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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
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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 Borromean Islands Boat Trip from Stresa
"Make your own way to Stresa an enchanting and elegant lakeside town that is around a 1.5-hour drive from Milan. Stresa can also be reached by train and bus connections from Milan.After introductions with your captain step aboard the private boat and glide out into the serene sparkling lake. If you’ve elected to avail of a local guide they’ll join you during the tour to point out local landmarks and to explain more about local history culture and customs.Sit back and admire the breathtaking views. The shimmering lake impresses from every angle
From EUR42.00

More General in Stresa

Palms and snow

One of the fascinating things about this lake is its climate, which is very mild for an area that is at the foot of the Alps. Due to this fact, it is possible to enjoy the view of the Alps with their...
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Manara
Sep 23, 2011

Useful phone numbers

The most common European emergency number 112 (following Directive 2002/22/EC: Universal Service Directive) and also standard on GSM mobile phones. 112 is used in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia,...
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ealgisi
Jan 05, 2010

Few words in Italian

Below few words in Italian that you can use while visiting Italy.Waiter / Waitress! - Cameriere/ Cameriera, per favore!May I have the menu, please? - Potrei avere il menu, per favore?Do you have a set...
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ealgisi
Apr 30, 2008

Stresa - inside the town

Well, I was a little bit disapointed with the look of the townlet, which is just ordinary like many other small places with no importance. Except for the small protected medieval harbour, there is...
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croisbeauty
Jul 30, 2005

Stresa - hotel resorts

The lakefront of Stresa is lined with grand hotels of extraordinary standards, in front of which stands a magnificent parks. The best known is Hotel des Iles Borromees, whose guests have included...
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croisbeauty
Jul 30, 2005

Stresa - villas resort

A lot of beautiful villas might be seen in Stresa and its close surroundings. Most of them rises up on the hills above the lake-shore and the town of Stresa. Some of this villas, especially those...
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Jul 28, 2005
 
 
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Stresa - beach resorts

Well, I am not the one who might be interesting in lake bathing because, as far as I am concerning, the lake-water is too cold even in the summer time. Besides, since I am coming from the sea-side...
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Jul 28, 2005

Top Hotels in Stresa

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Corso Umberto 73, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, 28838, Italy
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Corso Umberto I 67, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, 28838, Italy
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Lungolago Umberto I 33, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, 28838, Italy
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Piazza Marconi 6 / 9, 28838 Stresa, Italy
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Corso Umberto I, Lago Maggiore, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, 28838, Italy
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Corso Italia 60, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, 28838, Italy
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Top Things to Do in Stresa

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Isola Bella

The Borromeo family are one of the richest families in Italy and have controlled land and Lake Maggiore for hundreds of years. This Palace was built by one of the Borromeo men for his wife and has 260...
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Isola Madre

The Isole Borromee - Isola Bella, Isola Pescatori and Isola Madre - are Stresa's main attraction. They are three small islands that can easily be reached by boat from Stresa. They were named after the...
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"STRESA"
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"Stresa"
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Manara

"The Lady of the Lake"
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"Stresa - a beautiful town at Lago Maggiore"
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"Lake Maggiore , The Beauty Of The Italian Lakes"
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