30 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

30 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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30 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly + Train:  6 h
1
Stresa, Italy
— 13 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Locarno, Switzerland
— 16 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h
End: London, United Kingdom

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stresa: Chiesa di Santa Veronica (in Calde), Chiesa di San Clemente (in Cesara) and Lago Maggiore (in Verbania). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Palazzo Borromeo, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take some stellar pictures from Vetta di Mottarone, and contemplate the long history of Isola Bella.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Stresa online holiday planner.

London, UK to Stresa is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from London in August, expect Stresa to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Locarno.

Things to do in Stresa

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lake Maggiore, Verbania, Arona, Baveno, Castelletto sopra Ticino
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Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Alpyland Mottarone ©
Alpyland Mottarone
Park Pallavicino ©
Park Pallavicino

16
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. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Falconeria Locarno, make a splash at Lido Locarno, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and make a trip to Piazza Grande.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Locarno online road trip planner.

Getting from Stresa to Locarno by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Locarno can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 30th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Ascona, Brissago, Orselina, Losone, Watersports
Highlights from your plan
Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
Lido Locarno ©
Lido Locarno
Verzasca Dam ©
Verzasca Dam

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