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Centro Storico di Monte Isola

Lago d'Iseo, Monte Isola, Italy
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OK But not as you expect

We’ve just spent 11 days on this attractive island and enjoyed it - we were lucky with our... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Jo W
Largest inhabited island on Lake Oseo

We took a pleasant 20 minute ferry ride from Iseo to Monte Isola. The ferry stops first at Sensole... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Lago d'Iseo, Monte Isola, Italy
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We’ve just spent 11 days on this attractive island and enjoyed it - we were lucky with our accommodation. However, it is time that the ‘only 3 cars’ myth was exploded - yes there may be only 3 cars .... but there are loads of...More

Thank Jo W
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We took a pleasant 20 minute ferry ride from Iseo to Monte Isola. The ferry stops first at Sensole where you can walk to the larger village of Peschiera. The walk along the waterfront is very pleasant and you can admire the locals gardens full...More

Thank mrsmon2016
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful picturesque island unless cloudy. Can get humid and muggy. There are no cars on the island so be prepared to walk. We landed in Peschiara Maraglio, a small fishing village. Food is expensive here. Limited ferry service. Bring your walking shoes. Think hard before...More

Thank J R M
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The place is quite nice but locals drive their bikes and motorcycles thinking that they have to win a grand prix! Pay attention while walking, especially if you have babies!

Thank Navigator78
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Monte Isola was definitely on our list of places to visit on our recent stay in Sale-Marasino at Lake Iseo. This lovely small island was so easy to access by ferry from Sale-Marasino to Carzano which operates 24/7 every twenty minutes, once on the Island...More

Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The island is beautiful and the views from the ferry going from Sarnico to the island are breath taking. Just beware of the ferries. We brought a return ticket for 2 adults and 2 kids from Sarnico to the island. We got off at the...More

Thank magnus n
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The 'historic centre' is the village called Peschiera Maraglio that is the main village on this small island. The views from the boat are indeed nice and the village looks picturesque and quaint with plenty of Mediterranean trees and a lively lake shore. Off the...More

1  Thank P E
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Monte Isola for 3 days and this was a fantastic experience to visit one of the only place in the world without car traffic. Nature is fantastic. A must visit

2  Thank barbino b
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We spent 3 wonderful days in Iseo and sailed across to this haven of peace, quiet and fantastic scenery. We hired bikes and cycles round the island stopping off to take in the breathtaking views. Being motorcyclists we also did a tour of the whole...More

Thank Jayne B
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We walked for 9km around the island. The path is quite easy, it tooks three hours and a half with a lot of breaks, including lunch. You can also rent bicycles if you have kids or a few time. The view on the lake and...More

Thank Eleonora P
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Danielah G
18 October 2017|
Response from Gedii | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Bergamo-Iseo by car takes less than 1 hour... Same time if you come to Predore... From Iseo (or Predore) take the ferry to Monte Isola...
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