Italian comune

Baveno is a quaint town of 4,500 residents near Stresa on the shore of the Borromean Bay, a western arm of Lake Maggiore, in Piedmont, Italy.

View of Baveno and the mountains beyond, from Isola dei Pescatori in Lake Maggiore


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Get aroundEdit

Navigazione Laghi provides ferry services to the Borromean Islands (Isola Bella, Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Madre). There are also water taxis – these are particularly useful after ferry hours, for example, if going or returning from dinner at a restaurant on Isola dei Pescatori or Isola Bella.


Chiesa di SS Gervasio e Protasio (right) and Baptistery (Battistero, left)
  • Borromean Islands. See the Stresa article for details.




  • Il Portico, Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi, 37 (opposite Grand Hotel Dino), +39 0323 912633. Good quality pizza, pasta and meat dishes for reasonably low prices. Very friendly and efficient staff.




Go nextEdit

  • Stresa – town nearby to the southeast
  • Verbania – city to the northeast across the Borromean Bay
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