The Pearl of Lake Maggiore
Stresa, also known as “The Pearl of Lake Maggiore” is one of the most exclusive spots of lake Maggiore.
Enjoy a walking along the magnificient lakeside and let yourself be enchanted by the perfumes of the flowers that decorates the lakefront, admire an incredible panorama over the Borromean Gulf and the Borromean Islands and be impressed by the villas and the hotels built in Baroque and Liberty style… Visit the centre of Stresa with many bars and restaurants… it will seem to travel back in time and relive a suggestive Belle Époque atmosphere!
Do you know that the name Stresa comes from Strixia? A small part of land that transformed from a little village of fisherman into a privileged destination fo nobles and rich enterpreneurs of Lombardy region.
When you will visit Stresa do not forget to taste the famous “Marghertine”, special biscuits created as a gift to the Princess Margherita of Savoia, future Queen of Italy, that used to live in Stresa.
What to do in Stresa?
Book HERE a guided tour of Stresa!
Borromean Islands Tour
Do not miss the Borromean Islands with their palaces and gardens… Book HERE a visit of the Islands!
Book now a boat tour to visit the Islands!
Book a Cruise to Luino’s market from Stresa or a Minicruise to Verbania’s market around the Borromean Gulf of lake Maggiore!
Where to stay in Stresa & surroundings?
For more information visit the official information website!