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17/03/2018 - 2018 navigation on Lake Maggiore: new timetables on-line
New spring/summer timetables running from 25th March tilll 14th October 2018. Lake Maggiore Map and useful info on how visit Lake Maggiore with your own bike during your cycling holiday.

Here's:
Lake Maggiore Map on Google Maps

You can cross Lake Maggiore by motorship or by ferry-boat (see red line on the map).
Expecially in the spring/summer period are garanteed frequent connections by motorships among the villages and towns on the shore of Lake Maggiore.
The transport of vehicles is garanteed for crossing the lake by ferry-boat between the shores of Intra (West) and Laveno (East).
The ferry starts every 20 minutes. It takes 30 minutes.

Spring/Summer Timetable (PDF) from Locarno to Arona (North-South)
till 14th October 2018: http://www.gpsvarese.it/download/locarno-arona.pdf

Spring/Summer Timetable (PDF) from Arona to Locarno (South-North)
till 14th October 2018: http://www.gpsvarese.it/download/arona-locarno.pdf

Spring/Summer Timetable (PDF) Carciano - Isola Bella
till 14th October 2018: http://www.gpsvarese.it/download/carciano-isola-bella.pdf

Ferry-Boat Spring/Summer Timetable (PDF) Laveno - Intra
till 14th October 2018: http://www.gpsvarese.it/download/ferryboat-maggiore.pdf


We are going to update the timetables by 14th October 2018 .

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Learn more at: Lake Maggiore Navigation website

The Lake Maggiore looks to West towards Piedmont, to East towards Lombardy penetrating into Switzerland to the North.
The lake roads are typically wider than around Lake Como, and quieter than Lake Garda, it's a more popular spot amongst rodies.

The Lake Maggiore basin has tectonic-glacial origins. The lake has a surface area of about 212 square km (82 square mi), an altitude a.s.l. of 193 metres (633 ft), a maximum length of 64.37 km (40.00 mi) as the crow flies, maximum width 10 km (6.2 mi), maximum depth 372 m (1,220 ft), an average depth 177.4 m (582 ft), shore length 180 km (112 mi), water volume 37 square km (8.9 cu mi).

   

 

 

 

   
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