Stresa Italia, Lago Maggiore

Train Basel SBB, super saver CHF 15 one way

If necessary transfer in Domodosolo and buy a ticket to Stresa, IT at http://www.trenitalia.it

Nice central Hotel “Albergio Sempione”, street parking

LOV Strand Bar, great drinks, nice stone beach, 5 min walk from the hotel

David’s shoe store, hand made Italian shoes. http://www.calzoleriadavid.com/06%20-%20ballerine%20tacco%202cm.html

Verbania, great for shopping, bus from Stresa or ferry boat

Hiking from Stresa up to Mottarone mountain 

Bus tour Verbania and Milano

Boot tour islands ISOLA BELLA and Fishermans Island

Great restaurants for fish food 

Ferry Tour from Verbania and standing one person cable car to the mountain

Laveno-Mombello