LAKE MAGGIORE

Situated between Lombardy, Piedmont and Switzerland, it is one of Italy’s most stunning and historically important lakes, with breathtaking landscapes, verdant nature and little masterpieces of art.

AREA
212 kmq
MAX DEPTH
370 m
LENGTH
64,4 km
MAX WIDTH
10 km
ISLANDS
11
MAIN RIVER
Ticino

Experiences

Lago Maggiore Artist’s brushstrokes

Trompe l’oeil frescos, five centuries of pictorial cycles, spontaneous and organised murals: colour is everywhere in and around Laveno Mombello
  • Lakes
Lago Maggiore Pennellate d'artista

From Lake Ceresio to Lake Maggiore through Valcuvia

  • Parks
Valcuvia

Brebbia and the pipe factory

In the province of Varese, wet from Lake Maggiore, well protected by a hilly setting hidden from the wind and sudden storms
  • Art & Culture
Saints Peter and Paul Church and the Pipe Museum

Park of Tenuta La Quassa and the Ispra Kilns

Parco della Quassa and Ispra furnaces: traces of history and beautiful paths along the lakefront.
  • Parks
La Quassa park, Ispra lakefront and its kilns

Lago Maggiore Unspoilt landscapes

Monteviasco can only be reached on foot or by cableway from Ponte di Piero. This village is famous for its 18th century mills placed in a natural setting.
  • Lakes
Lago Maggiore Paesaggi incontaminati

Lago Maggiore Old stories

Finds from the Iron Age, evidence of the Ice Age, monuments of industrial archaeology, dolls from the eighteenth century to date: lower Lago Maggiore (the Verbano area)
  • Lakes
Lago Maggiore Storie antiche

Sesto Calende

Sesto Calende: between history and nature.
  • Active & Green
Sesto Calende: gateway at Lake Maggiore, along Ticino river

Luino

The tourist boast of Luino is the picturesque and folkloristic weekly market.
  • Lakes
The Luino Market

Vacation at Lombardy Lakes

The Lombardy lakes offer quality services and accommodation for every type of holiday.
  • Lakes
Vacation at Lombardy lakes, ideas for planning

Places

The hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso

  • Religious Tourism
The hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso

The Abbey of San Donato

In Sesto Calende the beautiful and ancient Romanesque church is worth a visit
  • Religious Tourism
Visit the Abbey of San Donato in Sesto Calende

Village of Maccagno

From the lake to the mountains, from modern to ancient, the village is a mosaic of suggestive views
  • Villages
Village of Maccagno

Necropoli di Caravate

Complesso di quattordici sepolture a inumazione fra l’VIII e il IX secolo
  • Art & Culture
Necropoli di Caravate

Laveno

  • Lakes
Lago Maggiore-Laveno-panoramica da San Clemente

Park of the Ticino Valley

The park covers about 92,000 hectares from Lake Maggiore to the confluence with the River Po
  • Parks
Park of the Ticino Valley

Civico Museo Parisi Valle

  • Art & Culture
Civico Museo Parisi Valle

Where to sleep

HOTEL INTERNAZIONALE LUINO

Luino
HOTEL INTERNAZIONALE LUINO

HOTEL PONTI&PONTI

Angera
HOTEL PONTI&PONTI

HOTEL DEI TIGLI

Angera
HOTEL DEI TIGLI

LOCANDA POZZETTO

Laveno-Mombello
LOCANDA POZZETTO

LIDO DI MONVALLE

Monvalle
LIDO DI MONVALLE

HOTEL MEUBLE' MODERNO

Laveno-Mombello
HOTEL MEUBLE' MODERNO

HOTEL EUROPA

Ispra
HOTEL EUROPA

HOTEL TORRE IMPERIALE

Maccagno con Pino e Veddasca
HOTEL TORRE IMPERIALE

INTERNATIONAL CAMPING ISPRA S.R.L.

Ispra
INTERNATIONAL CAMPING ISPRA S.R.L.

HOTEL IL PORTICCIOLO

Laveno-Mombello
HOTEL IL PORTICCIOLO

ALBERGO PAVONE

Angera
ALBERGO PAVONE

LAGOCAMP - PARKCAMPING MACCAGNO

Maccagno con Pino e Veddasca
LAGOCAMP - PARKCAMPING MACCAGNO

HOTEL DEL PARCO SRL

Sesto Calende
HOTEL DEL PARCO SRL

ALBERGO RIVA

Leggiuno
ALBERGO RIVA

HOTEL DEL SOLE

Sesto Calende
HOTEL DEL SOLE

CAMIN HOTEL COLMEGNA

Luino
CAMIN HOTEL COLMEGNA

CAMPING CITTà DI ANGERA

Angera
CAMPING CITTà DI ANGERA

CAMIN HOTEL LUINO SRL

Luino
CAMIN HOTEL LUINO SRL

HOTEL RISTORANTE 3 RE

Sesto Calende
HOTEL RISTORANTE 3 RE

HOTEL DAVID

Sesto Calende
HOTEL DAVID