Do not miss the wonderful islands and a magical festival

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Do not miss the wonderful islands and a magical festival


2 days and 1 night

Weekend break on the lake for the magical festival “Tones on the stones”. What better occasion to discover Lake Maggiore and its beautiful islands.


1st day: Arrival and concert

Arrival at Lake Maggiore and accommodation in 3* hotel located in one of the lake towns.

In the evening, departure for the little town of Trontano, situated in the Ossola Valley. Aperitif with typical local products and participation at one of the concerts of the show “Tones on the stones”, which takes place in a serizzo stone quarry.

Overnight stay in the hotel.


2nd day: Borromean islands

After breakfast and check-out. Departure from Stresa by motorboat to visit the Isola Madre, the biggest of the three island, with its aristocratic villa and its majestic English garden, rich in plants and exotic flowers, in which beautiful peacocks, pheasants, parrots and other birds roam free. Afterwards you will arrive at Isola Pescatori, “Fisherman’s Island” named after the old occupation of its inhabitants. Here you can enjoy a walk through the narrow alleys which gives charm to the island. The last stop of the day is dedicated to Isola Bella, to discover its extraordinary Baroque Palace and the Italian garden on ten terraces overlooking the lake, which offer an elegant panorama. Possibility to have a delicious lunch at Ristolounge Elvezia on the island.

Return to Stresa and departure.


Package price: € 345,00 for two people in double room, in 3-star hotel

Services included in the package:

- 1 night in double room, half board with breakfast buffet and dinner in 3* hotel in Stresa;

- 2 transfers by motorboat from Stresa to the Borromean Islands (Isola Madre, Isola Bella and Isola Pescatori) and return;

- 2 entrance tickets to Palaces and Gardens of Isola Madre and Isola Bella;

- 2 aperitifs with typical products;

- 2 reserved seats at a “Tones on the stones”-concert;

- local city tax for 2 persons for 2 nights.


Relevant: The period of your stay is related to the date of the concert you choose!

  • Concert on 21st July 2017


REQUIEM BY MOZART with simultaneous projection of the animated film “Aeterna” by Leonardo Carrano (9:30 p.m.)

Aeterna is an experimental animated film, which springs from the sensations that its maker, Leonardo Carrano, experienced on listening to Mozart’s Requiem.


  • Concert on 22nd July 2017


LUMIÈRE III is the very latest version of the multimedia work which explores the boundaries of laser technology using their innate characteristics and pushing them to their limits. This has bought about the creations of the images which have never been seen before covering the whole visual spectrum.


  • Concert on 23rd July 2017


PIANO TWELVE, six men and six women, simultaneously play twelve grand pianos. A concert, an event that is completely unique, with simultaneous, alternating and opposing rhythmic progressions. This concert uses attractive visual elements: installations, videos and dance area, all of which will create an exciting and poetic evening.


Recommended period: from 14th to 17th April 2017

Length: 1 night, 2 days, according to hotel availability

Minimum participants: 2 people

Dedicated guide: € 220,00 per day (extra service)

Upon request, it is possible to upgrade your stay to a 4 or 5-star hotel in Baveno, Stresa and Verbania

Car required (all land transfers are intended by private car), transfer service available upon request

For information and reservation please:           click here


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