15 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

15 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Fly to Z├╝rich Airport, Drive to Locarno
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Locarno, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive
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Stresa, Italy
— 8 nights
Fly

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Locarno, Switzerland

— 4 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: meet the residents at Falconeria Locarno, pause for some serene contemplation at Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di San Francesco, and look for gifts at La Casa Del Te.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Locarno road trip site.

Singapore, Singapore to Locarno is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in May, with highs in Locarno at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Stresa.

Things to do in Locarno

Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Stresa, Italy

— 8 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. Explore Stresa's surroundings by going to Lago Maggiore (in Verbania), Pista Ciclo-Pedonale Cittiglio - Laveno Mombello (in Cittiglio) and Gottard Park (in Castelletto sopra Ticino). There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Palazzo Borromeo, admire the natural beauty at Giardino Botanico Alpinia, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Park Pallavicino, and stroll through 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 catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips