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

Product ID: 26194
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Explore Lake Maggiore and the Borromean Islands at your own pace with a 1-day hop-on hop-off boat tour from Stresa. Get on and off the boat as often as you like as you admire the beautiful scenery of the lake and visit the superb sights on the islands.
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  • Enjoy a boat tour of the beautiful Lake Maggiore
  • Visit the 3 stunning Borromean Islands – Isola Bella, Isola dei Pescatori, and Isola Madre
  • Enjoy traveling at your own pace with a hop-on hop-off boat tour
  • Explore the impressive Palace Museum and Gardens on Isola Madre
Full description
With this hop-on hop-off boat tour you can explore the beautiful Lake Maggiore and the Borromean Islands. The exclusive boat service travels between Stresa and the 3 Borromean Islands – Isola Bella, Isola dei Pescatori, and Isola Madre. This tour allows you to travel at your own pace – you can leave the boat at any of the islands and hop back on the next boat when you want to continue.

This tour is one of the most used services for reaching the amazing locations of the Borromean Islands and Lake Maggiore. The modern and comfortable boats take you to the most stunning and characteristic places on Lake Maggiore, the Borromean Islands, and Stresa. Ideal for those who like the freedom to travel at their own pace, this tour allows you to simply relax and enjoy the beauty of the lake.
  • Boat tour of Lake Maggiore with stops at the 3 Borromean Islands
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance to the Palace Museum and Gardens
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Stresa Piazza Guglielmo Marconi ticket office from 09:00 (not scheduled).

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• The boats leave from Stresa by private boat around every 30 minutes from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
• Stops: Stresa, Isola Madre, Isola dei Pescatori, and Isola Bella
• Refunds can be issued in case of bad weather conditions
• The palace and garden are closed from October 21, 2019, until March 20, 2020
• Minimum 1 person
• From November 2, 2020, to March 20, 2021, the museums and gardens on Isola Bella and Madre will be closed. During this period, instead of stopping at Isola Madre, the tour will sail around the island.
• This tour may be canceled if there is inclement weather.

From US$ 17.76 per person

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Product ID: 26194