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The magic of a private sunset boat tour around the Borromean islands

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An experienced English-speaking tour guide will show you lake Maggiore's highlights from the water. What a an excellent way to see lake Maggiore and learn more about the old towns, the islands, the historic villas and palaces, the aristocrats and the Belle Epoque time! All while sitting in a comfortable and safe private boat with no effort and no walking at all! This is an amazing tour that offers the chance to be in touch with a native guide to the area who can tell you about the history and the curiosities, the old fishing activities and the life around the lake today.
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Pass By: Lake Maggiore, Via Golfo 10 bis Italy

Discover lake Maggiore's most beautiful corners while sitting in a comfortable private captained boat with your own private guide. Elegant villas, stunning gardens, lovely views, gorgeous villages and small towns seen from the water at a perfect time of the day when lake Maggiore is quiter and more authentic.

Pass By: Borromeo Palace, Isola Madre Italy

You will see the stunning 17th-century Borromeo palace from the boat

Pass By: Isola Madre, Italy

You will admire a privately-owned island with its 16th-century country villa and botanical garden from the boat

Pass By: Isola Bella Italy

You will see enchanting isola Bella with its quaint village and its terraced gardens built on ten levels from the boat

Pass By: Island of the Fishermen (Isola dei Pescatori), Italy

The views of an old and picturesque village on a small charming island
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Important Information
Departure Point
28838 Stresa, Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy Piazzale Lido, 28838 Stresa VB, Italy
1–3 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Private and expert tour guide
  • Private boat hire € 140 per hour
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Additional Info
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can 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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Toby352 wrote a review Aug 2019
13 contributions3 helpful votes
Our terrific tour guide Micaela took us for an hour cruise on Lake Maggiore. Micaela speaks perfect English and is professional and very knowledgeable. We enjoyed our boat tour very much!
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from Micaela Stresa ... L, Proprietario at The magic of a private sunset boat tour around the Borromean islands
Responded 19 Aug 2019
Dear Toby, I am so glad that you wrote this beautiful review about your private sunset cruise with me on lake Maggiore, Considering that you told me that your expectations as far as private tours are concerned are always very high and that I exceeded your expectations, I am really honoured to receive your review! Grazie! Take care, Micaela
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Key Details
  • Lake Maggiore, Borromeo Palace, and 3 more
  • Duration: 1–3 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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