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Private Tour of Borromean Islands from Stresa with Micaela

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    Stop At: Borromeo Palace, Isola Madre Italy

    You will visit the richly decorated rooms in the sumptuous Borromeo palace and the terraced gardens on isola Bella accompanied by an expert tour guide

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Island of the Fishermen (Isola dei Pescatori), Italy

    You will enjoy some free time for a meal or wandering around on lovely isola Pescatori

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Isola Madre, Italy

    You will visit this gorgeous island, still privately owned, to discover exotic species in its lovely English garden surrounded by peacocks and phaisants. Your personal guide will also show you the Renaissance palace dating back to the 16th century

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    28838 Stresa, Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy
    Departure Time
    9:15 AM
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    • Private tour
    Exclusions
    • Entrance tickets are to be paid on the day. Admission fees cost € 24 per person (adults)
    • Shared boat transport costs € 17 per person. Or private boat is available. Ask your private guide
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Borromeo Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Isola Madre
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Entrance fees and boat transport are to be paid on the day. Entrance tickets cost € 24 per person (adults). Boat tickets cost € 17 per person for a scheduled boat shared with others. Otherwise private boat option is also available upon request and is to be paid on the day.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My wife, another couple, and I did the Borromean Islands private tour with Micaela and thoroughly enjoyed the day. Micaela was an amaziing guide telling us so much about the history and art of the area. She knows so much about the plants and trees...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank catradiorc
    Micaela Stresa ... L, Proprietario at Micaela - Guida Turistica Lago Maggiore d'Orta Visite Guidate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Dear guest, I am glad to read your great review about me and my private guided tour of the Borromean islands. Thank you for sharing your positive experience and if you ever come back, you will find me here! Ciao, Micaela

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My husband and I and another couple booked a 7-hour private tour of the Borromean Islands with Micaela recently. We loved the tour – Visiting Isola Madre, Isola dei Pescatori, and Isola Bella and seeing the botanical gardens, the quaint fishing village, and the palace...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank oboedel
    Micaela Stresa ... L, Proprietario at Micaela - Guida Turistica Lago Maggiore d'Orta Visite Guidate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Oboedel, thank you so much for your excellent review, what lovely words! I am so happy to know that you and your friends truly enjoyd your day with me, in spite of the poor weather! Grazie mille. Ciao, Micaela

    Reviewed 17 July 2019

    I went with 2 friends to the Borromean Islands, our guide was Micaela who spoke good English and was a pleasure to be with. I have mobility problems and Micaela took things slowly and did not rush me, and gave me time to rest when...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Micaela Stresa ... L, Proprietario at Micaela - Guida Turistica Lago Maggiore d'Orta Visite Guidate, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2019

    Dear Susan, what a beautiful review, thank you so much for your lovely words! I am really glad that you and your friends enjoyed the day with me and that my private boat tour of the Borromean islands was up to your expectations. Grazie. Take...More

    Reviewed 5 July 2019

    We had an amazing day visiting the three islands. Micaela speaks excellent English making the day very easy and fun. She has a great sense of humour and superb knowledge of the history, architecture and flora of the islands. We had plenty of time to...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Nancy W
    Micaela Stresa ... L, Proprietario at Micaela - Guida Turistica Lago Maggiore d'Orta Visite Guidate, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2019

    Dear Nancy, your review is so beautiful, thank you very much! It is much easier for me to do my job properly when I have enthusiastic and curious guests like you and your husband! Looking forward to seeing you again! Grazie. Ciao, Micaela

    Reviewed 3 June 2019

    We thoroughly enjoyed our day visiting the three Borromean Islands with Micaela. She speaks excellent English and is extremely knowledgeable not only about the history of the area, and its people, but also about the plants and trees on Isola Bella and Isola Madre. Most...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    Micaela Stresa ... L, Proprietario at Micaela - Guida Turistica Lago Maggiore d'Orta Visite Guidate, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2019

    Dear Mags005, thank you so much for your wonderful review! I am glad that your day spent with me visiting the Borromean islands was fabulous, I am grateful for your lovely words and I have passed on your thanks to our captain who was very...More

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    howis1
    31 July 2018|
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    Response from MLP0014 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi! My apologies, I just saw your question. If I remember correctly it took about 6 hours, but it would be best if you contacted the tour guide directly and she will give you a correct answer. Good luck!
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    ryoungames
    22 July 2018|
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    Response from Micaela Stresa ... L | Property representative |
    Hello, yes that is correct. Entrance fees and boat trasnport are not included
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    netgirl59
    22 May 2018|
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    Response from MLP0014 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi! My apologies, I just saw your questions. It would be best to contact the tour guide herself to answer all of her questions. We just enjoyed her tour tremendously and would recommend it to others. Good luck!
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    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English, French
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