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Holidays to Lake Maggiore

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Hotel La Palma
Hotel La Palma
4 out of 5
Corso Umberto I, 33, Stresa, VB
The price is £150 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct

Located in the heart of Stresa, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Villa La Palazzola, Carciano Ferry Terminal, and Stresa-Alpino-Mottarone Cable Car. ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (547 reviews)
Amazing place on the lake

"The place is super nice. It has nice rooftop bar with incredible view. Personnel is very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2019

Hotel La Palma
Grand Hotel Majestic
Grand Hotel Majestic
4 out of 5
Via Vittorio Veneto 32, Verbania, VB

Located in the heart of Verbania, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Santo Stefano Parish and Villa San Remigio. Villa Taranto Botanical Garden ...

4.3/5Excellent! (216 reviews)

"Location is extraordinarily beautiful, directly on Lake Maggiore. Breakfast buffet service is lavish and delicious. Outdoor property is well maintained. Spa area and rooms require refurbishing."…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2019

Grand Hotel Majestic
Golfo Gabella
Golfo Gabella
Lungolago G.Girardi, 6, Maccagno, Maccagno con Pino e Veddasca, VA
The price is £94 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct

This family-friendly Maccagno con Pino e Veddasca apartment building is located on a lake, within a 15-minute walk of Parisi Valle Civic Museum and Maccagno ...

4.2/5Very Good! (127 reviews)
Lovely break by the lake

"This place is really nice - we had a great four nights here, and were very lucky with the weather as it rained lots just before we arrived (it is "mountain weather" so you get what you get). We arrived "out of hours" but this had been prearranged so there is a safe with pin codes which was easy enough ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug 2019

Golfo Gabella
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top things to do in Lake Maggiore

Lake Maggiore - half day trip from Milan
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Lake Maggiore - half day trip from Milan

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88% of travellers recommend
Cooking class in the woods! 1h from Milan
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Cooking class in the woods! 1h from Milan

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100% of travellers recommend
Private cooking class at a local's home in Lake Maggiore
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Private cooking class at a local's home in Lake Maggiore

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Lake Maggiore

Elegant lakeside resorts, shimmering waters and towering mountains make Lake Maggiore one of northern Italy’s most appealing regions. Holiday in Lake Maggiore for pure romance, its shoreline dotted with timeless resorts and ringed by the foothills of the Alps. The golden age of travel is evoked in its 19th-century lakeside towns, where wide waterfront promenades are filled with sophisticated cafe terraces. Gelato in hand, stroll past the palatial hotels that command impressive views of the lake. After wandering on your getaway through the cobbled squares and lanes of lakeside villages, pull up a sun lounger at one of Lake Maggiore’s many beaches.

Stretching for 40 miles, Lake Maggiore is Italy’s longest lake and has been a favourite with holiday makers since the days of the Grand Tour. Soak up the old-world charm of Stresa, the main resort and a handy place to catch the ferries that shuttle up, down and across the lake.

Explore the sprawling botanical gardens of Villa Taranto in nearby Verbania, which were created by a Scotsman. Cross Lake Maggiore to Laveno, where you can take an old-fashioned bucket cable car to Monte Sasso del Ferro and marvel at the panoramic views.

During your holiday, a visit to the Borromean islands is a must. Take a ferry from Stresa to these jewel-like islands, two of which have lavish villas set in equally elaborate gardens. On Lake Maggiore’s eastern shores, you can’t miss the impressive sight of Rocca di Angera, an imposing Medieval fortress that looms over the village of Angera. Climb its tower for fantastic lake views.

If you like to have more adventure on your holiday, hike Lake Maggiore’s national park trails or make use of the cycle paths around the lake. For windsurfing and kitesurfing, head to Cannobio near the Swiss border.

An efficient train network connects Lake Maggiore’s main towns with Milan, the nearest major city. For an unforgettable journey, hop on the Lake Maggiore Express, where you can take the ferry up into Switzerland and return on a narrow-gauge railway through spectacular countryside.

Combine a leisurely holiday on Lake Maggiore with a visit to its smaller, more intimate neighbour Lake Orta or Medieval village Orta San Giulio, which is one of the prettiest in the region.

Frequently asked questions

Q: Which airports can I fly in to for a holiday to Lake Maggiore?
A: Get set to begin your thrilling holiday adventure when you hop off the plane at Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.). Operating 6,325 international flights each month, this is one of the main airports in Lake Maggiore.
Q: What are the most popular types of hotels for a holiday to Lake Maggiore?
A: Many visitors opt to spend their getaways in hotels. Some go for the comfort and amenities of apartments or bed & breakfasts, while others choose to book villas. Whatever you’re chasing, Lake Maggiore has lots of options for all budgets.
Q: What does a Lake Maggiore holiday booking with Expedia include?
A: It depends on what kind of getaway in Lake Maggiore you’re hoping for. Bundle a hotel and flight, or car, flight and hotel, or hotel and car — or any of these as a stand-alone. If you like, you can also add on some attractions and activities.
Q: What is the best way to save money on my holiday to Lake Maggiore?
A: You’ll score better prices when you bundle your Flights, Hotels and Activities. It’s a breeze (and easy on the wallet) to put together your own holiday package via Expedia. Why wait? It’s time to make those travel daydreams a reality and see more of our incredible planet for less.