Enjoy this 4-hour length guided tour! You will start from Stresa with a short walking tour discovering spectacular views over Lake Maggiore and the surrounding pre-alpine mountains!
A special half day Private Tour around Stresa and the amazing Isola Bella. Live the best of the Maggiore Lake nature, visit wonderful and interesting palces rich of cultural and historical meaning.
You will begin our 4 hour tour with a walking tour in Stresa. From this city,you will be viewing many historical and architectural interests. The Grand Hotel of Stresa, is where famous American author and journalist, Ernest Hemingway wrote a part of his 1929 novel. This city has been playing host for a few notable political conferences. The main sightings include Villa Ducale, Villa Dell'Orto and the large Villa Pallavicino
From Stresa, we will head towards the promenade to catch a glimpse of the captivating shorelines of the Borromean Gulf. You will gaze the delightful landscape from the height of the promenade, giving you the best view of the villas. Here, art and nature are mixed together with huge parks surrounding the villas dotting across the shore. Such is the sightings of the Villa Paravicini, the neo-classical styled 18th century Villa Ducale and the imposing art nouveau style Les Iles Borromées as well as the Regina Palace Hotel.
Soon after, we will be transferred to a guided visit on the island Isola Bella by a taxi boat across Lake Maggiore. Here we will see the 16th century Palace built by Charles Borromeo III for his wife, Isabella D’Adda. The island is named in honour of Isabella hence the island is called Isola Bella. Also the Palace features the wonderful baroque-styled ten terraced gardens that is enriched with basin and beautifully craved fountains along with some statues
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Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
This tour departs from Stresa.
The price displayed refers to the price per person, in the case of 8 people sharing the service.
We suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.