31 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

31 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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

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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 Verzasca Dam and Cimetta. The adventure continues: stroll around Parco delle Camelie, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cardada, don't miss a visit to Piazza G. Motta, and get outside with Scuola Nautica Sonia.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Locarno trip builder website.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Locarno is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from San Juan in March; daily highs in Locarno reach 16°C and lows reach 3°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel to Stresa.

Things to do in Locarno

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Ascona, Orselina, Brissago, 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 del Paesaggio. Venture out of the city with trips to Lago Maggiore (in Verbania), Angera (Rocca Borromeo, Enoteca Savini, &more) and Laveno-Mombello (Il Centro Storico Laveno-Mombello & Museo Internazionale Design Ceramico). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Parco della Rocca Borromea, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santi Ambrogio e Theodolo, get some jogging in at Pista Ciclo-Pedonale Cittiglio - Laveno Mombello, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della SS. Pieta.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Stresa trip planner.

You can drive from Locarno to Stresa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 31st (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Lake Maggiore, Verbania, Arona, Cannobio, Lake Maggiore
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Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Parco della Rocca Borromea ©
Parco della Rocca Borromea
Santuario della SS. Pieta ©
Santuario della SS. Pieta

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