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  1. Italy
  2. Piedmont
  3. Stresa
  4. Isola Bella

Stresa to Isola Bella Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Ticket

Product ID: 150329
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Explore the beautiful island of Isola Bella at leisure with a hop-on hop-off boat ticket from Stresa. Glide across Lake Maggiore to the most famous of the Borromean Islands to visit the Palace Museum and Italianate gardens.
About this activity
Valid 1 day
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English, French, German, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore the pretty island of Isola Bella at your own pace
  • Sail around the islets of the Borromean Islands on Lake Maggiore
  • Create your own itinerary with a boat service that runs every 30 minutes
  • See beautiful Alpine plants at the Botanical Gardens in Stresa
Full description
Get stunning views of Lake Maggiore and the small islands and islets of the Borromean Islands on an exclusive boat service between Stresa and Isola Bella.

Travel at your own pace and according to your preferred schedule. Leave the boat at any of the islands and hop back on the next boat when you want to continue. Relax aboard the modern vessels as they ferry you between the most characteristic places on Lake Maggiore.

Hop-off at the romantic island of Isola Bella to visit the Palace Museum and its Italianate gardens at your own expense. Go for a stroll around the fishing village on the other side of the tiny island. Cross back to Stresa, where you can journey up into the hills to visit the botanical gardens of the Giardino Botanico Alpinia at leisure. 
  • Hop-on hop-off boat ticket
  • Small group
What’s Not Included
  • Entry ticket for the Palace Museum and Botanical Gardens
Not suitable for
  • People with claustrophobia
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

The ferry departs from Piazza Marconi, Stresa.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Credit card
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
• The duration of the transfers is approximate. The exact duration will depend on the time of day and weather conditions
• This ticket is subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
• The boats leave from Stresa by private boat around every 30 minutes from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
• The palace and garden are closed from October 21, 2019, until March 20, 2020
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Isole Lago Maggiore s.n.c.

Product ID: 150329