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Piazza IV Novembre, 28831, Baveno, Italy
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

The Summer Boat company provides boat service to any of the 3 islands individually and also has a 3 island tour (Isola Madre, Isola Bella, and Isola Pescatorie) from Baveno. There is a set schedule (you can't do it in any order you want) and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

There are several boat tours available from Baveno, we used Summer Boats, who operate from a slipway. The busy boats will take you from island to island and then return to Baveno. For Isola Bella and Isola Madre you can buy an additional ticket to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pjmeade
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Went for the 3 island tour with Summer Boats. 1st stop isola Madre - fantastic botanical gardens and amazing house & contents. Then isola Bella and the palace & gardens which blew us away. NB entrance to the gardens etc are extra on top of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

freindly operorater could not see much as boat low in the water otherwise trip ok getting on to boat tricky iff any leg problems

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank John D
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Well organised tour each island was different we had plenty of time to visit each island, well worth doing, highly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful day visiting three islands. All very different, beautiful gardens, palazzos, restaurants, efficient boat service to and from Baveno. Well worth it.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

My wife and I took a boat tour with Summer Boats Consorzio Motoscafisti along the shore line of Lake Maggiore on 8/9/17. The boat tour provided beautiful scenery and the opportunity to take very good pictures of Lake Maggiore, the Baveno area, and the Borromean...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Robert D
Reviewed 29 August 2017

If you want to keep it cheap, go for traditional ferries. Otherwise do not hesitate and spend 13 Euros for this taxi boat. Not that expensive eventually, in a bit you are on the tree islands and time is something you will never get back....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank ilvince82
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

You'll have two clear choices to get you to the isles. Summer boats or the ferry. Its like taking a taxi or the bus. PROS Less crowded Faster CONS More expensive We were a group of six and liked the idea of a smaller boat....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank closed44
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We booked this day tour on Miky's boat today & whilst he left a bit late, it was very much a great way to see all three islands, Madre, Pescatori & Bella for €30 for two of us They are all beautiful & different but...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank 123Ozz
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