Lake Maggiore, History

The first known human settlements on the shores of Lake Maggiore go back to the Iron Age, to the prehistoric Golasecca culture, followed by the Celts, Romans and so on through to the arrival of the Borromeo family.

What to visit

Lake Maggiore offers the visitor numerous attractions, including:
Arona - Colossus of San Carlo Borromeo
Angera - La Rocca Borromeo (medieval castle)
Leggiuno - Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso Ballaro
Stresa - Zoological gardens of Villa Pallavicino, Isola Bella, Isola dei Pescatori, Isola Madre
Stresa Lido - Mottarone cableway
Verbania - Botanical gardens of Villa Taranto
Cannero Riviera - castle ruins
Cannobio - Shrine of the Santissima Pietà
Brissago - its two islands
Locarno - Shrine of the Madonna del Sasso

With our shipping company you can visit all the locations on the shores of Lake Maggiore, we have tariffs for individuals and groups and we also specialise in weddings.

Choosing us means you always have an active reference point for all your requirements; we are attentive to our customers’ needs, providing professional advice right from the organisation of your trip in order to achieve the best possible results and make your visit to the islands unforgettable.

So why wait? Contact us, we are at your complete disposal.

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