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Consorzio Motoscafisti Isole Borromee

28838, Stresa, Italy
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Two islands and trip to Intra

Found the ticketing a little confusing. Only did two islands and you do have to do them in the... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
HerbieApril12
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London
Palace & Gardens

Short boat trip over visited the Palace which was very interesting & the terraced gardens which are... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Graham P
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Barrow-in-furness, United Kingdom
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Public Navigation Service from Stresa to Borromeean Islands and Lake Maggiore. Our itineraries include all the location that look out on Lake Maggiore for example Eremo di Santa Caterina del Sasso, Verbania Intra and Pallanza.Servizio di Navigazione Pubblica da Stresa per le Isole Borromee e tutto il Lago Maggiore. I nostri itinerari comprendono tutte le località che si affacciano sul Lago Maggiore tra cui l'Eremo di Santa Caterina del Sasso, Verbania Intra e Pallanza.
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“three islands” (10 reviews)
“lake maggiore” (17 reviews)
“car ferry” (4 reviews)
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28838, Stresa, Italy
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"three islands"
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"lake maggiore"
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"car ferry"
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"isola bella"
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"larger boats"
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"an early start"
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"ticket office"
in 5 reviews
"hop on hop"
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"air con"
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"boat trip"
in 6 reviews
"other islands"
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"always on time"
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"selling tickets"
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"tourist office"
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"botanical gardens"
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"locarno in switzerland"
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"palazzo borromeo"
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Found the ticketing a little confusing. Only did two islands and you do have to do them in the order they - not you - want. but service was pretty good. ticket office staff speak some English and one lady recommended a trip to Intra...More

Thank HerbieApril12
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Short boat trip over visited the Palace which was very interesting & the terraced gardens which are very tastefully done with smashing views all around the lake

Thank Graham P
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

PLEASE BE AWARE:- This is NOT a HOP OFF & HOP ON FERRY. The Complaint. 1. Nobody collected my voucher ( not interested) 2. They do not tell you - They require passengers to do the 3 islands in their strict order. You cannot hop...More

Thank JohnBiles3103
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the three islands accessible by boat from Stresa based upon the TripAdvisor reviews and the Rick Steves guide book. However, buyer be aware! The Stresatours.com company states that their boats run every 30 minutes. Maybe that happens on a good day. We bought...More

2  Thank Christine G
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

There are loads of different providers of tripe to these beautiful islands- all run regularly so you can hop-on-hop-off at your own place.3 islands all with their own personalities and all different. If you want to go into the palace on island 1 you can...More

Thank AngelaM1
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

There are excellent clear timetables and announcements to help you catch the correct boat. Journeys are beautiful and staff are helpful.

1  Thank Jane Mary R
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

This cruise from Stresa to the 3 Islands is so unique and so "Italian" that I can repeat it more and more. The beauty of Isola Madre and Bella is unbelievable

Thank Mirel L
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Various sizes of boats navigate the beautiful waters of Lake Maggiore. Larger ones go the full route from the south end all the way up to Locarno in Switzerland and back. Many other serve all the other islands and lake-side towns and villages with a...More

2  Thank Russell S
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is the public water bus service to the Islands and other resorts along the lake. It is excellent value for money, cheaper than the private alternatives, some of which are right next door to the public jetty; we bought a ticket to stop at...More

4  Thank HelenCopestake
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

On time great way to see the islands see one or all of them have lunch . Take to the next town Baveno stroll around have lunch visit the Dino hotel.

Thank Joyce513
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dippoboys
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we were able to use the boats buses and trains. took train to Venice from Stresa.
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123Ozz
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For parking for me is better Stresa
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