Explore scenic Lake Maggiore in Italy's beautiful Lake District on a half day trip from Milan. The fashionable lakeside town of Stresa is an approximate 1.5-hour drive from Milan and is surrounded by majestic snowcapped mountains. After spending some free time in Stresa, shopping or simply relaxing and enjoying the stunning scenery, you'll take a two-hour panoramic boat cruise on Lake Maggiore, visiting the Borromean Islands – Isola Madre, Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Bella.
• 9 hours
Venture by train from Milan to one of Europe’s more graceful corners, Lake Maggiore, with its pretty lakeside towns and lush Borromean Islands. Spend a day cruising past Lake Maggiore's elegant villas and flowering Mediterranean gardens, and dock on Isola dei Pescatori for free time and Isola Bella. End with a visit to the lakeside town of Stresa before training back to Milan.
• 11 hours
Soak up stunning lake scenery during a 1-hour private boat tour of Lake Maggiore and the Borromean Islands. With your own private vessel and captain, travel in style and enjoy total privacy as you bask in the Mediterranean sun. Glide by lush lakeside gardens and towns, stop to view Borromean Palace on Isola Bella or cruise to the other idyllic Borromean Islands. Upgrade to include a local guide, who will accompany you on the trip and reveal more about the history and culture of the region.
• 1 hour
Make the most of your time at Lake Maggiore with this 3-hour private tour. Visit Isola Bella -- 'Beautiful Island,' and the name does not lie -- and go to Isola dei Pescatori, Fishermen's Island, and stroll around the oldest part of the village, learning about the history and culture of the area from your private guide.
• 3 hours
A customized guided tour of lake Maggiore's islands by private charter boat to explore beautiful isola Bella, the most famous of the Borromeo islands, and Fishermen's island (Pescatori) from Pallanza, Baveno or Stresa, accompanied by a personal English-speaking tour guide. Discover an incredible island - isola Bella - where art, history, architecture and exotic and mediterranean species make this place at the foot of the Alps something unique in the world. Stroll through the quaint fishermen's village on isola Pescatori to discover the old island's activities. Enjoy a private water tour around lake Maggiore's isola Madre to admire it from the lake or make the most of your trip and upgrade this private tour to include also a stop and guided visit to the charming and special isola Madre to explore its lovely botanical gardens with orange trees, agaves, palms, a beautiful Kashmir cypress and the island's 16th-century villa which houses a lovely puppet theatre collection.
• 3 hours