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
Enjoy a boat tour of the beautiful Lake Maggiore and visit the stunning Isola Bella, one of the Borromean Islands. Enjoy traveling at your own pace with a hop-on hop-off boat tour. Once on the island, you can explore the impressive Palace Museum and the well-tended gardens where you can expect to see white peacocks and the beautiful fountain dominating the garden.
• 1 day
A day tour of the Borromean islands to discover the real beauty of lake Maggiore. A private sightseeing tour for small groups, couples and individuals to explore the famous islands of magical lake Maggiore accompanied by a qualified and experienced tour guide
• 6 hours
Spend a day island hopping around the Borromean Islands with a 1-day hop-on hop boat ticket around Italy’s Lake Maggiore. Departing from the lakeside town of Stresa, create your own sightseeing schedule using the boat as transport. See the elegant island palace and formal gardens of Isola Bella, admire the lush vegetation on Isola Madre and stroll along the charming promenade of the tiny Isola dei Pescatori. Enjoy lake views as you cruise between them and spend as little or as long as you like at each island.
• 8 hours
Take relaxing afternoon excursion to nearby Lake Orta and visit one of the most beautiful villages in Italy: Orta. Explore the narrow medieval streets and enjoy views across the lake. Add an optional boat cruise to Orta town with a 1.5-hour visit to San Giulio's Island to visit the basilica and the crypt. This guided bus tour takes place in a group of up to 50 people and includes pickup from Stresa.
• 5 hours
The most original way to visit Milan region, joining the wonderful Lake Maggiore, with Isola Bella and Isola Pescatori, followed by a relaxing shopping in Vicolungo Outlet. This original tour will take you to Stresa and Vicolungo with superior class transport and experienced and kind drivers. One full day of emotions.
• 10 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
Discovering the three Borromean Islands: isola Bella, Fishermen's Island and isola Madre with a tour guide.Admiring the scenery of the lake and the beautiful gardens.Wandering around the narrow streets of the Fisherman's Island.
• 8 hours
Macugnaga is a pretty mountain village in a marvellous setting at the foot of the awe-inspiring east face of Monte Rosa at the end of the Anzasca Valley.It was founded in the 13th century by the Walsers, a people of Germanic origin who came from the Canton Valais in Switzerland to settle in the high valleys around Monte Rosa, Formazza, Simplon and Aosta.Well worth a visit is the Walser House Museum in Borca, one of the outlying hamlets. The house, dating from the 17th century, has been open to the public since 1983, thanks to donations and restoration work performed by the local people. The three-storey house houses a permanent collection of reproductions, antique prints, photographs and everyday objects used in the Walser colony of Macugnaga.We will visit the ancient village of Macugnaga and we can choose according to the weather our tour: we can take the chair lift to see the glacier and walk only 10 minutes (very easy walking) or we can visit the Walser House Museum.
• 8 hours