16 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

16 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Locarno, Switzerland
— 9 nights
2
Stresa, Italy
— 4 nights

9
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. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Falconeria Locarno, see human ingenuity at work at Verzasca Dam, see the interesting displays at Pinacoteca Casa Rusca, and head outdoors with Cimetta.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Locarno trip planner.

Hyderabad, India to Locarno is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Hyderabad in October, things will get colder in Locarno: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Stresa.

Things to do in Locarno

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Ascona, Orselina, Parco Botanico del Gambaragno, Centro Dannemann - Fabbrica Tabacchi
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Segeln Lago Maggiore ©
Segeln Lago Maggiore
Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
Verzasca Dam ©
Verzasca Dam

4
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. Get out of town with these interesting Stresa side-trips: Lago Maggiore (in Verbania) and Rocca Borromeo (in Angera). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Palazzo Borromeo, look for gifts at Ferri Cristina, browse for treasures at Epoque Antichita e Restauro, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Park Pallavicino.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Stresa journey planner.

Getting from Locarno to Stresa by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Verbania, Lake Maggiore, Lake Maggiore, Arona
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Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Alpyland Mottarone ©
Alpyland Mottarone
Park Pallavicino ©
Park Pallavicino

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