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Navigazione Isole Borromee e Lago Maggiore, Day Tours

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Address: Via Lido 6, 28838, Stresa, Italy
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+39 0323 31358

Public Navigation Service from Stresa to Borromeean Islands and Lake...

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, Arona, Ascona and Locarno.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, Arona, Ascona e Locarno.

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Great way to view the islands

There were other boats available to get to the islands that depart every hour, with very pushy salesmen on the lake front. However, the best way is to opt for the ferry. You can... read more

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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were other boats available to get to the islands that depart every hour, with very pushy salesmen on the lake front. However, the best way is to opt for the ferry. You can buy a day pass and see 3 islands. It's marginally cheaper, and the boats go every half an hour instead. They also have further stops- including... More 

1 Thank BabsyNewbury
Torrevieja, Spain
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295 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This just like a bus service but by water.drop you on an off where you want, and all the islands are special

Thank Edward S
Port Lincoln, Australia
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58 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We brought a round trip Ferry ticket to explore the 3 Islands. The Ferry was comfortable and easy to use. We had a great day exploring and would recommend this to any travellers as a way of seeing the Islands. The only disadvantage of seeing the Islands this way is that you are dictated by the ferry timetable.

Thank rmashby
Seattle area
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92 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I've found the Boat Tour listings for Stresa quite confusing and wanted to clarify and recommend based on my travels. There are numerous small boat tour operators offering trips to the Borromean Isles and around Lake Maggiore, but what you want is the Municipal Ferry ("Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia") operating out of a large waterfront building in downtown Stresa, (and... More 

4 Thank NWtripster
Alpharetta, Georgia
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501 reviews
205 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

OK, but we preferred the line with the large boats There are several ferry operators serving Stresa and the islands. As we approached the ticket office by the parking lot we were approached by a uniformed person selling tickets. This was legit, but it was not for the company we wanted. This line uses smaller boats which operate from the... More 

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Penicuik, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

A day round ticket is best - it gets you to all three islands and back to Stresa. Tickets from ticket office at the main pier, reasonable cost of about 17Euro

Thank Alastair H
Marske-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Fabulous place to visit, via the water taxi, beautiful flowers in spectacular gardens, the ideal place for taking wedding photographs. Quite a bit lot of walking, unsuitable for visitors who are not too mobile as there are quite a few steps to manoeuvre. The views are spectacular. Margarita Lountza UK

1 Thank baconpicton
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 450 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This place offers efficient good value transfers to the islands which are a must visit if you are around lake maggiore

Thank Martino B
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38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We arrived quite late but decided to take a boat trip to the islands anyway. The lady who gave us our tickets was quite grumpy and not very helpful. But we had our tickets. First stop Isola Bella. We explored for an hour, had a coffee and took the next boat to Isola Superiore. There again one hour exploring and... More 

2 Thank B M
Zurich, Switzerland
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107 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Ignore the people dressed as ship's captains trying to sell you private boat tours and walk the extra 50m to the official scheduled boat ticketing office. The boats are very much bigger, cheaper and, more to the point, run according to a schedule. My experience over several days was that they were always on time. Excellent value, efficient, reliable and... More 

5 Thank AhlanM

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