Stresa and Lakes

Stresa and Lago Maggiore are a favourite destination for whom loves natural beauties, water, sun and relax. This land shaped by enlightened men, panoramic views, narrow streets and magnificent palaces, islands, lakes and mountains! We have selected for you some precious landmarks described in the excellent and comprehensive site www.illagomaggiore.com

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Events

Stresa Festival 2018

Stresa Festival, from 14 July to 9 September 2018 The Stresa Festival offers an annual festival replete with concerts of high artistic value: internationally renowned musicians and young …

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Lago Maggiore Express

The Lago Maggiore Express offers an unforgettable train and boat trip. The excursion can be joined at various locations. Special one-day and two-day tickets …

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Monte Mottarone and 7 lakes

The mountain of Mottarone (1491 m), which with its gentle, grassy slopes divides Lake Maggiore from Lake Orta, offers one of the most breathtaking …

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Botanical gardens

Villa Taranto

The gardens of Villa Taranto in Verbania, between Intra and Pallanza, are known the world over for their great beauty and the huge number …

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Botanical gardens

Alpinia Botanical garden

The beautiful, famed Alpinia Botanic Garden is located in the pretty hamlet of Alpino between Stresa and Gignese. Its exceptional view, which sweeps from …

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Botanical gardens

Villa Pallavicino

The Park of Villa Pallavicino in Stresa is a favourite tourist attraction on Lake Maggiore, a paradise of flowers and animals to delight visitors …

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Islands

Isola Pescatori

Isola Pescatori (Fishermen’s Island), or Upper Island because of its more northerly situation than the other islands in the Gulf, is the most picturesque …

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Islands

Isola Madre

Isola Madre is the largest and perhaps most characteristic of the three islands in the Borromean Gulf. Its palace displays furnishings from the historic …

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Orta lake and S.Giulio’s island

Whoever comes to Lake Orta is drawn irresistibly to its most beautiful village: the ancient burgh of Orta San Giulio, which faces the spectacular …

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Mergozzo

Mergozzo is one of the prettiest lakeside villages in the Lake Maggiore area. Picturesquely situated on the shore of Lake Mergozzo, separated from Lake Maggiore …

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Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso

The Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso, perched on its “balcony” overlooking the Borromeo Gulf, is one of the most intriguing historical sites on Lake …

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Islands

Isola Bella

Isola Bella is one of the Borromean Islands, about 400 metres off Stresa, and can be reached in a few minutes from Verbania, Baveno, …

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Enjoy the beach

Lake Maggiore is renowned in Italy and abroad for the numerous beach areas  situated all along the shores of the lake. The Cannobio and Cannero Riviera’s beaches received …

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Events

The “Settimane musicali” of Stresa

The Settimane Musicali (Musical Weeks) of Stresa and Lake Maggiore is one of the prime events in the Lake Maggiore area. Started in 1961 …

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