The Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso Ballaro is one of the most magical places on Lake Maggiore, and is easily reachable by ferry from Stresa. This enchanting complex, consists of several buildings: the small church and the convents.
Tradition has it that the Hermitage was founded by a rich local merchant who, saved from a shipwreck after crossing the lake, decided to retire on this stretch of coast and lead a life of a hermit.
Via Cavour, 39 -
28838 Stresa (VB)
Tel: +39 0323 31286
Fax: +39 0323 33458