Lago Maggiore or Lake Maggiore is a large lake that borders Switzerland and Italy, located north between the mountains of Piedmont and the Swiss Alps. In Lake Maggiore, there are 11 islands including the Borromean Islands (Isola Bella, Isola Madre, Isola dei Pescatori, Little island of St. John, and Islet (or rock) of Malghera) and the Brissago Islands (Island of San Pancrazio, Island of St. Apollinaris , Cannero Castles, and Isolate Partegora).
Open Water Swimming
- Lago Maggiore is site of the Traversata A Nuoto Del Lago Maggiore, an open water swimming competition organized by Alenia Aermacchi. One race is 1.5 km starts at the beach of the Golfo de Reno-Liggiuno (Gulf of Reno-Liggiuno); the other race is a 4 km crossing of the lake that starts from the beach Villa Pallavicino and finishes at the Golfo Reno-Liggiuno.
- Lago Maggiore is site of the Traversata di Nuoto Intra–Laveno-Cerro (Crossing of Lake Maggiore), a 3-race event with 400m, 2.5 km, and 4 km open water swims organized by Claudio Bottene in July.
- Lago Maggiore is site of the LEN European Junior Open Water Swimming Championship on 10-12 July 2015.
- Jaimie Monahan completed a 24 hour 2 minute 59.4 km solo crossing of Lake Maggiore on 29 August 2017.
- Lago Maggiore is site of the Italian Open Water Tour, a 2.5 km, 6 km and 3x925m relay open water swimming competition in July that is part of the Open Water World Tour.
- Italian Open Water Tour
- Maccagno, Italy Race
- Open Water World Tour
- Mediterranean Coast Challenge Kicks Off World Tour
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- Daily News of Open Water Swimming
- Simeoni Giacomo, Hoag Jane Ann Win In Monate
- Traversata A Nuoto Del Lago Maggiore
- Traversata A Nuoto Del Lago Maggiore In Italy
- Traversata del Lago Maggiore In Ricordo di Paolo Petroli
- The Italian Summer In Traversata di Nuoto Intra–Laveno-Cerro
- Nika Kozamernik, Lake Maggiore To Host 2015 LEN Champs
- Jaimie Monahan Honored By The Hall Of Fame
- 2017 Marathon Swimmers Federation Award Nominees
- Marathon Swimmers Federation 2017 Awards
- Jaimie Monahan Wins 2017 World Open Water Swimming Woman Of The Year Award
- Jaimie Monahan Wins 2017 Yudovin Award For Most Adventurous Swim