Lake Maggiore Day Trip from Milan

pin_dropLocation:Milan (Italy)
eventSeason:April to October Wednesday, Sunday
check_circle Availability: April to October Wednesday, Sunday
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Lake Maggiore Day Trip from Milan


Excursion Overview

Explore scenic Lake Maggiore in Italy's beautiful Lake District on a half day trip from Milan. The fashionable lakeside town of Stresa is an approximate 1.5-hour drive from Milan and is surrounded by majestic snowcapped mountains. After spending some free time in Stresa, shopping or simply relaxing and enjoying the stunning scenery, you'll take a two-hour panoramic boat cruise on Lake Maggiore, visiting the Borromean Islands – Isola Madre, Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Bella.

Tour Includes

  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Local guide
  • Boat tickets
  • Professional guide

Tour Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance to Palazzo Borromeo and Isola Bella Gardens
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

What You Can Expect

Lake Maggiore, also known as Lake Verbano, is the second-largest lake in Italy and is surrounded by picturesque villages. As you arrive in the lakeside town of Stresa, you will have free time to explore this quiet village, have a bite to eat or browse shops before heading out on the water on your boat cruise.

On board the boat, you can admire the splendid lakeside villas and lush gardens; the mild Mediterranean climate ensures that an abundance of exotic and rare plants thrive year-round. Sit back and relax as you cruise around the Borromean Islands. Pass by Isola Madre before heading to Isola dei Pescatori, where you will dock and enjoy free time to explore, hit the shops or enjoy a light lunch.

Next, it’s back on board the boat for a stop on the third island, Isola Bella, where you can visit the Borromean Palace and gardens (entrance not included) or discover the many shops, boutiques and cafés housed in historic buildings. Finally, you will rejoin the boat and cruise back to Stresa for your return Milan.

Additional Important Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Voucher information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Departure point

Central Milan

Departure time

1.30pm

Return Details

Returns to original departure point at approximately 9:00pm

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