Many of Lake Maggiore’s highlights are located near to Stresa, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two of the places not to miss are the marvelous Palazzo Borromeo and the remarkable Giardini Botanici dell'Isola Madre. If you have time, don’t miss Villa Ducale and the Church of San Vittore.
Get active out-of-doors at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Escape the rat race for a while and enjoy the sounds of children playing in local parks and gardens such as the Villa Pallavicino Park and the Giardini Botanici dell'Isola Bella in Verbania.
When it’s time to slow down after discovering the charms of Stresa, check in to one of the area’s convenient accommodation options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees, the Hotel La Palma, and the Regina Palace Hotel.