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Private Guided Boat Tour of Lake Maggiore's Borromeo Islands

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Stresa, Italy
Private Guided Boat Tour of Lake Maggiore's Borromeo Islands

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icon3 to 6 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 2 more
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Overview

Visit the Borromean Islands of Lake Maggiore with your own private guide, and enjoy transport by motorboat just for your group plus a tour of Isola Bella’s 17th-century palace. Perfect if you want to understand the lake’s history and avoid the tourist crowds, the experience offers everything you need to explore the islands with ease. The standard tour includes stops at Isola Pescatori and Isola Madre, but you can upgrade to visit the botanical gardens of Isola Madre, if you wish.
  • Step aboard your private motorboat and avoid the busy port ticket office
  • Learn about the fishermen houses of Isola Pescatori from a local guide
  • Opt to include Isola Madre, an island loved for its exotic parkland
  • Explore Isola Bella’s palace and hear the history facts about the Borromeo family
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Professional local guide
Private tour
Private boat transfers as described
Entry tickets € 28 per person ( for the 3 islands) OR € 20 (for the 2 islands).
  • Stresa , 28838 Stresa, Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy
  • Pallanza , 28922 Pallanza, Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy
  • Baveno , 28831 Baveno, Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy
  • This activity will end right where it started.
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Should you upgrade to do 3 islands instead of 2 islands, thus including also the guided tour of isola Madre's botanical garden and Renaissance villa, the private tour will last approx. 6 hours (instead of approx. 3 hours), including also some free time on Fishermen's island at lunch time
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Green pass required to enter the palaces: your vaccination certificate or a negative swab test
    • Contact Micaela should you need any further information
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Please get in touch with Micaela for any doubt, if you have special needs or should you wish to customize your tour
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • OPERATED BY Micaela Lucini
    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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    The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
    Q:
    What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private Guided Boat Tour of Lake Maggiore's Borromeo Islands?
    A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    See all safety measures taken by Private Guided Boat Tour of Lake Maggiore's Borromeo Islands.
    Q:
    What is the policy on sanitization during Private Guided Boat Tour of Lake Maggiore's Borromeo Islands?
    A:The policies on sanitization are:

    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    See all safety measures taken by Private Guided Boat Tour of Lake Maggiore's Borromeo Islands.
    Q:
    What is the social distancing policy during Private Guided Boat Tour of Lake Maggiore's Borromeo Islands?
    A:The policy on social distancing is:

    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    See all safety measures taken by Private Guided Boat Tour of Lake Maggiore's Borromeo Islands.

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    • "Recommend for anyone visiting the area and looking for a great way to spend the day visiting the islands." See review

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    star-5
    Fantastic!!!
    v5ddt2p7fw
    , Jul 2022
    We had such a wonderful day with Micaela! She was very knowledgeable and was great with our 6 year old! We also got to enjoy the amazing view from our private boat!
    icon Response from Host , Jul 2022
    Hello! Thank you so much for qriting this positive review!! I am so glad you enjoyed your private boat tour. Thank you for visiting lake Maggiire and the Borromean islands! Best wishes, Micaela Lucini
    star-5
    Excellent tour and guide
    FAA1996
    , May 2019
    Thoroughly enjoyed our time on the lake with Micaela. She was very knowledgeable and pleasant, great english too. Recommend for anyone visiting the area and looking for a great way to spend the day visiting the islands.
    icon Response from Host , May 2019
    Hello and thank you so much for your excellent review! It was my pleasure to be your guide and show you the beautiful Borromean islands! Ciao, Micaela
    star-5
    Superbe visite
    Anthony_P
    , Aug 2022
    Magnifique visite avec une guide super sympathique. Le Lieu était idéal et la durée de la visite était parfaite
    icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
    Cher Anthon, un grand merci pour votre beau commentaire qui me fait vraiment plaisir! Ciao, Micaela

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