These 3 Islands are just offshore the village of STRESA which is amongst the most renowed resort area of Lake Maggiore. In the days when tourism was only for the elite, this was a favourite place of the King of Wüttemburg, the sovreigns of England, Elisabeth of Saxony,the Duchess of Genova, and gained the praises of Dickens, Flaubert and Stendhal.
ISOLA BELLA: The Prince Borromeo's Palace was build in 1632 and can be visited together with its stunning italian style gardens overviewing the gulf of Stresa.
ISOLA PESCATORI: This fishermen island is very simple and romantic and it is in an extraordinary contrast with the magnificence of Isola Bella. Many small typical italian restaurants are ready to serve you.
ISOLA MADRE: This is the largest of the three islands and is almost entirely occupied by the botanical garden of exceptional beauty with rare plants and flowers from remote parts of the world.