Private Tour of Orta San Giulio on Lake Orta

Private & Custom Tours in Orta San Giulio
Image by Viator

Information from Viator

Tour description

Lake Orta is one the most beautiful of the Italian lakes. Your tour will include an English-speaking professional guide at your disposal for the visit to the ancient village of Orta and a boat ride to discover the island of San Giulio.

Your tour will start in the ancient village of Orta San Giulio which lies on charming lake Orta, a true gem at a short distance from well-known lake Maggiore. Accompanied by an expert guide you will discover the medieval lanes and the old palaces of Orta. The small village hides elegant buildings and traditional houses that date back to centuries ago and give the village of Orta its special appeal.After visiting the lovely village of Orta, walking through its old alleys and houses, you will be able to enjoy a boat ride (included in the tour price) to the island of San Giulio where a 12th-century church still dominates the island together with an Abbey. A large religious community lives on the isle of St. Julius and contributes to the old-time atmosphere of the island where you will also find elegant villas with nice private gardens.The tour will be over once back in the village's main square right in the centre where you may decide to stay if you wish to spend more time on your own. Otherwise you will be accompanied back to the starting point.

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Private tour

What's not included

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • € 4,50 per person ( return ticket - boat - for the island) is not included.


  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water