The town of Stresa is in a very suggestive position, overlooking Lake Maggiore near the Gulf where there are spectacular Borromean Islands (Isola Bella, Isola Madre and Isola dei Pescatori). This peculiarity, together with the mild climate and beautiful scenery and architecture harmoniously, attracts thousands of tourists every year and makes the resort one of the most popular Italian tourist destinations already since the second half of the year 1800.
Among the many events that color the vibrant cultural life and music of the city, we can remind the "Stresa Festival", "Musical Weeks" of Stresa and Lake Maggiore. Along the lakeside promenade, ideal for relaxing walks; you can also find different historic houses and luxury hotels in Art Nouveau style immersed in the green nature. The square of the boats departure in Stresa and the Marconi square are both effervescent and lively meeting places.