16 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

16 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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16 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

Start: Zurich, Switzerland
Drive:  5 h
1
Lake Maggiore, Italy
— 10 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Locarno, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
End: Zurich, Switzerland

10
nights
Lake Maggiore, Italy

Lake Maggiore ©
Explore Lake Maggiore's surroundings by going to Museo Gottard Park (in Castelletto sopra Ticino), Palazzo Borromeo (in Isola Bella) and Parco dei Lagoni di Mercurago (in Dormelletto).

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lake Maggiore driving holiday planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Lake Maggiore is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In February, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Locarno.

Things to do in Lake Maggiore

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Stresa, Arona, Verbania, Baveno, Ghiffa
Highlights from your plan
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Isola Madre ©
Isola Madre
Rocca Borromeo ©
Rocca Borromeo

5
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, baths, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Michele, see the interesting displays at Pinacoteca Casa Rusca, don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande, and head outdoors with Cimetta.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Locarno holiday planner.

You can drive from Lake Maggiore to Locarno in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In February, daytime highs in Locarno are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ascona, Brissago, Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, OnArte
Highlights from your plan
Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
Chiesa di San Michele ©
Chiesa di San Michele
Verzasca Dam ©
Verzasca Dam

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