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  1. Italy
  2. Lake Maggiore
  3. Milan
  4. Borromean Islands

From Milan: Lake Maggiore & Borromean Islands Boat Tour

Product ID: 232052
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Enjoy a day of sun and relaxation on Lake Maggiore away from the hustle and bustle of the city with this full-day tour. Visit the gardens and palaces on its islands and experience its unique natural beauty.
About this activity
Duration: 10.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Embark on a scenic boat tour on Lake Maggiore
  • Explore Isola Bella's palace and gardens
  • Dine on Isola dei Pescatori
  • Visit the lively village of Stresa
Full description
Ride an air-conditioned coach from Milan to the town of Stresa. From there, enjoy a pleasant boat cruise on Lake Maggiore. See the lake’s 11 islands and the beautiful villas, castles, as well as the imposing fortresses which surround it. 

Explore the fascinating Borromean Islands including Isola Madre, Isola Bella, and Isola Pescatori. Stop at Isola Bella and see its exquisite Italian Gardens and outdoor cafe area. See Isola Madre's lovely tree-filled gardens and sumptuous palace. Stop for lunch at Isola dei Pescatori. At the end of your tour, you'll return to Stresa where you'll board the coach back to Milan.
  • Coach trip
  • Professional tour guide
  • Visit to Isola Bella, Palazzo Borromeo and the Italian Gardens
  • Visit to Isola dei Pescatori
  • Boat trip
  • Visit to Stresa
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Meals and drinks
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

The meeting points are Duomo Square, near the taxi station, and the central station (Piazza IV Novembre) at the corner with the Hotel Excelsior Gallia. 7:45 AM Duomo Square (near taxi station) 8:00 AM Central Station, Piazza IV Novembre at the corner with Hotel Excelsior Gallia

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
Know before you go
• Passengers with mobility issues who are accompanied companion are welcome to partake in this tour, however, the tour can be difficult for people who use wheelchairs
• Please note, this tour is a bilingual excursion (English and Spanish)
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Product ID: 232052