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Country walk

Please wear good walking shoes for this trip, great walk and lovely experience. Just watch for... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
Paisley, United Kingdom
Long Walk

Decided to do this walk as we had got lost doing the Mottarone Cable car an walk 5 years ago .We... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Please wear good walking shoes for this trip, great walk and lovely experience. Just watch for insects or use insect repellent. We took 3 hours to finish.

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank travelmhg
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Decided to do this walk as we had got lost doing the Mottarone Cable car an walk 5 years ago .We chose a hot day but walked for 2.5 hours very pretty but difficult to see which way sometimes as the rocks/trees were not always...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank DevonPirates
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Nice hike through small villages, woods and farmland. Wonderful view of the lake from parts of the track. We recomend that you get some guidance of the route from the touristinfo before you start - the signing could be better.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Inger Ask S
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We have done this walk several times and in both directions. It's a fairly easy walk, even in the heat as there is lots of shade in the trees. Lots of great views and interesting things to look at on the way, and the path...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank EmiRu
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

A very enjoyable walk with some ups and some downs but great sites of the lake and aged ruins. Trail markings could be better but a bit of thought and awareness will keep one on the straight and narrow. Check the ferry schedule in advance...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank mo1953
Reviewed 30 March 2016

A good easy walk with views of the Lago Maggiore. If you take the train from Stresa to Belgirate, it takes five minutes. Walk slowly back to Stresa and be back in time for the next meal.

Date of experience: March 2016
5  Thank Zoe B
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We had a map which we downloaded and following the red/white markers but somewhere along the line after four hours we were lost. We ended up at the Borromeo Golf Course and was able to get a ride back to Stresa. I admit that it...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 4 October 2015

I did this walk (from Stresa to Belgirate) on my second day at Lago Maggiore and it was beautiful. It started to drizzle about halfway on the trail, but I found shelter under abandoned cottage ruins and a niche altar, so not only did I...More

Date of experience: August 2015
8  Thank AlenaD
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Nice little walking route, not the best signage in the world but easy enough, gets the heart rate going at some points but fully accessible, some cracking views

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank bazzzab
Reviewed 17 September 2015

This is route L2, from Stresa to Belgirate, which follows the ridgeline above Lake Maggiore for the most part. The route was most interesting due to the ancient walls and abandoned dwellings that it passes, with several nice views over the Lake towards the Swiss...More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank Michael K
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Train would be better