Discovering a treasure in lake Maggiore: the beautiful Borromean islands with their stunning palaces and gardens.
Your tour guide will take you on a special tour that will enable you to step back in time. Paintings, tapestries, Murano glass chandeliers, portraits, period furniture, gorgeous views and beatifully maintained gardens will surprise you on these fabulous islands: isola Bella and isola Madre.
Your guide will meet you at the pier in Stresa to take a boat and reach isola Madre, a little paradise on earth.
Walking in the peaceful English-style garden you will admire exotic plants and flowers in a very special setting. The villa on this island is part of the guided tour and offers nice rooms in a country-style building dating back to the 16th century.
The tour will then continue to isola Bella where you will be able to enjoy some free time for lunch before visitng another extraordinary palace, opulent and impressive, that will surprise you with its beautiful collections and stunning views through the windows. Some more time spent in the lovely Italianate gardens on isola Bella before heading back to Stresa.
If you decide to upgrade, you can include a stop also on isola Pescatori, Fishermen's island, unless you prefer to enjoy it on another day on your own.