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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally worth it for a lovely little boat ride & a walk around the island and streets. The docking side is packed with tourists and the things that go with tourists, but the rest of it is quiet and relaxed and nice. 10 minutes to...More

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great island to have a wander around. Only small but great to spend a few hours admiring the views of the lake and alps in the distance. Some nice restaurants and little shops. Lots of pleasant seating areas to sit and enjoy the sun and...More

Thank MrMrsHappyR
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Went in June for a day trip. The island is not big, & entirely developed as a fishing village cum tourist attraction. The only real thing to do is walk about, eat in one of the many dining options, try to fit on the small...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This small island is very easy to traverse, mostly tourist shops with restaurants. Relaxing to stroll around and good place to have lunch.

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 10 October 2017 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 28 September 2017

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 16 September 2017

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
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