weather conditions
  • Childrens’ ticket prices are for children aged between 10 and 14
Lake Maggiore and the Borromean Islands 2020 | Stresa, Italy

Discover the famous town of Stresa enjoy a splendid position on Lake Maggiore and the Borromean Islands, four days of excursion from Italy to Switzerland.

Product Brand: Magnificent Tuscany

Product Currency: EUR

Product Price: 431

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Editor's Rating:
Tour Type: Walking, Trekking, City Trip
Availability: From 20/03/2020 to 31/10/2020
Accommodation: 3 Star as base, 4 Star Optional
Duration: 4 Days
Location: Stresa
Languages: ??????
Max nº of People: 10
Pick-Up Time: –:–
Meeting Point: Stresa
Transportation method: Not Included
Kid-friendly: Yes
Friendly: No
Activity Level:

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