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 are available.
The excursion takes you not only through Italy but also through the Ticino region in the southern part of Switzerland. For one hour and a half , the Centovalli and Valle Vigezzo railways take you through wild and romantic scenery, punctuated by vertiginous bridges, streams of the purest water, vineyards, chestnut woodlands and villages perched on steep slopes.
The three-hour boat trip across Lake Maggiore allows you to admire the Borromean islands, the castles of Cannero, the Brissago islands and fascinating shorelines dotted with picturesque towns and villages.
The excursion gives you the opportunity to visit not only quaint villages but also famous destinations like Stresa, Ascona and Locarno.
By booking in advance it is possible to have lunch on board.
HOW TO GET THERE
A26 toll motorway going in the direction of Gravellona Toce, then depending on where you started from, A-road no. 34 along Lake Maggiore, A-road no. 33 “Sempione” or road 337 of Valle Vigezzo
April and May: Thu, Fri, Sat and bank holidays
From June to September: every day. Closed on Wednesday
19 September – 16 October: Fri, Sat and bank holidays