Lake Maggiore Express
Lake Maggiore Express: discover the lake by train
Take the “Centovalli” train to reach the Swiss shore of Lake Maggiore and enjoy amazing views: mountain landscapes and the wonderful lake, before taking a boat to discover the Borromean Islands. And the next day you can’t miss their visit, that for sure you will not forget so easly! Come at Lake Maggiore and join this tour!
1st day: Arrival in Stresa at Lake Maggiore
Arrival in Stresa at Lake Maggiore and accommodation in a 3-star-hotel. Free time and overnight in hotel.
2nd day: Lake Maggiore Express
Departure from Stresa by train to reach Domodossola. The adventure continues with a trip by the little “Centovalli” train, a bridge between Italy and Switzerland. It will take you to the lake’s shore in Locarno. During the journey possibility to make a stop in Vigezzo Valley: in Santa Maria Maggiore, for example, you can visit the Chimney Sweepers’ Museum or in Re you can visit the wonderful Sanctuary of the Bloody Madonna. In the afternoon by boat from Locarno alongside the shore you will reach the Borromean Gulf and Stresa.
3rd day: Borromean Islands
After a good breakfast visit of the famous Borromean Islands. From Stresa departure by motorboat to reach the “Isola Bella” (Beautiful Island) with its wonderful Baroque palace and Italian style garden, where a light lunch in a typical restaurant is waiting for you. Then you reach the “Isola Superiore dei Pescatori” (Fishermen’s Island) with its typical fishermen’s village and to end the day visit of the “Isola Madre” (Mother Island) with its gorgeous English style garden. Late afternoon departure to get back home.
SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE:
2 nights with breakfast in 3-star-hotel in Stresa in double room;
Lake Maggiore Express tour;
return transfer by motorboat from Stresa to the Borromean Islands;
light lunch at “Ristolounge Elvezia” on the Isola Bella (first course, dessert, water).
entrance ticket for gardens and palaces of the Borromean Islands (Euro 21,00 per person);
hotel city tax.