How to get there?
The nearest airport is Milan Malpensa.
Most of the frequent trains on the Milan-Domodossola line stop in Stresa. Furthermore daily trains from/to Milan, Turin, Venice and, through the Simplon Pass to/from Bruxelles, Geneva and Basel are direct to/from the Railway Station of Stresa, which is situated in the center of the town.It takes about 50 minutes (Intercity) and 80 minutes (local trains) to reach the Central Station of Milan.
From Sempione Pass Switzerland, we suggest to go forward when SS 33 becomes Highway A26 and exit at Baveno-Stresa. From San Bernardino-Bellinzona-Locarno Switzerland just follow the main road keeping the lake always on your left hand side until you reach Stresa (SS 34 until Verbania, then SS 33 direction Milan).
If you come from Milan, get A8 in direction of the lakes (Laghi - Sesto Calende), go on to A26 direction Gravellona Toce. On highway A26 you may exit at Arona and then follow SS 33 up to Stresa for about 18 Km keeping the lake on scenic road on your right hand side. You may also go forward on A26 and exit at Carpugnino (forbidden to buses) where you'll find a narrow road going down to Stresa (5 Km) with a wonderful panoramic view. Otherwise you can continue going till the exit Baveno-Stresa where the road will immediately reach the lakeside: you'll need to drive back to Stresa for about 5 Km with the lake on your left hand side.
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