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Stresa: Madre & Bella Borromean Islands Boat Trip

Stresa: Madre & Bella Borromean Islands Boat Trip

From US$ 15.09 per person

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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The experience
  • Sail on the waters of Lake Maggiore
  • Admire the Borromean palace and gardens of Isola Bella
  • Photograph the famous white peacocks
  • Visit the famous botanical garden of Isola Madre
  • Shop in the beautiful shops of Isola Bella
Full description
Embark on a boat trip from Stresa and discover two of the Borromean Islands on Lake Maggiore. First, visit Isola Madre which is the farthest island from Stresa. Explore the island which is famous for its botanical gardens. See the free-living birdlife and admire the peacocks and pheasants who stroll calmly through the gardens. Discover the unique plants of the island, such as the famous Cashmere tree. You can also visit the villa with its puppet collection. Next, continue the tour to Isola Bella, most famous for its palace, splendid caves, and Italian-style gardens. Admire the views from the famous terraces, enjoy some shopping in the elegant boutique stores, or visit the local handicraft market, before returning to Stresa.
  • Hop-on hop-off boat ticket to Isola Madre and Isola Bella
  • Entrance fees to the Borromean Palaces and gardens
  • Landing fee of €0.50 for each island to be paid locally
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The ticket is valid from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM upon your arrival in Stresa. Upon your arrival you can contact one of the representatives or go directly to the Lake Tours pier to find the boat, recognizable by a large yellow sail.

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  • The ticket is valid from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • In case of bad weather the tour may be canceled, you can ask for a full refund or change the date
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Disponibili, buon servizio e puntuali! Lo consiglio!

September 23, 2021


Isole meravigliose . Piccoli gioielli in Italia. Da visitare sicuramente

September 24, 2021

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