Can't be missed. Thanks to the Borromeo's family we have this "only here " beauty
The Borromeo's Islands are the most important tourist attraction of the lake maggiore. They are 3: Pescatori, Bella and Madre. They are reachable by boat also from the pier of Arona
the boat ticket is a little bit expensive, but it's definitely worth every penny, a day-long trip visiting amazing historic places, if museums are not of your particular interest, you can still visit the gardens which is an amazing experience and not expensive.
There are 3 small island worth visiting across from the town of Stresa. They are called Isole Borromeo, owned by a noble family from Milan called Borromeo. Isola Pescatori or Isola Superiore is the smallest one of the 3 and there are many restaurants. I would suggest you to have lunch there. Isola…
“Take the Ferry from Laveno ( can take the car), already the trip is a small journey, then Villa Taranto its a MUST SEE.”
“One of the world's beauties, a monastery built on the cliff of the lake. Still with its Monks ”
“For those who like adventures and adrenaline, this will be the ideal place. Considered the largest zip line in Europe in a single cable. ”
“30 minute drive, and you are high up on the skiing slopes. Incredible views of three lakes. Maggiore, D'Orta, and Varesse. In the Summer they host a toboggan rides, and amazing restuarants. ”