Verbania is an Italian city in the Borromeo Gulf. It is the largest on Lake Maggiore and is located on the west bank. Known as "the garden on the lake", Verbania has a unique cultural and architectural heritage, and is a popular tourist destination because of its beautiful gardens and parks. You can explore the 16 hectares and 20,000 varieties of plants in the botanical garden of Villa Taranto, recognised as one of the most beautiful gardens in Italy, the park of Villa Guilia with views of Lake Maggiore, or visit the Landscape Museum to discover the city's culture and history. Once evening falls, you can walk along the lake and enjoy the breathtaking scenery. You'll be able to spot lots of medieval buildings, villas, palaces, museums and beautiful churches, the most important being the Basilica Di San Vittore, an eighteenth century monument that dominates the city. It's the perfect location for relaxing and resting in, but it's also a very lively city with streets full of shops, weekly markets and events throughout the year. You're sure to fall under the spell of this unique and authentic Italian city with its fountains, waterfalls, statues and much more.
In the heart of Lake Maggiore, make the most of a fully equipped port with toilets, drinking water, electricity, security services and sailing clubs. See all our boat rentals in Verbania, including lots of different types such as RIBS, motorboats, yachts, day cruisers, etc. And discover the second biggest lake in Italy by boat with our professional rental partners (Nautica Bego, etc.)
Renting a boat is the best way of visiting Verbania's surrounding area, especially Lake Maggiore. Several of Verbania's neighbouring towns border the lake, such as Arona, Angera, Luino, Intra, etc. You mustn't miss the famous Borromean Island archipelago, including Isola Bella with its beautiful palaces and gardens, Isola Madre and its free-roaming peacocks, Isola dei Pescatori which means Isle of Fishers and the isle of San Giovanni which is home to the Borromeo palace. The region's lush countryside is characterised by its lakes and mountains, and a multitude of fortresses, castles and villas that you can see from the lake. If you head towards the town of Arona, you will see the Colossus of San Carlo Borromeo, one of the largest statues in the world, at 115 ft tall. For fans of water sports, this is also the ideal location for water skiing and underwater activities.