13 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

13 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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

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Stresa, Italy
— 7 nights
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Locarno, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Stresa, Italy

— 7 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Stresa: Pista Ciclo-Pedonale Cittiglio - Laveno Mombello (in Cittiglio), Lungolago Arona (in Arona) and Lago Maggiore (in Verbania). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, browse for treasures at Epoque Antichita e Restauro, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Park Pallavicino, and admire the landmark architecture of Villa Ducale.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Stresa vacation maker.

Pune, India to Stresa is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Pune to Stresa is minus 4.5 hours. In May in Stresa, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Locarno.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Locarno, Switzerland

— 3 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: get to know the resident critters at Falconeria Locarno, make a trip to Sacro Monte e Santuario di S. Maria Addolorata, admire the engineering at Verzasca Dam, and take in the awesome beauty at Cardada.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Locarno tour itinerary builder website.

Drive from Stresa to Locarno in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Locarno are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips