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The perfect region for your holidays between mountain and lake. Trips, congresses, families, small and big events, culture, outdoor excursions, fun and relaxation in Lago Maggiore, Orta Lake and surroundings.
Verbania, Italy
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All reviews beautiful lake further afield italian lake great place to visit lovely town villages and towns regina palace borromean islands enjoy the beauty wonderful locations different parts beautiful area to visit don t miss boat tour botanical gardens nice promenade great boat
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Reviewed 21 November 2018

One of my favorite places to visit. It has an atmosphere like nowhere else. You can take ferries to different parts of the lake, or just stay in Intra and relax. some of the best food around. I have been going there for years and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sergiosmith01
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Lago Maggiore is beautifully situated in the Italian Alps with Italy at the southern end, and Switzerland to the north. Mountains rise all around the crystal clear lake, and views are spectacular wherever you look. Simply stunning views. I stayed in the Regina Palace Hotel...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank redeco
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Lake Maggiore it’s islands and surrounded areas are a great place to visit if you are in Northern Italy. The lake can be traversed by using the local ferries cheap and plentiful or by using the private motor boats that are always available. We stayed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Geoffreysm1th
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Enjoyed the ferries and so convenient just be prepared very little English spoken . I traveled to Luino to the Market such a great way to get there

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 64mayo
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Buy a day pass for the ferry and hit all the spots around the lake. Don’t miss the magnificent Palazzo and gardens at Insola Bella, the funky little wine bars and dining places in the alleys of Insola Pescatori, the cable car and chairlift up...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Doug J
Reviewed 13 September 2018

This is our second visit to the region, and we’ve had a terrific time. We notice that it’s gotten a lot busier —mostly with German tourists — and the restaurants seem to cater more to their tastes. The ferry ride on the lake is very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Plenty of other activities available both on the lake and onshore. good location for touring further afield

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We loved our stay at lake maggiore but july- august is not the best month to go with teenagers unless you have a boat or nice swimmingpool. There is not that much to do otherwise unless terrasses or restaurants. Another month - may or oktober...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank buelens
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Stayed in Stresa to explore this lake by boat The picturesque fishing villages on Lake Maggiore are a sight to see. Clusters of rainbow-coloured buildings pepper the shoreline giving each village its own unique personality. Plenty of photo opportunities with the stunning scenery.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank eric s
Reviewed 29 July 2018

we stayed in Stresa and took boat trips around the lake, including to the nearby Borromean Islands. Everywhere is so beautiful - the scenery is stunning. Large lake, with stony beaches, excellent boat service and lots to do and see. We were only there for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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8 October 2017|
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I would go to Stresa which is a small resort town of 5.000 inhabitants with everything on it and good enough for Hemingway.
5 January 2017|
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Response from Sherpa123 | Reviewed this property |
I went in late September and only needed a very light coat. If you prefer it warm I'd go in June/July.