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: Lago Maggiore (in Verbania), Lungolago Arona (in Arona) and Pista Ciclo-Pedonale Cittiglio - Laveno Mombello (in Cittiglio). There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Epoque Antichita e Restauro, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Park Pallavicino.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Stresa trip itinerary planner.

Pune, India to Stresa is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Pune to Stresa, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. May in Stresa sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to 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 · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips