15 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

15 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly + Drive:  19 h
1
Locarno, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Stresa, Italy
— 8 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Singapore, Singapore

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.
Step out of Locarno to go to Orselina and see Cardada, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Falconeria Locarno, look for gifts at La Casa Del Te, examine the collection at Pinacoteca Casa Rusca, and admire the engineering at Verzasca Dam.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Locarno vacation planning tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Locarno is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Locarno. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in May; daily highs in Locarno reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Stresa.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Ascona, Orselina, Centro Dannemann - Fabbrica Tabacchi
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Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
Verzasca Dam ©
Verzasca Dam
Cimetta ©
Cimetta

8
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. Explore Stresa's surroundings by going to Museo Gottard Park (in Castelletto sopra Ticino), Pista Ciclo-Pedonale Cittiglio - Laveno Mombello (in Cittiglio) and Lago Maggiore (in Verbania). There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Palazzo Borromeo, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Epoque Antichita e Restauro, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Park Pallavicino, and contemplate the long history of Isola Bella.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Stresa trip planner.

Getting from Locarno to Stresa by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Stresa can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Verbania, Lake Maggiore, Arona, Lake Maggiore, Museo Gottard Park
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Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Park Pallavicino ©
Park Pallavicino
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto ©
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto

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