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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.
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Verbania, Italy
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"beautiful lake"
in 20 reviews
"italian lake"
in 4 reviews
"borromean islands"
in 9 reviews
"further afield"
in 2 reviews
"villages and towns"
in 2 reviews
"lovely town"
in 2 reviews
"small boat"
in 2 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"enjoy the beauty"
in 2 reviews
"wonderful locations"
in 2 reviews
"botanical gardens"
in 4 reviews
"boat tour"
in 2 reviews
"nice promenade"
in 2 reviews
"ferry service"
in 3 reviews
"great boat"
in 2 reviews
"don t miss"
in 2 reviews
"day trip"
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank buelens
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank eric s
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning scenery, beautiful gardens, great restaurants,... We stayed in the Grand Hotel Majestic with a lake view room - simply stunning. Can not recommend highly enough. Just do it!

1  Thank Lance B
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Arrange to take the Lago Maggiore Express. There are two options. We took a 30 minute train from Stresa to Dommodosola where we caught a narrow gauge railway up into and over the mountains to Locarno, Switzerland. Really scenic ride up the mountains and across...More

4  Thank Rick K
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Three years in a row! What can I say! Stayed for the third year in a row at Casaevela in Oggebbio. Silvia, Irene and Leonardo And all the staff are wonderful. Bring a car, prepare for quiet, and enjoy..🤫 oh! The food is good!!

Thank Eugenecan
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Scenery all along the lake is stunning. Great views and photo opportunities both from the land and on the numerous boat trips and ferries on offer. Well worth a visit

1  Thank MaryBarryJackson
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Even in June, with millions of tourists, the boat service around the lake is terrific. It’s worth getting to the Imbarcadero a bit ahead of time as there are usually a few confused tourists shouting at the ticket sellers in the wrong language. However every...More

1  Thank Radiocrimson
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Lago Maggiore is so large that it really feels like you are "at the coast" and with the hotels and other amenities it is this - and more !!

Thank An_Old_Burian
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Lovely Lake and the people that live and work near here in the cities are lovely. It's such a stunning local.

Thank Heatherinaa
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Buga
8 October 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I would go to Stresa which is a small resort town of 5.000 inhabitants with everything on it and good enough for Hemingway.
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noey00
4 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.
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