Borromean Islands, Stresa and Lake Maggiore boat services

Welcome to the website of the Borromean Islands, Stresa and Lake Maggiore Consorzio Motoscafisti [Motor-Boat Consortium]

Explore the pages of our website to discover Lake Maggiore and its important islands, Isola Bella, Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Madre, and see how our public water transport service operates with its range of tourist itineraries and sightseeing proposals. We also invite you to watch our video made by Federico Chierichetti with his drone, offering spectacular aerial shots of the islands..

Our public water transport service on Lake Maggiore operates mainly from Stresa (SAT NAV address “PIAZZALE LIDO”) but for groups, departures are also scheduled from all the locations on the Italian shores of the lake - Stresa piazza Marconi, Baveno piazza 4 novembre, Verbania Intra and Verbania Pallanza - and, for visitors staying on the lake, from all the big hotels with landing stages.

The Borromean Islands (Isola Bella, Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Madre) are the main destinations of our trips, in addition to Villa Taranto, but our boats can take you to all the locations on the Italian shores of the lake.

Our modern motor-boats are top of their category, they are comfortable and spacious, have a maximum capacity of 39 passengers and are partially open in fine weather or closed if necessary on rainy days.

We will be happy to welcome you to make your stay as pleasant as possible at the most famous Islands of Italian Lakes.

Whether you are organising a trip as a couple to the Borromean Islands, an old school get-together, an anniversary, a fun day out with your family, or if you are planning a group trip to the islands of Lake Maggiore, contact us. Our motor-boat water transport service offers you a customised solution, enabling you to travel between the various destinations without inconvenient waits, optimising your time and ensuring you a memorable trip.

The return fares departing from Stresa (Piazzale Lido) for groups of more than 6 adults are:

Isola Bella € 6.00
Isola Pescatori € 8.00
Isola Madre € 11.00
Isola Bella and Pescatori € 10.00
Isola Bella, Madre and Pescatori € 13.00

For information on discounts reserved for school parties, if you are a group of more than 10 people, or if you are simply organising a day out with your family, contact us by email ( or phone us on 0323/31358. We will be pleased to provide all the necessary details!

In addition to the classic trip to the islands, with Consorzio Motoscafisti di Stresa you can also visit the ancient hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso, going back to the twelfth century, located on the Lombardy shore of Lake Maggiore.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for any help you may require in organising your trip. We look forward to seeing you!

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P.le Funivia
28838 STRESA (VB)

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(from 9 am to 6 pm)
tel. +39 0323 31358
tel. +39 347 4840697
cell +39 348 8814751 Alessandro

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