The Borromean Islands are Lake Maggiore’s main tourist attraction and are easily reached by boat from Verbania, using either Lake Maggiore’s public ferry boats or private boats.
Isola Bella is the most majestic of the three islands, enchanting visitors with Palazzo Borromeo and the spectacular Baroque-style Italian gardens.
Isola Madre, with its historic, English-style botanical garden, is a favourite destination for nature lovers and very popular with families with children, who admire the peacocks, parrots and pheasants that roam free. Seeing the azaleas, rhododendrons and camellias come into bloom in the variousFind out more
The Ristorante della Famiglia restaurant at Il Chiostro hotel serves traditional dishes featuring simple, delicious flavours. Classic and local dishes are proposed in the calm and relaxing atmosphere of the three large dining rooms, offering guests a choice of different menus and delicious specialities.Find out more