17 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

17 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ascona, Switzerland
— 1 night
2
Locarno, Switzerland
— 3 nights
3
Lake Maggiore, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Verbania, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Castelletto sopra Ticino, Italy
— 4 nights

1
night
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. On the 7th (Tue), make a trip to Collegio Pontificio Papio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): head off the coast to Brissago Islands, deepen your understanding at Centro Dannemann - Fabbrica Tabacchi, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza G. Motta, and finally don't miss a visit to Lungolago Di Ascona.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ascona itinerary planner.

Cincinnati, USA to Ascona is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Cincinnati to Ascona is 6 hours. Traveling from Cincinnati in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ascona, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Locarno.

Things to do in Ascona

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Brissago
Highlights from your plan
Brissago Islands ©
Brissago Islands
Piazza G. Motta ©
Piazza G. Motta
Lungolago Di Ascona ©
Lungolago Di Ascona

3
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.
Take a break from Locarno with a short trip to Cardada in Orselina, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Indepth Outthere Adventures, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, and see human ingenuity at work at Verzasca Dam.

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Locarno is very close to Ascona. February in Locarno sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Lake Maggiore.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Orselina
Highlights from your plan
Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
Scuola Nautica Sonia ©
Scuola Nautica Sonia
Piazza Grande ©
Piazza Grande

4
nights
Lake Maggiore, Italy

Lake Maggiore ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Lake Maggiore: Orrido di sant'anna (in Cannobio) and Alpyland Mottarone (in Stresa).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lake Maggiore day trip planner.

Getting from Locarno to Lake Maggiore by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February in Lake Maggiore, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Verbania.

Things to do in Lake Maggiore

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ghiffa, Cannobio, Alpyland Mottarone, Castelli di Cannero
Highlights from your plan
Isola Madre ©
Isola Madre
Pizzoni di Laveno ©
Pizzoni di Laveno
Monte Sasso del Ferro ©
Monte Sasso del Ferro

3
nights
Verbania, Italy

Verbania ©
Verbania is known for parks, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of House of The Resistance, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Madonna di Campagna, look for gifts at Profumo di Stresa, and explore the activities along Lago Maggiore.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Verbania online day trip planner.

Verbania is just a stone's throw from Lake Maggiore. In February, daily temperatures in Verbania can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Castelletto sopra Ticino.

Things to do in Verbania

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Stresa, Lake Maggiore
Highlights from your plan
Island of the Fishermen (Isola dei Pescatori) ©
Museo del Paesaggio ©
Museo del Paesaggio
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto ©
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto

4
nights
Castelletto sopra Ticino, Italy

Castelletto sopra Ticino ©
Castelletto sopra Ticino, also referred to by locals as Castelletto Ticino or just Castelletto, is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 100km northeast of Turin and about 30km north of Novara. Castelletto sopra Ticino is known for museums, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Statue of San Carlone, take in the waterfront at Lungolago di Arona, steep yourself in history at Parco della Rocca Borromea, and examine the collection at Museo Gottard Park.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Castelletto sopra Ticino driving holiday planner.

Getting from Verbania to Castelletto sopra Ticino by car takes about an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Castelletto sopra Ticino

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arona, Parco dei Lagoni di Mercurago, Museo Meina
Highlights from your plan
Museo Gottard Park ©
Museo Gottard Park
Statue of San Carlone ©
Statue of San Carlone
Lungolago Arona ©
Lungolago Arona

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