12 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

12 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zurich, Switzerland
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
Locarno, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Castelletto sopra Ticino, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Verbania, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h
End: Zurich, Switzerland

4
nights
Locarno, Switzerland

Locarno ©
Locarno's Mediterranean climate, palm trees, and 2,300 hours of sunlight per year make this city the warmest in Switzerland.
When in Locarno, make a side trip to see Cardada in Orselina, approximately Orselina away. There's much more to do: look for gifts at La Casa Del Te, see human ingenuity at work at Verzasca Dam, make a trip to Piazza Grande, and get outside with Cimetta.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Locarno trip app.

Zurich to Locarno is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Traveling from Zurich in January, you will find days in Locarno are somewhat warmer (9°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Castelletto sopra Ticino.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ascona, Brissago, Orselina
Highlights from your plan
Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
La Casa Del Te ©
La Casa Del Te
Lido Locarno ©
Lido Locarno

3
nights
Castelletto sopra Ticino, Italy

Castelletto sopra Ticino ©
Castelletto sopra Ticino, also referred to by locals as Castelletto Ticino or just Castelletto, is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 100km northeast of Turin and about 30km north of Novara. Castelletto sopra Ticino is known for museums, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy some diversion at Lido di Meina Piscina 1, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei S.S. Martiri, contemplate the long history of Parco della Rocca Borromea, and take in the pleasant sights at Lungolago Arona.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Castelletto sopra Ticino online journey planner.

You can drive from Locarno to Castelletto sopra Ticino in 1.5 hours. In February in Castelletto sopra Ticino, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Verbania.

Things to do in Castelletto sopra Ticino

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Arona, Lido di Meina Piscina 1, Parco dei Lagoni di Mercurago
Highlights from your plan
Parco della Rocca Borromea ©
Parco della Rocca Borromea
Lido di Meina Piscina 1 ©
Lido di Meina Piscina 1
Lungolago Arona ©
Lungolago Arona

4
nights
Verbania, Italy

Verbania ©
Verbania is known for parks, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lago Maggiore, look for gifts at Profumo di Stresa, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, and admire the masterpieces at Museo del Paesaggio.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Verbania trip planner.

You can drive from Castelletto sopra Ticino to Verbania in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Verbania

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Stresa, Baveno, Lake Maggiore, Chiesa Vecchia dedicata a Santa Maria
Highlights from your plan
Lago Maggiore ©
Lago Maggiore
Museo del Paesaggio ©
Museo del Paesaggio
Chiesa di Madonna di Campagna ©
Chiesa di Madonna di Campagna

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