11 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

11 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) trip planner

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Stresa, Italy
— 6 nights
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Ascona, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Stresa, Italy

— 6 nights
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Lago Maggiore (in Verbania), Angera (Lungolago di Angera, Rocca Borromeo, &more) and Lungolago Arona (in Arona). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Palazzo Borromeo, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino Botanico Alpinia, steep yourself in history at Isola Madre, and take in the pleasant sights at Vetta di Mottarone.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Stresa tour itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Stresa is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Dubai in July, expect Stresa to be colder, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ascona.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ascona, Switzerland

— 4 nights
Ascona is a municipality in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.It is located on the shore of Lake Maggiore.The town is a popular tourist destination, and holds a yearly jazz festival, the Ascona Jazz Festival.HistoryPrehistoric AsconaThe oldest archaeological finds in Ascona go back to the beginnings of Late Bronze Age. Ascona is known for adventure, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Piazza G. Motta, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cardada, examine the collection at Ghisla Art Collection, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ascona online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Stresa to Ascona by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Ascona sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ascona

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips