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Sacro Monte of Varese Unesco World Heritage Site Walking Tour
"Meet your group and local guide at the First Chapel then ascend the mountain to see the 14 Chapels representing Jesus's life. Your guide will share the history of each chapel as you travel for 1.5-hours along a 2 km (approximately 1 mile) cobblestone pat the group will visit the permanent Presepe followed by the Sanctuary which is a little gem of baroque art. The guide will show the group the wooden statue of the Black Madonna (30 min). After the Sanctuary spend about 30 minutes visiting the little village of Santa Maria del Monte where it is possible to see mural paintings and stunning views from the windows of typical underpasses. There will be a brief rest stop at the Emporio Shop where visitors can sample local products and do some shopping. The bus will wait for the group at the parking lot located a few minutes walk from the Sanctuary.""""Guided 3-hour walking tour to discover Varese's Sacro Monte
From EUR8.00
 
Borromean Islands Hop-On Hop-Off Ferry Tour from Stresa
"Make the most out of your day by arriving in Stresa in early morning. The first ferry leaves at 8am and departures continue every half an hour throughout the day until the evening.Step aboard the comfortable ferry and try to nab a window seat if you peer out over the breathtaking Lake Maggiore and the forested hills and dramatic mountain peaks that rise beyond the shimmering lake’s edge. You are free to hop on and off the ferry as much as you please so you can create a sightseeing itinerary to suit your preferences.Choose to stop first at Isola Bella and pay an entrance fee to explore the sumptuous and ornately decorated 17th-century palace that dominates the island. See the home where the noble fine paintings and antique furniture all displayed in lavishly gilded rococo rooms. Afterward wander around the well-tended formal gardens. Look out for the two white peacocks strutting their stuff amidst the fountains
From EUR15.00
 
Private Tour: Lake Maggiore and Vicolungo Outlet Day Trip from Milan
"This exceptional tour starts from your Milan hotel with the driver picking up you from your hotel around 10.00 am.With a 60 minutes ride on-board of our luxury vehicles you'll arrive to Stresa. From Stresa you can easily get to Isola Bella and then to Isola Pescatori where we suggest you to lunch in one of the nice restaurants there. Our driver can accompany you to the 2 Islands if you feel better to have a local escort. The visit of 2 Islands will require about 3 hours (Park and Palace Borromeo are closed in winter time - until 13 march 2016). This is a wonderful visit especially in winter when a few tourists are present and you can get one of the most romantic experience in your life. In the afternoon
From EUR540.00

More General in Varese

The main city square

The town of Varese is all up and down numerous hills and not easy to find directions, therefore if driving by car one should stickly follow the signs, risking otherwise to be cought in the internal...
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Jan 16, 2008

The Main Street

This is the Main Street of the town, it's heart and bussiness center. Most of the buildings in this area have Neo-Classical look which irresistebly reminds on "mitteleuropen" style. My first...
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Dec 28, 2005
 
 
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Piazza Cavour

Roam around the streets to see the old buildings in a range of periods - prominent feature of the Como skyline when looking from across the lake and huge when looking down from the viewpoint on the...
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Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta

Como Cathedral is located on Duomo Square. It is a beautiful building attached to Como's medieval town hall with its large tower. In Italian it is called the Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta; the...
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Basilica di San Fedele

The original church on the site dated from the sixth century and was dedicated to St Euphemia. The current structure dates from the eleventh and twelfth centuries. The architectural style is...
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Parco Ciani

One of the major attractions of the park are the flowers whose colours harmonise and blend with the colours of the lake and the surrounding landscape. Every year the flowers and patterns of the...
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Parco Civico

A beautiful large park located lake side. Excellent walking paths take you throughout the park which when we visited in June had colourful garden beds, lush green lawns, many magnificent large...
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Monte Bre

Monte Bré provides fantastic views over Lugano and the easiest way to reach the top is by funicular. Bear in mind though that this is Switzerland and the price is steep as well. We paid 23 CHF for a...
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""A Beautiful Town Nestling Below The Italian Alps""
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