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Stresa and Island Bella

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Stresa, Piedmont, Italy

  • Activities

    Island Tour, Nature

  • Price
    $10 USD per person
  • Duration

    8 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Custom

  • Starting Location

    Stresa

  • Notes

    Trip Price for individuals depend on the total number of persons included in the Group

Highlights

  • The Fishermen’s island lies to the north of Island Bella and was inhabited by simple fishermen
  • Island Madre is situated in the middle of the Gulf Borromeo and is the biggest island of Lake Maggiore
  • Island Bella lies just off Stresa; you can find the famous Mansion Borromeo

Trip Info

Island Bella lies just off Stresa. Here you can find the famous Mansion Borromeo, meant for the distinguished guests and built beginning in the 17th century by the noble house of Borromeo. The Fishermen’s island lies to the north of Island Bella and was inhabited by simple fishermen. In the small village you can walk along old houses with wooden balconies and granite portals. Island Madre is situated in the middle of the Gulf Borromeo and is the biggest island of Lake Maggiore. The importance of this island comes from the botanical Garden where from the beginning of the 19th century on have been cultivated exotic species coming from all over the world.

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