Stresa is the most famous town on Lake Maggiore, overlooking the beautiful Gulf of the Borromean Islands, stands on the slopes of Mottarone, in a spectacular panorama between waters and mountains.
Renowned in the world, it is a prestigious place to stay for elite tourists and business customers, an authentic jewel whose cultural and artistic life is of a great level.
It is a center for international meetings and events, sports competitions, cultural and artistic initiatives of great importance.
A city favored by the King of Wurttemberg, the rulers of England, Elizabeth of Saxony, artists and writers, it deserved the praises of Dickens, Flaubert and Fogazzaro. Hemingway mentions it in his “Farewell to Arms.”
In Stresa, in addition to visiting the center and the elegant lakefront, you can visit historic villas and botanical gardens, such as Villa Ducale and Villa Pallavicino.