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Milan: Tour Arona Stresa & Orta San Giulio
  • Starting location: Milano
  • Arrival: Milano
  • Duration: 8 h
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Milan: Tour Arona Stresa & Orta San Giulio

City Tour

Luxury Limousine experience. Full day 8 hrs.


Departure from Milan and return to Milan.


You will be collected at the hotel by our private English speaking chauffeur. The first stop is Arona, the "doorway" of Lake Maggiore.


Villa Ponti of Arona hosts art shows with works of the greatest artists of the world, as well as many events and meetings along the year and was built on the rocky ramp (Rocca) conceived on around 1760 by Bartolomeo Pertossi, a rich merchant and one of the Napoleon supporters.


Stresa is defined as the Lake Verbano's pearl and it's the most prestigious and renowned tourist center of Lake Maggiore. This small village turned from a rural town into an elegant tourist place, first for patricians and nobles, and then for worldwide guests. During the XII and XIV centuries in Stresa there was a castle, whose walls are still visible at the city entrance. After some decades of Austrian domination, Stresa and the whole West bank of Lake Maggiore were destined to the Savoia family.


Napoleon street,which dates back to the XIX century, Sempione tunnel and the railway have been basic elements for the touristic development of this town and its reputation began to widespread thanks to the description of some eminent travellers such as Stendhal, Chateaubriand, Dumas, Lord Byron. Today Stresa hosts conventions, meetings and events of international interest, as well as the famous "Stresa and Lake Maggiore music week".


Around Stresa it is possible to visit the most beautiful isles of Lake Maggiore: isola Madre, isola Pescatori, isola Bella.


The Lake D' Orta is situated west of the Lake Maggiore (between the Mount Mottarone), in the province of Novara and  is also called Lago Cusio. The climate is mild, the shores and the environment are picturesque, rich of wood and of cultivations, fervent in industrial and touristic activities.


The price includes:


1Private English speaking driver


2.Luxury car/van/minivan with climate control


3.Bottled water


4.Head office assistance


5.Insurance "RC car".  


The price does not include:


1.Restaurant reservation (we can recommend some excellent)


2.Professional Guide


3.Boat tickets


4.Other unspecified.


Tour available every day of the year. Comfortable walking shoes are suggested for this tour. Make sure your cameras are charged or load up on batteries!


Price for public boats from Stresta to Island Borromeo: euro 12.00 Isola Bella euro 12,50 Isola Madre euro 10,50 Isola Bella + Isola Madre tot. euro 17,50 Open from 26 March to 23 October from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm