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“Excellent boat service”

Navigazione Sulle Isole Borromee del Lago Maggiore
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The public service boat offers an exclusive service for the Borromean Islands and all the places of interest that lean out on the banks of the Lake Maggiore, been born for satisfying the demands of whom loves to travel in liberty, it makes various boats to be able to satisfy the demands of the single one as those of groups, parties or schools available. We rent motorboats to visit the fascinating Lake Maggiore.
Reviewed June 19, 2018

This is a brilliant way for getting around the lake. The boats are frequent and mostly run to time, although they are sometimes quite crowded. The timetable is easy to understand.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Stephen C
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

We have been advised all sorts of private or other tours to visit the three islands . The public service is the ONLY one to chose . for a fee of grosso modo 15 euros per person you wlll hop on and off the boat to visit all the islands . the shuttle picks up and drops travelers every 30 minutes . perfect and simple .

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank rana t
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Reviewed April 19, 2018

Frequent and comfortable boats on Lake Maggiore run to accurate timetables. The Stresa to Locarno (Switzerland) journey takes just over 3 hours and allows a two hour visit to Locarno. Reasonably priced, very good lunch is available and there is also a bar so a relaxing day can be spent on the water.
The Barromean Islands are quickly reached from Stresa. Staff at ticket offices speak English and are always helpful.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 224pjb
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Busy spot for tourists to book boats to the several islands off Stresa as well as the ferry all the way to Intra across the lake. Right off the main part of town with lots of parking for tourists.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Goldig
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isolelagomaggiore, Direttore generale at Navigazione Sulle Isole Borromee del Lago Maggiore, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Dear Guest,
we thank you for submitting your review.
We hope you enjoy the services offered, despite the notable influx, confident of welcoming you back on board.
Best regards

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Reviewed January 28, 2018

We used this service to get to the Isola Bella one day. These boats should not be confused with the ferries running from a harbour near the cable car station - these have only limites schedules out of season.
You can buy the tickets on the street, just near a small park and a parking lot and near the tourist office - the guys selling them are easily recognizable by the maritime look and insisting manners.
The service runs quick and efficiently and as we only bought a ticket for Isola Bella, we got the full trip on the boat, passing Isola Madre and Isola Superiore (Isola Pescatore) until we were let off at Isola Bella.
On the way back the boat came punctually and took us back to Stresa. There are only a certain number of people allowed on the boat, and the captain is keen on counting people.
It is an easy and relatively inexpensive way to visit one of the islands - or do some island-hoppong.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank LarsDane
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