We stopped off in Stresa for a few nights on our way home to England from Southern Italy.
The Genziana Family Room is in the higher part of the attractive town of Stresa, on the shores of Lake Maggiore, 10-15 minutes walk from the station and 20-25 minutes walk from the landing stage on the lake.
This newly decorated apartment was simply but attractively furnished and was very adequate for our needs as a family (2 adults and 3 children). It is part of a small block on a quiet street. It's handy for getting to the key places in Stresa, but might present a challenge if you're not as mobile as you might like. We were met by a pleasant member of the family who owns this property and felt very welcome.
There are a number of activities to get into when in Stresa. We certainly enjoyed the cable car up to The Mottarone (the local mountain) with its stupendous views. There are plenty of options on the Lake as you might expect.
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