Lake Maggiore

Turin & Piedmont

Things to know about Lake Maggiore

The Lake Maggiore (also known as Verbano Lake) originates from a melted glacierand is the second largest lake in Italy, after Lake Garda and the second deepest, after Lake Como.
 
Its shores spread between Switzerland and Italy. The major tributaries are the Ticino River, the Maggia River, the Toce River and Tresa River.
 
This large and impressive lake houses inside many islands, large or small for a total of 11, divided between Piedmont (8), Switzerland (2) and Lombardy (1). Among them, the most known and visited are surely the Borromean Islands, whose landscapes give travelers a unique and breathtaking atmosphere.