Lago Maggiore

Discover Lake Maggiore and its surrounding sunny landscapes on board one of the Navigazione Lago Maggiore boats! Enjoy the beauty of the scenery, the lake which reflects the intense colours of the south, the mountains and the lakeside towns, the southern villages along the mountain sides, during a relaxed boat cruise.

Brissago Islands: perfect place to dream, regenerate and relax! Experience for yourself an unforgettable day. Once on the island you will be surrounded by a peaceful atmosphere, where the beauty of nature plays the greatest role.
If you are spending some time in the region, you must absolutely visit to the botanical garden of Isole di Brissago. The park contains a large variety of flowers and subtropical plants transplanted outdoors, depending on their geographical origin.

If you wish to reach us on the waterway, or you would like to enjoy a different day, by spending some time in the botanical paradise of the Islands of Brissago or by just giving an original touch to your trip travelling by boat. Here some advice.

The Lago Maggiore Express offers an unforgettable train and boat trip with a combined ticket. Discover the magnificent Centovalli (Centovalli Valley), Val Vigezzo (Vigezzo Valley) and then you will sail across Lake Maggiore for three hours to admire the Borromeo Islands, the Cannero castles, the Brissago Islands and the beautiful Lago Maggiore shoreline with quaint villages and picturesque towns.

Visiting the renowned Villa Taranto is an unforgettable experience of beauty: avenues of azaleas, maple trees, rhododendrons and camellias; gardens with over 300 types of dahlias and a whole range of colours during the autumn blooming time.

The Isola Bella lies opposite the lido in Stresa and is the best-known of the three islands which make up the Isole Borromee. Count Carlo III Borromeo had a palace and a magnificent garden built for his wife, Isabella (from which the island’s name derives).

The Isola Madre is the largest island of the Isole Borromeo; the most characteristic for its palace and its garden boasting rare plants and exotic flowers. Peacocks, parrots and all kinds of pheasant live in freedom in the garden.

The Isola dei Pescatori lies slightly north of the Isola Bella and is occupied almost entirely by an old rural village with narrow lanes, which end in a nice walk at the northern tip of the island.



Organizzazione turistica Lago Maggiore e Valli
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193 m
212.5 km²
370 m

Järvet Verbano-Cusio-Ossola - Lago Maggiore - Lago Mergozzo
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