15 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

15 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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

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 Chiesa Santi Ambrogio e Theodolo and Epoque Antichita e Restauro. 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). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo Internazionale Design Ceramico, view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario della SS. Pieta, and steep yourself in history at Borromeo Palace.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Stresa trip maker app.

Berlin, Germany to Stresa is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Stresa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °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 Piazza G. Motta and Lido Ascona. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Collegio Pontificio Papio, walk around Parco delle Camelie, gain insight at Centro Dannemann - Fabbrica Tabacchi, and kick your exploration up a notch at Adventure Park Gordola.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ascona online tour planner.

Drive from Stresa to Ascona in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Ascona can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Ascona

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Locarno, Centro Dannemann - Fabbrica Tabacchi, Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso
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Collegio Pontificio Papio ©
Collegio Pontificio Papio
Piazza G. Motta ©
Piazza G. Motta
Cimetta ©
Cimetta

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