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Island of the Fishermen (Isola dei Pescatori)

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A tiny island, little more than a rock-cliff, which is occupied almost entirely by a small, rustic village with narrow, winding lanes.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little island to stop off at while doing a tour of the lake with a boat. Nice little restaurants and a good hotel. Tourist shops and a pleasant walk around the narrow cobbled lanes.

Thank judyandthegang
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You take a short boat ride to Isola dei Pescatori from Porta Garibaldi, we had a small water taxi which travelled from the mainland to the each island on the hour. The trip is very pleasant and you can chose which island you wish to...More

Thank Katie E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pescatori is a tiny island just off Baveno and it’s a beauty. You can easily walk all the way round, enjoying the fabulous views of the shoreline of Lake Maggiore, and you will readily find somewhere excellent to eat: there is huge variety from high-end...More

1  Thank jeremyjonson
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Stay at the lovely Albergo Verbano, take a taxi boat to Isola Bella, see the gardens, look for sea glass.

Thank peterjsvarga
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This beautiful little island, like the rest of Italy is packed with tourists during the day, but the last boat leaves around 6pm and it becomes a peaceful haven. We have stayed there a few times, choosing to eat, swim, sleep, drink, swim and eat...More

1  Thank GMS161
Reviewed 21 August 2017

To me, it was a very positive surprise when I visited the Isola dei Pescatori, especially the whole village which seemed to be very historical with many narrow lanes and colourful painted houses. There are also some villas with palms around as littoral winds from...More

1  Thank KemikOjstra
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were sold this island trip based on the island being quiet and rustic with only 50 inhabitants, all of whom were fishermen. In reality, there were about 2,000 inhabitants selling souvenirs and ice cream, about 50 restaurants and about 5,000 tourists. Admittedly we did...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to Stresa for a vacation in June. One of the Must-do tourist activities is to visit the 3 islands in Lake Maggiore. Instead of going to all 3 islands, we just went to Isola Superiore o dei Pescatori. We wanted...More

1  Thank AdaHKGal
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I love this island, both to eat and to browse the little shops tucked away up all the alleys. Every visit produces surprising finds and presents at good prices. Don't hurry, just take time to stroll around and then find a place to relax with...More

Thank Triciaheriz
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This small island (one of the famous Borronean Islands is a cute place in Lake Maggiore. We visited this island on July 19. The weather was good, the food was great, the town is very pretty and the local people are just wonderful. This is...More

Thank Nigel G
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