15 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

15 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Locarno, Switzerland
— 8 nights
2
Stresa, Italy
— 6 nights

8
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.
Locarno is known for zoos & aquariums, theme parks, and baths. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Falconeria Locarno, kick your exploration up a notch at Adventure Park Gordola, get outside with Indepth Outthere Adventures, and make a splash at Lido Locarno.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Locarno trip planner.

Porto, Portugal to Locarno is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Porto in June, you will find days in Locarno are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Stresa.

Things to do in Locarno

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Ascona, Orselina, Centro Dannemann - Fabbrica Tabacchi
Highlights from your plan
Segeln Lago Maggiore ©
Segeln Lago Maggiore
Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
Verzasca Dam ©
Verzasca Dam

6
nights
Stresa, Italy

Stresa ©
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), Museo Gottard Park (in Castelletto sopra Ticino) and Rocca Borromeo (in Angera). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Palazzo Borromeo, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino Botanico Alpinia, get to know the resident critters at Park Pallavicino, and step off the mainland to explore Island of the Fishermen (Isola dei Pescatori).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Stresa route planner.

Getting from Locarno to Stresa by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. June in Stresa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Maggiore, Arona, Lake Maggiore, Verbania, Orrido di sant'anna
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Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Alpyland Mottarone ©
Alpyland Mottarone
Park Pallavicino ©
Park Pallavicino

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