Jewels of Milan's Lake District: Stresa and Lake Orta
Discover Milan's lake district jewels, such as Borromeo Islands and Orta San Giulio, on a comfortable day trip from Milan in a small group of maximum 8 people.
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Duration 10 hours
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Enjoy a tour of Palazzo Borromeo and its gardens with a specialized guide
See the sparkling waters and surrounding villas of Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta
Take a comfortable minivan from Milan
If you want to leave the noisy city behind to go discover one of Europe’s most beautiful lake districts, this day tour from Milan will give you everything you wanted. Accompanied by a tour leader, you will discover on a private boat the magic of Lake Maggiore, Italy’s second biggest lake, visiting then - with a specialized guide - the enchanting Isola Bella facing Stresa, home of the mighty Borromeo residence and its gardens, once one of the most influencing and powerful dynasties in Italy.
For the lunch break, you can enjoy some free time in Stresa or join your guide for a gourmet lunch in a picturesque restaurant at a stunning location between the hills with breathtaking views of Lake Maggiore and the surrounding mountains.
After the lunch break, the afternoon will be dedicated to a wonderful hidden gem of the Lake District, Lake Orta. With its small surface, this charming lake will seduce you with its romantic views, marvelous art-deco villas and its crystal clear blue waters. You'll take a walk through the town of Orta San Giulio, enjoying the laid-back atmosphere that characterizes this lake. The trip back to Milan is scheduled for late afternoon.
Transport from and to Milan in a comfortable minivan
Entrance fee to Borromeo Palace and Gardens
Private motorboat ride
What’s Not Included
When you get there
Hotel pick up included in the price (inside Milano Municipality area)
To reserve the hotel pick up, client has to give at least a 24.h notice before departure time.