Lake Maggiore

Located on the shores of Lake Maggiore, the Hotel Residence Zust is the ideal setting for an unforgettable family holiday on Lake Maggiore. Breath-taking landscapes, hamlets rich of culture and history, imposing mountains and the greenery Ossola Valleys make this an extremely charming place. 

During your stay at the hotel, you can not miss on the opportunity to experience the Lake Maggiore from the water. Take part in our boat trips with departure from our jetty and set off to discover hamlets as Verbania, Stresa, Cannero, Cannobio, well-known around the world for their period villas surrounded by blooming gardens.

An example of that are the Botanic Gardens of Villa Taranto. Located in Verbania-Pallanza, the botanic gardens are one of the most important in the world, with a wide range of species of plants and flowers coming all over the world.

The Borromean Islands – Isola Bella and Isola Madre – are the main attraction of the lake. The botanic gardens and the baroque palace attract thousands of visitors to the Borromean Gulf every year.

The Isola Pescatori, instead, is the perfect location where to buy souvenirs and taste exquisite lake fish dishes in one of its many characteristic restaurants.

There are truly endless possibilities to practice sports and have fun on Lake Maggiore. Water sports such as canyoning and rafting are obviously the masters, given the presence of numerous rivers and waterfalls.

Our mountains offer rock faces, joy and delight for those who want to practice climbing, while paragliding and hang gliding flights allow to enjoy the view of Lake Maggiore from a different point of view.

Bicycle enthusiasts have kilometers of cycle paths at their disposal, but also mountain bike trails.

Our hotel is the ideal starting point for guided excursions in the heart of our mountains, able to satisfy anyone with kilometers of paths, numerous bivouacs and shelters. 

Lake Maggiore offers plenty of fun suitable for both adults and children, such as the zoo park of Villa Pallavicino in Stresa, with more than 40 species of animals from all over the world, picnic areas and playgrounds, or the Aquadventure Park in Baveno, with plenty activities both of earth and water, which allows children and adults to live new emotions and have fun.

For those who prefer doing some shopping, in the historic centre of Intra you can find small streets with boutique and antiques shops. Within easy reach by car, shopping malls and restaurants are to be found. But the traditional street markets are the main attraction for many tourists. Every hamlet on Lake Maggiore has its weekly market where you can buy gastronomic products and much more.