By boat on Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta: touching water ways with view!
The renewed timetable of the “Navigazione Lago Maggiore”, the shipping public company of the area, will be effective from March 24, 2013.
A series of boat trips will be available to reach quickly and easily the Borromeo islands as well as lake coastal towns in Italy and Switzerland. The initiative “Crociera al tramonto” goes on on non-working days until March 17: a two-hour long “cruise at dusk” around the Borromeo Gulf, along Piedmontese and Lombard shores with a romantic stop in front of the Santa Caterina del Sasso Cluster. Info: Tel. +39 0322 242352 – www.navlaghi.it
The offer of “Lake Maggiore Express” is really interesting. An unforgettable journey by train, Vigezzina- Centovalli rail and boat between Italy and Switzerland, between lake and mounts: the special tour will be available from March 24 to October 13.Info: Tel. +39 0324 242055 – www.lagomaggioreexpress.com
On Lake Orta the “Navigazione Lago d’Orta” public boats (www.navigazionelagodorta.it) will restart their runs on March 30 with the main lines and many special proposals, like the daily cruises or those ones in occasion of special events. The Isle of St. Giulio is also reachable by Orta S. Giulio private boats (www.motoscafisti.com): once arrived on the beautiful island, don’t miss a visit to St. Giulio Church, open to visitors everyday from 9.30 to 12.15 and from 14.00 to 18.00. (Info: Tel. +39 0322 905614).