Lombardy and the Lakes Sights


  • Piazzale Lido 8 Map It
  • Stresa
  • Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

Published 05/02/2016

Fodor's Review

For amazing views, take the Funivia—a cable car that takes you to heights from which you can see seven lakes: Maggiore, Orta, Mergozzo, Varese, Camabbio, Monate, and Biandronno. Situated between Lakes Maggiore and Orta, it offers tourists 360-degree views of the Po Valley right across to the distant Alpine peaks. At the top, nature- and adventure-lovers can rent mountain bikes and ride on properly marked paths, while others can just relax at a local restaurant.

Sight Information


Piazzale Lido 8, Stresa, Piedmont, 28838, Italy

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Sight Details:

  • €19 round-trip in spring and summer. €13.50 round-trip in fall and winter
  • Apr. 1–Oct. 31, daily 9:30–6; Nov.–mid-Mar., daily 8:10–5:40

Published 05/02/2016


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