31 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

31 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Locarno, Switzerland
— 13 nights
2
Stresa, Italy
— 16 nights

13
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.
You've now added Gelmerbahn Talstation to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Visconteo Castle and Pinacoteca Casa Rusca. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Falconeria Locarno and Piazza Grande. Change things up with a short trip to Cardada in Orselina (about 36 minutes away). There's much more to do: stroll around Parco delle Camelie, get outside with Scuola Nautica Sonia, don't miss a visit to Lungolago Di Ascona, and make a splash at Lido Locarno.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Locarno online driving holiday planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Locarno is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from San Juan to Locarno is 5 hours. In March, Locarno is cooler than San Juan - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel to Stresa.

Things to do in Locarno

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Ascona, Brissago, Orselina, Botanischer Garten Gambarogno, Parco Botanico del Gambaragno
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Verzasca Dam ©
Verzasca Dam
Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso ©
Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso
Cardada ©
Cardada

16
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. Step out of the city life by going to The Chestnut Route and Isola Bella. You'll explore and learn at Palazzo Borromeo and Museo Internazionale Design Ceramico. Venture out of the city with trips to Lago Maggiore (in Verbania), Cittiglio (Pista Ciclo-Pedonale Cittiglio - Laveno Mombello & Cascate di Cittiglio) and Angera (Rocca Borromeo, Enoteca Savini, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino Botanico Alpinia, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Chiesa, look for gifts at Ferri Cristina, and contemplate the long history of Borromeo Palace.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Stresa online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Locarno to Stresa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 31st (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lake Maggiore, Verbania, Cannobio, Arona, Lake Maggiore
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Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Santuario della SS. Pieta ©
Santuario della SS. Pieta
Isole Borromee ©
Isole Borromee

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