11 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

11 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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

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Make it your trip
Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Stresa
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Stresa, Italy
— 4 nights
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Locarno, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to San Antonio

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Stresa, Italy

— 4 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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stresa: Angera (Distilleria Rossi d’Angera & Lungolago di Angera), Lungolago Arona (in Arona) and Lago Maggiore (in Verbania). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, stroll through Isola Bella, meet the residents at Park Pallavicino, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Stresa day trip planner.

San Antonio, USA to Stresa is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. Traveling from San Antonio to Stresa, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Antonio in March, expect Stresa to be a bit cooler, temps between 58°F and 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Locarno.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Locarno, Switzerland

— 5 nights
Locarno's Mediterranean climate, palm trees, and 2,300 hours of sunlight per year make this city the warmest in Switzerland.
Locarno is known for zoos & aquariums, theme parks, and baths. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Camellia Park, test the waters at Termali Salini & Spa Locarno, don't miss a visit to Lungolago Di Ascona, and examine the collection at Ghisla Art Collection.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Locarno trip planner.

You can drive from Stresa to Locarno in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in March, and nighttime lows around 38°F. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Locarno

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Baths

Side Trips