10 days in Italy & Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

10 days in Italy & Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Stresa
— 1 night
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Lake Maggiore
— 1 night
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Como
— 1 night
4
Tremezzina
— 1 night
5
Bellagio
— 1 night
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Iseo
— 1 night
7
Anfo
— 1 night
8
Sirmione
— 1 night
9
Castelnuovo del Garda
— 1 night

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Stresa

Stresa ©
Stresa is a town and comune of about 5,000 residents on the shores of Lake Maggiore in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, about 90km northwest of Milan. To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Stresa road trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Stresa is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Dublin in June; daily highs in Stresa reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lake Maggiore.

Things to do in Stresa

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lake Maggiore, Piazza della Chiesa
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Island of the Fishermen (Isola dei Pescatori) ©

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Lake Maggiore

Lake Maggiore ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Isola Madre, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lago Maggiore, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei SS. Pietro e Paolo, and finally make a trip to Orrido di sant'anna.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Lake Maggiore trip itinerary maker tool.

Lake Maggiore is just a short distance from Stresa. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Como.

Things to do in Lake Maggiore

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Verbania, Orrido di sant'anna, Chiesa dei SS. Pietro e Paolo
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto ©
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto
Isola Madre ©
Isola Madre
Lago Maggiore ©
Lago Maggiore

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Como

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Abbondio, thenpause for some photo ops at Life Electric, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Como vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Lake Maggiore to Como in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Como, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Como

Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
Basilica di Sant'Abbondio ©
Basilica di Sant'Abbondio
Life Electric ©
Life Electric

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Tremezzina

Tremezzina ©
The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, explore the galleries of Villa Carlotta, thenwander the streets of Menaggio, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S. Marta, and finally look for gifts at Re di Quadri.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, read Tremezzina trip planner.

You can drive from Como to Tremezzina in an hour. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Tremezzina are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Bellagio.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Menaggio, Menaggio
Highlights from your plan
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Menaggio ©
Menaggio

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Bellagio

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Valchiavenna, thenlearn about winemaking at Enoteca Principessa, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Villa Melzi.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bellagio trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Tremezzina to Bellagio in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Iseo.

Things to do in Bellagio

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trip

Valchiavenna
Highlights from your plan
I Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
I Giardini di Villa Melzi
Kayaking & Canoeing
Enoteca Principessa ©
Enoteca Principessa

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Iseo

Iseo ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Pieve di Sant’Andrea, sample the tasty concoctions at Birreria Torbeeria, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lago d'Iseo, thendo a tasting at Azienda Agricola Bonfadini Franciacorta, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Lungolago Iseo.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Iseo travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bellagio to Iseo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Anfo.

Things to do in Iseo

Wineries Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Azienda Agricola Bonfadini Franciacorta ©
Azienda Agricola Bonfadini Franciacorta
Lago d'Iseo ©
Lago d'Iseo
Birreria Torbeeria ©
Birreria Torbeeria

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Anfo

Anfo ©
Anfo is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy near Lake Idro. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the activities along Lago d'Idro, make a trip to Rocca d'Anfo, don't miss a visit to Sito geologico Il Chiodo D'oro - Romanterra, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgio, and finally head outdoors with Laghetti di Bruffione.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Anfo online vacation planner.

Drive from Iseo to Anfo in 1.5 hours. June in Anfo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sirmione.

Things to do in Anfo

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bagolino, Lago d'Idro
Highlights from your plan
Lago d'Idro ©
Lago d'Idro
Rocca d'Anfo ©
Rocca d'Anfo
Chiesa di San Giorgio ©
Chiesa di San Giorgio

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Sirmione

Sirmione ©
Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Sirmione, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castello Scaligero, thendelve into the distant past at Grotte di Catullo, and finally stroll through Jamaica Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sirmione travel planner.

You can drive from Anfo to Sirmione in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Castelnuovo del Garda.

Things to do in Sirmione

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Grotte di Catullo ©
Grotte di Catullo
Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero
Jamaica Beach ©
Jamaica Beach

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Castelnuovo del Garda

Castelnuovo del Garda ©
Castelnuovo del Garda is an Italian comune (municipality), in the Province of Verona, in Veneto, on a couple of morainic hills few kilometers south-east from Garda lake. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Bottega d'Arte Benaco, stop by Manufacto Galleria Artigiana, make a trip to Lungolago di Lazise, make a trip to Mura di Lazise, thendo a tasting at Villa Calicantus, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Gardaland SEA LIFE Aquarium.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Castelnuovo del Garda journey planner.

Castelnuovo del Garda is just a stone's throw from Sirmione. In June, daytime highs in Castelnuovo del Garda are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Castelnuovo del Garda

Wineries Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Lazise, Villa Calicantus
Highlights from your plan
Villa Calicantus ©
Villa Calicantus
Gardaland SEA LIFE Aquarium ©
Gardaland SEA LIFE Aquarium
Lungolago di Lazise
Lungolago di Lazise

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