Greetings from the beautiful Lake Maggiore! As owners, we are proud to present four amazing apartments in this newly built residence. All have been finished to the highest of standards and have been tastefully furnished and fully equipped to provide for a wonderful 'home away from home' for all our guests. The apartments feature spacious sunny terraces which provide ample outside space for dining 'al fresco', sunbathing or simply relaxing while taking in breathtaking views of Lake Maggiore and the surrounding Alps. This newly built property features private underground garages, secure intercom entrance and an elevator. Its central location and close proximity to all the amenities and attractions makes it a perfect holiday base for couples, families and small groups alike. We live in the same building and have lived near Stresa since 2007. You will be greated with a wonderful welcome upon arrival and provided with lots of useful information about this beautiful area, lots of advice and any assistance you may require, ensuring a relaxing, worry-free holiday. Hope to see you soon.... Brenda and Maciek (Please click on 'More Details' below to see more information about the region)
Lake Maggiore is one of the most beautiful lakes in Europe, if not the world, and the region offers numerous attractions to visitors of all ages. We can provide you with many suggestions and recommend some of our favorite places to help you make the most of your holiday. The following are just some of the many attractions and activities the area has to offer:
-The region's world famous music festival runs from June to September. Enjoy numerous free concerts and performances, many in romantic, outdoor settings.
-Wonderful street markets in Stresa, Arona, Intra, Cannobio…. a great place to taste some of the regional specialities and buy locally made arts and crafts, antiques, souvenirs, etc.
-Visit the famous Borromeo islands (Isola Bella, Madre and Pescatori) for their beautiful palaces, exquisite gardens and charming villages.
-Take the Lago Maggiore Express tour which combines a boat cruise to Locarno (Switzerland) and a scenic train ride through the Alps before completing the loop back to Stresa.
-Visit the many great points of interest around Lake Maggiore, including the statue of Carlo Borromeo in Arona, the Rocca Borromea castle in Angera, the Santa Caterina monastery near Leggiuno, and the lush gardens of Villa Taranto in Pallanza.
-Enjoy the views from Mount Sasso del Ferro above Laveno. The two-person bucket lift is an unforgettable experience on its own.
-For more breathtaking views of the region get to the top of Mount Mottarone (either by cable car from Stresa or by car). Enjoy the superb panoramic view (7 lakes and Monte Rosa), have a delicious lunch or dinner at one of the restaurants, and enjoy family fun at Alpyland.
-Take advantage of the numerous water activities, including boating, sailing, wind surfing, kayak and swimming (we will show you the best and cleanest beaches).
-Visit the beautiful Lake Orta. The charming San Giulio is a jewel of a town and the Sacro Monte above it is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
-Milan is only a one-hour train ride from Stresa. Visit the Duomo, La Scala and the designer shops within the world famous fashion triangle.
-Great hiking throughout the region. We will provide you with detailed maps and recommend some of our favourite trails.
-Many popular day trips and excursions, including the Three Lakes tour (Maggiore, Lugano and Como), Zermatt, Bergamo and others.
-Golf, skiing, biking…. Numerous local golf courses and skiing resorts to choose from.