How to reach us

You can reach Isola Pescatori with Navigazione Lago Maggiore public boat service (NLM) that, during the summer season, run frequently during the day. In the evening connections are secured by comfortable private motorboats under reservation. The closest landing stages are Baveno, Carciano Lido (near the cable car departure to Mottarone), Stresa and Pallanza. From Lombardia shore you can reach us with the ferries running between Laveno and Intra every 20 minutes. In Intra you have to change and catch the boat direction Villa Taranto, Pallanza, Isola Madre, Baveno, Isola Pescatori. The public service assures runs to reach the whole lake.


By car

From Milan highway A Milano-Laghi, then A26 direction Gravellona Toce, junction Baveno Stresa. From Turin highway A4, then A26 to Gravellona Toce, junction Baveno Stresa.

The nearest exit is Baveno which leads onto the SS 33 Sempione between Baveno and Feriolo. We kindly inform that on the Island there are no cars or motorbike. We recommend to leave them in Stresa, Carciano or Baveno, location in the immediate vicinity of the island.

From SWITZERLAND: SS34 from Locarno to Baveno – Stresa; or SS 33 Simplon-Brig crossing the Simplon Pass, via Domodossola – Gravellona Toce – Baveno


By train

From Milan frequent connections Milan – Domodossola line (Ginevra – Berna).the train stop is Stresa, 1,8 km m from the landing stage of Carciano.If you travel with heavy suitcases, we recommend that you contact us to arrange a transport service.


By plane

The distance from the international airport of Milan Malpensa to Stresa is about 35 km. We inform you that there is the possibility to use the Alibus: a shuttle service that carries the transport from Malpensa airport to Stresa (Malpensa-Intra route).

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With private boat

If you have a private boat, we offer the availability to moor your boat at one of the six buoys in our possession. Contact us to book the buoy and the ground transportation service with our tender.



Due to the particular location of the Hotel Belvedere*** on Isola Pescatori, it is essential to catch boats to reach the Borromeo Island and the other places around the lake. We inform that from 7 am to 7 pm, the public boat service guarantees connections for the whole lake. After 7.00 pm, we put at disposal our private motorboat to reach the Island.

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