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Tour and guided tour of the island of San Giulio or the island of "silence"

clock 1 hour 30 minutes
  • A unique visiting experience! immersed in the silence of the island, it is not for nothing that only 70 Benedictine cloistered nuns and an English poetess live there permanently, but someone enlivens the place in their own way ... I will tell you every...Read more

Lake Maggiore's highlights: private guided boat tour of isola Bella & Madre

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  • A half-day tour by private boat to the two jewels of lake Maggiore accompanied by an expert private guide to enjoy more the visit to these incredible islands.
    Your licensed local guide will show you an opulent palace dating back to the 17th century with its baroque garden on Isola Bella. You will then discover another villa in country style on...Read more

The best tour of the Borromean Isles on Lake Maggiore

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  • The Borromeo family has ruled the lands across lake Maggiore for centuries and their descendants still own some of the gorgeous parks and mansions scattered around. The South-Western basin of the lake, named the Borromean gulf, is dotted by some small, charming islands.
    This exclusive cruise will lead you to discover the wonders of the three...Read more

Sunset on Lake Maggiore: where the sky meets water

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  • The two sides of lake Maggiore are amazingly different: Westwards, the sweet sines of the gulf on which Stresa and Baveno lay, in front of the charming Borromean Islands with their botanical gardens and villas. Eastwards, the deep waters in which high and wooded cliffs tumble down. A private cruise will take you across the lake, coasting the...Read more

The three Borromean Islands with a private tour guide

clock 6 to 8 hours
  • Discovering the three Borromean Islands: isola Bella, Fishermen's Island and isola Madre with a tour guide.

    Admiring the scenery of the lake and the beautiful gardens.

    Wandering around the narrow streets of the Fisherman's...Read more

Private Tour of Orta San Giulio on Lake Orta with Micaela

clock 2 to 3 hours
  • Lake Orta is a fascinating corner of Italy and Piedmont. Often unheard of, lake Orta is a true gem which is worth discovering accompanied by a local who is a licensed and experienced tourist guide. This private guided tour includes an English-speaking professional guide at your disposal for the visit to the ancient village of Orta San Giulio and a...Read more

Sightseeing tour of Lake Maggiore from Stresa

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  • Visit the fashionable Stresa and the amazing Islands on Lake Maggiore on a day trip from Milan.

    Set in Italy's beautiful Lake District just 1.5-hour drive from Milan, Lake Maggiore is surrounded by the majestic Alps and home to some of Italy’s most impressive gardens. After some free time for shopping in Stresa, you will take a two-hour...Read more

themed guided tour: some female figures who lived in Orta

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  • Let's get away from the usual guided tours to follow the ideas of some women who have lived in these places or who in some way are still leaving their mark on...Read more

Art and food on lake Maggiore: Stresa and Isola Bella

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  • Stresa, known as the pearl of lake Maggiore, stands in front of the Borromean
    Islands, which got their name by the ancient family who owned them since the 16th century. One one of these, Isola Bella, Carlo III Borromeo built a gorgeous baroque mansion, dedicated to his wife Isabella.
    This private guided tour will allow you to explore Isola...Read more

A private tour around Lake Orta and its mounts from Lake Maggiore

clock 7 hours
  • Lake Orta is a small, quite unknown pearl, lying a few kilometers westwards of lake Maggiore. Its chief town, Orta San Giulio and the close by isle of San Giulio create a unique, charming "lounge" on the lake coastline. This private tour will lead you to discover the atmospheres, the fascinating alleys and the view points of these sites, connected...Read more

Winery Visit and Tasting of 2 D.O.C.Wines Fontechiara

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  • If you are looking for a charming and welcoming place to savor excellent wines and food and enjoy peace and tranquility surrounded by greenery, the Azienda Agricola Fontechiara is what you need.

    Come and visit us, you can visit the winery and enjoy the magic and charm of the process of processing grapes into wine.

    We will tell you...Read more

Walking tour with a private tour guide in the botanical gardens of Villa Taranto

clock 2 to 3 hours
  • The gardens of Villa Taranto in Verbania, between Intra and Pallanza, are known the world over for their great beauty and the huge number of plant species they contain.
    The result of a labour of love on the part of the Scottish Captain McEacharn in 1931, the myriad of colours and scents the marvellously landscaped garden offers continues to...Read more

Discovering Lake Maggiore: the best panoramic private cruise

clock 7 hours
  • Lake Maggiore is a land of enchantment, whose coastlines are dotted by small, charming villages, art treasures, majestic castles and gorgeous gardens. In the middle of it lay the Borromean Islands, who has been chosen through the centuries by wealthy families, especially the Borromeo, for their leisure residences.
    This private cruise will take...Read more

Romance on Lake Maggiore: an exclusive aperitif at sunset on Isola Bella

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  • The sunset on lake Maggiore paints the mountains around of amazing shades and fires up the water; at this time of the day, the blooming flowers in the garden of the Borromean Palace of Isola Bella become as one with the Sun reflections on the beautiful sculptures.
    This private tour will allow you to enjoy these unforgettable moments; after a...Read more

The best of Verbania: the Museum of Landscape and Villa Taranto botanical garden

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  • Verbania is the chief town of the district around lake Maggiore; Pallanza, one of its centers, hosts the City hall and some of its most remarkable attractions. Among these, the outstanding Museum of Landscape, located in Palazzo Viani- Dugnani, keeps a vast collection of paintings, sculptures and photographs related to the culture and history of...Read more

Micaela's Private Walking Tour of Stresa

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  • A private walking tour of Stresa, Lake Maggiore's most exclusive town accompanied by a local and experienced private tour...Read more

Private Tour of the Gardens of Villa Taranto

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  • You will be able to walk among scents and colors accompanied by a local tour guide who will make your visit more pleasant and comprehensive on this private...Read more

The paths of the cinema of Lake Orta

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  • Visiting the Legro open-air cinema museum is like taking a trip into the history of cinema. The Lake d'Or has dozens and dozens of works turned on its banks; from silent films to the present day Among the films represented by Legro murals we find cult films such as "Riso Amaro" or "Addio alle Armi"; television productions that marked an era like...Read more

Family tasting - A little tasting

clock 1 hour
  • We will spend time walking inside the vineyard where we will discover the culture of grapevine and wine in the Ossola Valley with over 700 years of history. You will taste a wine from our cellar in combination with typical products and I will explain more about the production process. I will try to answer any question about Ossolano wine or...Read more

Ticket to ride: a panoramic train running close to Lake Maggiore

clock 7 hours
  • Built on the track of an ancient Roman way, connecting Oscella (Domodossola) and Leocarnum (Locarno), the Vigezzina railroad was inaugurated in 1923, becoming a strategic connection for several small villages in the valleys close to lake Maggiore. Still today, even after severe damages caused by a flood in 1978, the railroad has a strong...Read more

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What are the best walking tour in Lake Maggiore?

Lake Maggiore walking tours are unique in that they permit tourists to take a closer view and enjoy Lake Maggiores main attractions alongside roaming the local streets and neighbourhoods, stopping off at a pub or local cafe. It's a great way of sightseeing in Lake Maggiore because it takes you to areas where you won't be disturbed by road noise and motors can't go.

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