Social Event

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The location of the social event is Isola Bella, Stresa (Lake Maggiore) 1 hour from Milan.

Wikipedia entry.

Program of the social event on Wednesday 3 July

There will be a boat trip around the Borromean Gulf on Lake Maggiore, followed by a banquet at Isola Bella.

2.45 pm departure by bus from the conference venue (viale Pirelli)

4.00 pm arrival at Laveno (City Hall)

Tour of the Borromean Gulf by ferry-boat (about 50 minutes ) and arrival at the picturesque small village on Isola Pescatori (Fishermen’s Island)

4.50 – 6.40 pm visit of the Isola Pescatori

6.45 pm ferry-boats will take all participants to Isola Bella for the banquet

10.30 pm departure from Isola Bella for Stresa (10 minutes). Buses will leave Stresa and reach Milan in 1 hour (there will be stops at the University, Starhotel Tourist Hotel, and at the Central Railway Station).

There is an additional option instead of the visit to Isola Pescatori. There is the opportunity to directly go by boat to Isola Bella after the tour around the gulf and then visit the gardens of Palazzo Borromeo. The visit costs 10 Euros and takes about 1 hour. You can make a reservation on the bus while going to Laveno.