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Lake Maggiore: luxury 1-Day private experience

1. Lake Maggiore: luxury 1-Day private experience

Lake Maggiore: luxury 1-Day private guided cruise. Isola Bella, Isola Pescatori and Santa Caterina Approximate departure time 10:30 am Your private guide will meet you at your hotel in Stresa, Baveno or Verbania, or at your arrival point at Lake Maggiore. You will then reach the private cruise landing stage on foot, from where you will start your unforgettable and exclusive Lake Maggiore experience. First stop on Isola Bella for a tailored made guided tour of the worldly renown Borromeo Palace and botanical gardens. After the visit you will enjoy a gourmet 3 courses lunch at the upscale Elvezia restaurant on Isola Bella. A balcony table is reserved for Get your Guide customers as well as a special treat for each of our preferred guests. After Lunch you will sail to the other side of the lake, till the Santa Caterina del Sasso monastery. A medieval architectural jewel built on a cliff overlooking the lake; here, thanks to your guide, you will live a plunge in the mystical atmosphere of the monastery . ... your private boat will then bring you to the charming Isola dei Pescatori for a guided stroll along the historical alleys. The day ends with a romantic sunset cruise and an excellent aperitif on board: italian sparkling wine and gourmet finger food together with breathtaking landscape will give you longlasting memories. Should you wish to swim in the lake waters, please ask the captain. You may stop anywhere enroute for a cool dip! The cruise will end at the landing stage closest to your hotel or to your pick-up point, should you stay elsewhere than Stresa, Baveno or Verbania. Approximate arrival time 19:30 / 7:30pm

Domodossola: Centovalli Train & Valle Vigezzo Museums Ticket

2. Domodossola: Centovalli Train & Valle Vigezzo Museums Ticket

Enjoy a tour with the small train of the alps called "trenino delle centovalli", starting from Domodossola town and arriving in Santa Maria Maggiore Valley, passing trough the forests and the amazing panoramas of the italian alps. In Santa Maria Maggiore Village you will have a walk in the cosy center and there you will have a great experience to visit the Chimney Sweep Museum, a self visit that explain how hard this job was and it is still today. After that you will have a visit of The museum "casa del Profumo", a brand new museum dedicated probably to the two most famous inhabitants of this village, " Feminis and Farina", who inventented the "eau de cologne" the most famous parfum in the history. Let us offer you, before your return to Domodossola, an aperitif with some snacks, in one of the bars of the village and to end at the best, this wonderful day, you will return always by the train, to Domodossola, taking with you a lot of memories of this magic places.

Cruises Lake Maggiore and Borromean islands

3. Cruises Lake Maggiore and Borromean islands

the cruise program foresees the departure from sesto calende visit rocca di Angera hermitage of s. caterina del sasso tuor of the borromean gulf and the 3 islands return to sesto calends duration approximately 3 hours

From Lake Maggiore: Private Boat Tour with Pickup/Drop-off

4. From Lake Maggiore: Private Boat Tour with Pickup/Drop-off

Cruise Lake Maggiore in your own private boat, operated by a driver who will take you around the lake and the 3 Borromean Islands. Soak up the enchanting atmosphere of one of Italy's largest and most well-known lakes. Admire the stunning scenery of the surrounding mountains and villages as you cruise. Choose the most suitable boat for your occasion, whether it be romantic or family-oriented. You can also opt for various tours or itineraries on your hour out on Lake Maggiore. Enjoy boating out to the Borromean Islands of Isola Bella, Isola Madre, and Isola Pescatori. You can also be taken to the coastal towns of Stresa, Verbania, and more.

From Stresa: Lake Maggiore Cruise & Santa Caterina del Sasso

5. From Stresa: Lake Maggiore Cruise & Santa Caterina del Sasso

Explore Lake Maggiore and the Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso at your own pace with a private boat service from Stresa or Baveno. Admire the beautiful scenery and visit one of the most famous site on Lake Maggiore, Hermitage of santa caterina del sasso. Admire historical villas and get stunning panoramas on a scenic cruise from Stresa before landing on Hermitage. Enjoy a scenic and relaxing sightseeing cruise from Stresa town admiring the splendid villas of stresa (Villa Pallavino, Villa Bernocchi, Villa Excelsior Niobe ).Raised on the raw rock wall, on the "wild" Lombard shore of Lake Maggiore, the hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso is reflected in its deep waters. The tour includes departure from Stresa Piazza Marconi Imbarcadero, or upon request from other neighboring towns. We will reach the monastery of Santa Caterina del Sasso and observe the natural beauty of its position, between rock and lake, which is made even more picturesque by the three buildings that the composition and by the cycles present in the chapel dedicated to Santa Caterina and in the two internal churches, the Church of Santa Maria Nuova and San Nicola.

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What people are saying about Lake Maggiore

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4.6 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Excellent formula. Our skipper Alessandro took great care of us, giving us valuable advice on both restaurants and visits. We had the boat to ourselves, a dream! We will be back as it was a magical day. Sylvia