Private Guided Boat Tour of Lake Maggiore's Borromeo Islands

Private Guided Boat Tour of Lake Maggiore's Borromeo Islands

Hello, I'm Micaela Lucini, an expert local guide.This is a customized guided tour of lake Maggiore's islands by private charter boat to explore beautiful isola Bella, the most famous of the Borromeo islands, and Fishermen's island (Pescatori) from Stresa, Pallanza or Baveno, accompanied by a personal English-speaking tour guide. Discover an incredible island - isola Bella - where art, history, architecture and exotic and mediterranean species make this place at the foot of the Alps something unique in the world. Stroll through the quaint fishermen's village on isola Pescatori to discover the old island's activities. Enjoy a private water tour around lake Maggiore's isola Madre to admire it from the lake or make the most of your trip and upgrade this private tour to include also a stop and guided visit to the charming isola Madre to explore its lovely botanical gardens with orange trees, agaves, palms and the island's 16th-century villa which houses a lovely puppet theatre collection.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Borromeo Palace, Isola Madre Italy

You will discover the beauty and wealth in the Borromeo palace including the beautiful grottoes

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Isola Bella Italy

You will stroll through the enchanting Italianate gardens on isola Bella

Duration: 1 hour

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

You will enjoy the quaint village on Fishermen's island

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Giardini Botanici dell'Isola Madre, Isola Madre, 28838 Stresa VB, Italy

You will see isola Madre from the boat if you book the shorter tour. Should you decide for the upgrade of the tour, a stop and a guided visit to the botanical gardens and the villa on isola Madre is included

Informacion Adicional
"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"
"Near public transportation"
"Contact Micaela should you need any further information"
"Please get in touch with Micaela for any doubt, if you have special needs or should you wish to customize your tour"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"

Duration: 3 To 6 Hours
Start location: 1: 28838 Stresa, Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy
2: 28922 Pallanza, Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy
3: 28831 Baveno, Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Professional local guide
  • Private tour
  • Private boat transfers as described

Not Included

  • Entry tickets € 30 per person ( for the 3 islands) OR € 20 (for the 2 islands).


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