Sailing Tour on Lake Maggiore Day-Trip from Milan.
This exclusive SAILING day-trip tour will start in Milan where your private driver will meet you at your hotel lobby (or other custom location) , together will leave to Lake Maggiore.
The Borromeo Islands
In less than two hours you will reach Laveno, where the professional skipper will welcome on board of a private 39′ Sailboat, starting your sightseeing tour, heading to the Fishermen Island facing the charming town of Stresa. The island is a part of the archipelago of the Borromean Islands together with Isola Madre and Isola Bella. The island hosts 35 inhabitants who still live of fishing and tourism on the island. It is characterized by its small building and tiny footpaths. You will have some free time to spend on the boat or at the island for lunch and some walking.
Afterwards, you will get back on the boat and in less than two hour sailing you will reach Leggiuno, a small town where you will meet again your personal driver who will take you Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso with a 5 minute drive. The building is perched on the rocky side, between the sky and the water. Originally built in the XII century when Alberto Besozzi, a merchant who survived a shipwreck on the Lake, made a vow to live his life as an anchorite on that small section of the coast. This chapel, dating back to the 12th century, was soon joined by another two churches: San Nicola and Santa Maria Nova, which definitely existed from the 14th century.
After the visit, your private driver will collect you and drive back to the Hotel in Milan.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Your hotel in Milan area (different location may be agreed)|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Suggested departure from 8:00am to 9:00am|
|NOT INCLUDED|| |
You can customize your tour according to your needs and preferences, our staff would be happy to inform you about different options, alternative routes and site. In case you are interested in a driving-guided tour of Lake Maggiore, you can check our Full Day-Trip
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