Towns on Lake Maggiore

These sections of discover Lake Maggiore are more in depth reviews of each place of note around the lake. They are also fed from our Lake Maggiore maps page and show a few photographs and some of the interesting points of note for this...

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Towns on Lake Maggiore
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  • Arona

    Arona, Italy is a town of about 14,500 inhabitants and can be reached by the A8 Milano-Laghi...

    Arona
  • Lesa

    Lesa, is a small western bank,lakeside town situated on a natural inlet. Like many of the lake towns...

    Lesa
  • Stresa

    The words Stresa and Borromeo are synonymous with each other as this family took over control of the...

    Stresa
  • Baveno

    Baveno is on the west shore of Lago Maggiore, 13 miles North West of Arona by rail. Although Baveno...

    Baveno
  • Verbania

    Verbania colloquially known as a "Lake Garden" was formed in 1939 combining the municipality of...

    Verbania
  • Ghiffa

    Ghiffa is a small comunity (approx. 1,500 people) about 7 km northeast of Verbania. It is most...

    Ghiffa
  • Cannobio

    This is the first village that tourists meet when coming from San Bernardino and San Gottardo. Its...

    Cannobio
  • Ascona

    Ascona is 40 minutesâ drive from Lugano Airport from which the airlines; Darwin, Flybaboo and...

    Ascona
  • Locarno

    Locarno is the capital of the Swiss district or Canton of Ticino, close to Ascona. It's population...

    Locarno
  • Luino

    Luino is a small town with a population of about 14,000 and is located on the Eastern side of the...

    Luino
  • Porto Valtravaglia

    Porto Valtravaglia is a small town (2500 inhabitants approx) with a diverse group of villages...

    Porto Valtravaglia
  • Laveno

    Laveno-Mombello is another small commune in the Province of Varese with a population of about 9000.

    Laveno
  • Ispra

    Ispra is another Eastern shore ancient village with a history steeped in the feudal system and local...

    Ispra
  • Angera

    Angera is a town known in Roman times as Angleria, it was an important lake port and road station....

    Angera
  • Sesto Calende

    Sesto Calende dates from ancient times being well positioned for natural protection and the fruits...

    Sesto Calende
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