Seasonal opening

Isola Bella, Isola Madre and Rocca Borromeo will be open every day from 23rd March to 21st October 2018.

Opening times

Every day from 9:00 AM to 17:30 PM (last entrance).

Ticket Prices

Touristic Season 2018 ADULT INDIVIDUALS CHILDREN INDIVIDUALS* ADULTS GROUP** CHILDREN GROUP***
Isola Bella (Palace, Painting gallery, Garden) € 16.00 € 8.50 € 13.00 € 7.00
Isola Bella + Isola Madre € 21.00 1 € 10.00 1 € 17.00 1 € 9.50 1
Rocca di Angera € 9.50 € 6.00 € 8.00 € 5.50
Isola Bella + Isola Madre + Rocca di Angera € 25.00 3 € 13.50 3 € 20.00 2 € 11.50 2
Parco Villa Pallavicino € 9.50 € 6.50 € 7.00 € 5.00
Isola Bella + Parco Villa Pallavicino € 18.00 1 € 10.00 1 € 14.00 1 € 9.50 1
Isola Madre + Parco Villa Pallavicino € 16.00 1 € 10.00 1 € 13.00 1 € 9.50 1
Rocca di Angera + Parco Villa Pallavicino € 12.00 € 8.00 € 9.50 2 € 7.00 2
Isola Bella + Isola Madre + Parco Villa Pallavicino € 25.00 3 € 13.50 3 € 20.00 2 € 11.50 2
Isola Bella + Isola Madre + Rocca di Angera + Parco Villa Pallavicino € 31.00 3 € 18.00 3 € 28.00 4 € 14.50 4
  • *
    CHILDREN: from 6 to 15 years of age. Free entrance for children under 6 years of age.
  • **
    ADULT GROUP: minimum 18 people. One free entrance for every 18 paying adults.
  • ***
    SCHOOL: one teacher can enter free for every 13 paying pupils.
  1. This ticket can be used only on the same day
  2. This ticket is valid two days from the date of issue
  3. Isola Bella and Isola Madre must be visited the same day
  4. The ticket is valid for three days and includes a same-day tour of Isola Bella and Isola Madre
  • Special family package

    2 adult tickets + 2 child tickets
    the second child ticket is free.

Guided tours

Touristic Season 2018 Adult Groups Groups of Children Duration of the tour
Isola Bella - Palace € 55.00 € 35.00 60 min.
Isola Madre - Palais and Garden € 55.00 € 35.00 90 min.
Rocca di Angera - Historic Rooms € 55.00 € 35.00 60 min.
Rocca di Angera - Garden € 55.00 € 35.00 60 min.
  • Every guide can lead up to 50 people.

  • Audio tour guides

    Thanks to the audioguides you can discover the treasures of Isola Bella and Isola Madre, and live an unforgettable experience.
    The audioguides are available in Italian, English, German and French.
    The audioguides can be hired at a cost of €3.00 per person.

    • Book a visit to Isola Bella and Isola Madre

      The booking service is available by e-mail and fax:
      e-mail: info@isoleborromee.it
      fax: (+39) 0323 30046

      Indicating the date, time of arrival on the island of the group and number of people.

    • Book a visit to Rocca d'Angera

      The booking service is available by telephone, fax and mail:
      phone: (+39) 0331 931300
      fax: (+39) 0331 932883
      mail: roccaborromeo@isoleborromee.it

      Is mandatory to state your name and address, city, day and hour of the visit.

Other services

  • Giftshops

    The giftshops along the tour route offer a variety of quality crafted goods, inspired by the art collections of the Borromeo residences. You will find plenty of books and catalogues to delve into the history and art of these enchanted places, cheerful and colourful shopping bags, precious scarves in silk and crêpe georgette, fine ceramics, exquisite fragrances and much more. A rare range of made in Italy items to bring part of the emotion of your visit back home.

    Opening: every day from 9:45 to 18:15

  • Cafeteria

    The cafes of the islands and of the Fortress of Angera are scenic and comfortable places where you can spend some pleasant moments tasting the best of Italian produce. A selection of cold cuts and traditional cheeses, “schiacciata romana”, the typical Roman focaccia, tasty sandwiches or fresh salads accompanied by craft beers, a glass of Piedmont wine, or healthy juice made with fruit or vegetables in season, delicious cakes and ice creams. Top quality products, carefully selected by our connoisseurs, will turn your visit into an even more memorable experience.

    Opening: every day from 9:45 to 18:15

Services for the disabled

Due to the accurate restoration of the former aspect of the gardens and the preservation of the original architecture, the structures present many obstacles that may cause difficulties to people with limited mobility.

Getting here


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  • Isola Bella and Isola Madre

    • By car

      Autostrada dei Laghi, direction Gravellona Toce, exit Carpugnino. Follow the indications for Stresa.

    • By boat

      You can reach Isola Bella and Isola Madre from Stresa, Arona, Pallanza, Locarno, Laverno… Using the boats of the Navigazione Lago Maggiore.
      For further information call number 800 551801, or visit www.navigazionelaghi.it.
      On the lake are available many navigation societies offering the possibility to move at every time, for every destination.

    • By train

      Ferrovie dello Stato, line Milano-Sempione, stop: Stresa, connection with the boat. Ferrovie Nord, line Milano-Laverno, stop: Laverno. Many meters away you will find the embarkment by boat or hydroplane.

  • Rocca d’Angera

    • By car

      Autostrada dei Laghi - 61,5 km from Milan - exit Sesto Calende. From there, you take the strada statale 629, direction Angera, where you can find many tourism signages to lead your way.

    • By boat

      You can reach the Rocca from Stresa, Arona, Pallanza, Locarno… Using the boats of the Navigazione Lago Maggiore.
      For further information call number 800 551801, or visit www.navigazionelaghi.it.
      On the lake are available many navigation societies offering the possibility to move at each time, for every destination.

    • By train

      Ferrovie dello Stato, line Milano-Sempione, stop: Arona, connection with the boat to reach Angera.