17 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

17 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Locarno
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Locarno, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Drive
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Stresa, Italy
— 9 nights
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport

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Locarno, Switzerland

— 5 nights
Locarno's Mediterranean climate, palm trees, and 2,300 hours of sunlight per year make this city the warmest in Switzerland.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cimetta and Parco delle Camelie. Get in touch with nature at Segeln Lago Maggiore and Cardada. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Ghisla Art Collection, make a trip to Parrocchia Cattolica S. Antonio Abate, take in a show at Casino Locarno, and stop by La Casa Del Te.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Locarno trip planner.

Kalamazoo, USA to Locarno is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kalamazoo to Locarno is 6 hours. May in Locarno sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Stresa.

Things to do in Locarno

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Stresa, Italy

— 9 nights
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. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Epoque Antichita e Restauro and HERNO Outlet. Get outdoors at The Chestnut Route and Le Serenelle. Change things up with these side-trips from Stresa: Lungolago di Angera (in Angera), Cascate di Cittiglio (in Cittiglio) and Santuario della SS. Pieta (in Cannobio). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Vittore, admire the sheer force of Cascate Della Froda, cozy up to a beverage at La Cambusa, and stop by Luigi Guffanti.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Stresa trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Locarno to Stresa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Stresa can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips