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Maggiore Discovery Day Tours

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Address: Vicolo Universo, Stresa, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 331 792 3066

We believe in enjoying and exploring the area that you have holidayed to....

We believe in enjoying and exploring the area that you have holidayed to. So many excursions these days take you away from where you are staying meaning that you miss out on the history, culture and nature which can be found right on your holiday doorstep. Having fallen in love with the lake many summers ago we realised the wealth of exciting places, of beautiful sites and of fascinating history that are only a boat ride away. All you need to do is sit back relax.

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As planned, we undertook a trip covering several villages along the Lago Maggiore shoreline ending up in Pallanza, a beautiful town, just across Stresa, Italy (cost Euro: 16 for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 May 2016
Sabir S
Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

As planned, we undertook a trip covering several villages along the Lago Maggiore shoreline ending up in Pallanza, a beautiful town, just across Stresa, Italy (cost Euro: 16 for two seniors). It was just beautiful.

1 Thank Sabir S
Burlington, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

After research and days of planning a wonderful trip with my husband, I decided on 3 day trips with maggiore discovery tours. I emailed the company and decided on 3 tours and paid online with paypal. The first tour our guide arrived and advised us that the tour would be finishing at 1:30 instead of 4 as she had another... More 

12 Thank Lolag1
Burlington, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014

Do not book!! He cancelled one of our trips and was a no show on the second. No refund. No emails. Beware!!

10 Thank Jamie140
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

There seems to be a pattern merging with this anonymous conman. We enquired with Maggiore Discovery in advance of our holiday due to its excellent online Tripadvisor reputation. Emails were answered promptly by Farbri (I assume to be the owner) and we booked and paid for two excursions. The first excursion we did enjoy, although the fact remains the guide... More 

8 Thank scfpmf
Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014

I have had exactly a similar experience to another user here. This is my account of the events in chronolgical order with dates. 5/06/2014 - I email Fabri Anton via his website, maggiore discovery 7 weeks in advance of my trip. I enquired about 3 tours - borromean island tour, cheese and wine tour and lake orta tour. I also... More 

12 Thank Soon Tjin L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

We booked this trip online in advance with Maggiore Discovery Day Tours. From start to finish the service was first rate. My husband and I were picked up on time by Fabri and transported to Lake Orta. Fabri was an excellent guide, informative and great company. We were even taken to places not on the itinerary!! brilliant. A great day... More 

4 Thank Hilsabroad
Orefield, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2014

My husband & I, along with our son and daughter in law recently spent a few days in Stresa and went on a private wine & cheese tour with Fabri to Oira. Fabri was such an awesome guide, and gave us a very informative and extremely enjoyable tour of this quaint, ancient village. The tasting at the end of the... More 

3 Thank Dianermac
Chelmsford, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

I had the pleasure of spending four days in Stresa recently. Fabri met me at the airport in Milan; I then took two tours with him, the Magic of the Lakes, and Lake Orta. He is a superb guide, extremely kind, conscientious, knowledgeable, multilingual (5!) languages. He took me to see villages way up in the mountains and arranged everything... More 

2 Thank Musiclover9
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

I emailed Fabri without holding out much hope of success because a) I was going to be in Stresa on Good Friday and Easter Saturday and b) I was travelling on my own. You can imagine my surprise when he replied saying that he would take me to see Lake Orta and then the Borromean islands the next day. Not... More 

2 Thank lexietweedie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

What a great tour guide Fabri is. If you want not only a great, polite, and caring tour guide but also a friend please email Fabri. Amazing personality and great to be with and he will cater to everything you would like in a tour. He is amazing and one of the best tour guides I have ever met, granted... More 

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