15 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

15 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Berlin, Germany
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Stresa, Italy
— 8 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Ascona, Switzerland
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Berlin, Germany

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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museo Internazionale Design Ceramico and Borromeo Palace. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stresa: Lago Maggiore (in Verbania), Cascate di Cittiglio (in Cittiglio) and Parco dei Lagoni di Mercurago (in Dormelletto). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Luigi Guffanti, play a few rounds at Iles des Borromees Golf Club, pause for some photo ops at Statue of San Carlone, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santi Ambrogio e Theodolo.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Stresa travel route builder tool.

Berlin, Germany to Stresa is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ascona.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Verbania, Lake Maggiore, Arona, Cannobio, Isola Bella
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Museo Internazionale Design Ceramico ©
Museo Internazionale Design Ceramico
Borromeo Palace ©
Borromeo Palace

6
nights
Ascona, Switzerland

Ascona ©
Ascona is a municipality in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.It is located on the shore of Lake Maggiore.The town is a popular tourist destination, and holds a yearly jazz festival, the Ascona Jazz Festival.HistoryPrehistoric AsconaThe oldest archaeological finds in Ascona go back to the beginnings of Late Bronze Age. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lungolago Di Ascona and Piazza G. Motta. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, take in a show at Casino Locarno, head outdoors with Cimetta, and make a trip to Collegio Pontificio Papio.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ascona trip planner.

You can drive from Stresa to Ascona in 1.5 hours. In September in Ascona, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 30th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Ascona

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Locarno, Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, Centro Dannemann - Fabbrica Tabacchi
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Lungolago Di Ascona ©
Lungolago Di Ascona
Piazza G. Motta ©
Piazza G. Motta
Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso ©
Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso

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