Stresa: handpicked hotels and insider tips

Villa e Palazzo Aminta


From € 264.00

Grand Hotel Dino


From € 95.00

Hotel Simplon

Baveno (Lago Maggiore)

Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees


From € 203.00

Hotel Splendid

Baveno (Lago Maggiore)

Villa Crespi

Orta San Giulio

From € 335.00

Villa Claudia Dal Pozzo


From € 140.00

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Stresa: introduction

Stresa Hotel

At the feet of Mount Mottarone, in the heart of Lake Maggiore, opposite the Borrome0 Islands, lies Stresa, tourist destination of International fame. For more than a century Stresa has been a holiday resort and has an impressive number of Liberty style hotels.

Stresa also hosts numerous cultural events and international congresses. Not to be missed: the lakeside beach, Piazza Marconi, the Parish Church of St Ambrogio, Villa Ducale where Antonio Rosmini died, and the adjacent International Center of Rosminiani studies. With a splendid vista over Lake Maggiore which stretches from the Lombard bank to Rocca di Caldè, from Stresa one can reach the archipelago of the Borromeo Islands, a truly enchanting destination.

In the immediate vicinity of Stresa one can visit Villa Pallavicino, surrounded by parklands with both Italian and English Gardens, and a Zoological Garden, home to numerous species of animals.

Stresa: places to see in the area