Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodations: Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees
Breakfast at the Hotel
Enjoy an American-style buffet breakfast and get ready for the day of exploration ahead.
Bike Ride in Stresa
Start the day with a privately guided bike ride through the charming seaside town of Stresa, where you'll have magnificent views of Lake Maggiore and surrounding Italian landscapes.
Cruise to Isola dei Pescatori on Lake Maggiore
Take a ferry from Stresa on the beautiful blue waters of Lake Maggiore to the charming Isola dei Pescatori, or Fisherman's Island. Once there, you'll have the opportunity to meet local fisherman who will regale you in stories of their activities and of life in this quaint island town. You'll enjoy strolling along the promenade and cobbled alleys lined with restaurants, gift shops and boutiques filled with local crafts.
Lunch on Isola Dei Pescatori
Enjoy a tasty lunch at one of the island's incredible restaurants with a spectacular view of Lake Maggiore.
Wine Tasting in Stresa
Return to Stresa, where your Adventure Guides will escort you to an exclusive wine tasting led by a sommelier at the family-owned La Cambusa Wine Shop—one of the finest wine and specialty food emporiums in the Piemonte area. Sip up to 4 different local wines paired with delicious accompaniments. Meanwhile, Junior Adventurers will enjoy grape juice and cookies.
On Your Own Dinner in Stresa
Stroll through Stresa and delight in some of its landmark sites including Villa Pallavicino with its gardens and zoo, and Stresa's parish church—the Church of Santi Ambrogio and Theodulo. Walk along the waterfront for a picturesque view of boats en route to the Borromean Islands. Check out the incredible Italian eateries to find a good spot for dinner or ask your Adventure Guides for recommendations