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Weekend at the Stresa Festival

Weekend at the Stresa Festival

Classical music of the highest level in the framework of Lake Maggiore. The Stresa Festival is one of the most important of its kind in Europe. Numerous international musicians will perform during this anticipated event that attracts visitors from all over the world. You will spend a weekend of enchantment, discovering the treasures of this territory.  

1st day: Arrival in Stresa and Stresa Festival's concert

Arrival in Stresa at Lake Maggiore and accomodation in a 3-star-hotel. In the evening, Stresa Festival's concert of your choice. Overnight.

2nd day: Borromean Islands and dinner on the Isola Bella

After a good breakfast, departure by motorboat to discover the Borromean Islands. First stop: "Isola Madre" (Mother Island) for a visit of its villa and splendid English botanical garden. Second stop at "Isola Bella" (Beautiful Island) for a visit of its impressive Baroque palace and Italian garden on ten terraces overlooking the lake. The third and last stop is on "Isola Superiore dei Pescatori" (Fishermen's Island) with its narrow alleys and shops with local products. Late afternoon return to Stresa and free time. In the evening, transfer by motorboat from the pier of Stresa to "Isola Bella" for a romantic dinner. Return to hotel and overnight.  

3rd day: Departure

After breakfast, check-out and free time in Stresa before returning home...  


  • 2 nights with breakfast in 3-star-hotel in Stresa in double room;
  • return transfer by motorboat from Stresa to the Borromean Islands;
  • entrance ticket for gardens and palaces of the Borromean Islands;
  • evening return transfer by motorboat from Stresa to the "Isola Bella";
  • dinner at Ristolounge Elvezia on the "Isola Bella" (3-course-menu, drinks not included).


  • entrance ticket Stresa Festival's concert, since price varies based on date and chosen concert (more info at:;
  • local city tax.

Upon request it is possible to organize accomodation in 4 or 5-star-hotel at Lake Maggiore.

Price: starting from 242,00 € per person in double room
Period: from 18th July to 8th September 2017
Number of days: 2 nights, 3 days, according to hotel availability
Minimum number of participants: 2 people
Car: use of private vehicle, transfer upon request