Lake Maggiore

How to get there

ISOLA BELLA AND ISOLA MADRE

By car
From the Autostrada dei Laghi motorway in the direction of Gravellona Toce, Carpugnino exit, following the signs for Stresa. It is possible to park in Piazza Marconi in Stresa and from here you can take one of the boats to reach the Isole Borromee.
Alternatively, you can leave your car in the square in Carciano opposite the dock.

By train
Ferrovie dello Stato railway, Milan-Sempione line, Stresa stop. The station is around 850 m from Piazza Marconi. With Ferrovie Nord railway, Milan-Laveno line, Laveno stop.

By bus
VB Arona Milan line: departure from Milan Lampugnano, stop B5.
Or Verbania–Stresa–Malpensa, which requires advance booking.
For info: www.safduemila.com.

By plane
Distance from the principal airports: Turin Caselle 140 km – Milan Malpensa 50 km – Milan Linate 110 km – Bergamo Orio Al Serio 130 km.


FROM DRY LAND TO THE ISLANDS
By ferry
The boats depart from the main locations on the lake.
For further information: Navigazione Lago Maggiore – scheduled passenger service. Also available is a non-scheduled passenger service by motorboat.
In Piazza Marconi in Stresa there is an info point called “BorromeoExperience” with information materials, where you can also purchase and book entrance tickets, guided visits and all the additional services available from Borromeo (travel by motorboat, overnight stays, restaurants, mountain bike hire, etc).

ROCCA DI ANGERA

By car
Autostrada dei Laghi motorway in the direction of Gravellona Toce, Sesto Calende exit, continuing along A-road SS 629 in the direction of Angera, where access to the Rocca is facilitated by the road signs for tourists.
A free car park is available opposite the entrance to the Rocca.

By train
Ferrovie dello Stato railway, Milan-Sempione line, Arona stop. The boat for Angera leaves from here. The Rocca can be reached on foot along a panoramic route uphill that takes around 15 minutes.
For further information: Navigazione Lago Maggiore – scheduled passenger service.
Motorboats – non-scheduled passenger service – scheduled passenger service
www.navigazionelaghi.it

By plane
Distance from the principal airports: Turin Caselle 135 km – Milan Malpensa 25 km – Milan Linate 85 km – Bergamo Orio Al Serio 110 km.

PARCO PALLAVICINO

By car
From the Autostrada dei Laghi motorway in the direction of Gravellona Toce, Carpugnino exit, following the signs for Stresa. A free car park is available in the proximity of the entrance to the Park. Due to the limited number of spaces available, we recommend that you use the free shuttle service departing every day from Piazza Marconi in Stresa.

By train
Ferrovia dello Stato railway, Milan-Sempione line, Stresa stop. Stresa station is located 800m on foot from the Parco Pallavicino.
With Ferrovie Nord railway, Milan-Laveno line, Laveno stop.

By bus
VB Arona Milan line: departure from Milan Lampugnano, stop B5.
Or Verbania–Stresa–Malpensa, which requires advance booking.
For info: www.safduemila.com.

By plane
Distance from the principal airports: Turin Caselle 140 km – Milan Malpensa 50 km – Milan Linate 110 km – Bergamo Orio Al Serio 130 km.

PARCO DEL MOTTARONE

By car
Autostrada dei Laghi motorway in the direction of Gravellona Toce, exit Carpugnino, direction Gignese-Mottarone toward the panoramic toll road “Borromea” (16km).
Alternatively, exit Carpugnino continuing in direction Gignese- Armeno- Mottarone, about 22 km.

By cableway
Leaving from Piazzale Lido in Carciano of Stresa. About 20 minutes to get the peek at 1.491 meters.
For info www.stresa-mottarone.it.