22 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

22 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly + Train:  8 h 45 min
1
Stresa, Italy
— 13 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Ascona, Switzerland
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

13
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. Family-friendly places like Park Pallavicino and Parco della Rocca Borromea will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Stresa: Cascate Della Froda (in Porto Valtravaglia), Rocca Borromeo (in Angera) and Pista Ciclo-Pedonale Cittiglio - Laveno Mombello (in Cittiglio). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, contemplate the long history of Villa Ducale, admire the natural beauty at Giardino Botanico Alpinia, and kick back and relax at Guree Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Stresa trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Stresa is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Stresa. Traveling from Tel Aviv in June, Stresa is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ascona.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Maggiore, Arona, Verbania, Baveno, Ghiffa
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Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Park Pallavicino ©
Park Pallavicino
Parco della Rocca Borromea ©
Parco della Rocca Borromea

8
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. Family-friendly places like Falconeria Locarno and Lido Locarno will thrill your kids. Step out of Ascona with an excursion to Cardada in Orselina--about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza G. Motta, identify plant and animal life at Naturreservat Bolle die Magadino, head outdoors with Indepth Outthere Adventures, and putt your heart out at Minigolf Ascona.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ascona trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Stresa to Ascona in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Ascona are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Ascona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Locarno, Orselina, Sake Golf
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Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
Lido Locarno ©
Lido Locarno
Piazza G. Motta ©
Piazza G. Motta

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