5 days in Italy, Switzerland & Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

5 days in Italy, Switzerland & Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Varese, Italy
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Stresa, Italy
— 1 night
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Tremezzina, Italy
— 1 night
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night

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Varese, Italy

Varese
Varese is a city and comune in north-western Lombardy, northern Italy, 55km north of Milan.It is the capital of the Province of Varese. On the 8th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Abate, thenlook and learn at Campo dei Fiori Astronomical Observatory, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dei Frati Cappuccini.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Varese trip itinerary maker app.

Istanbul, Turkey to Varese is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Varese is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Stresa.

Things to do in Varese

Childrens Museums Museums Historic Sites

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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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Palazzo Borromeo, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, and then steep yourself in history at Parco della Rocca Borromea.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Stresa journey app.

Traveling by car from Varese to Stresa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Stresa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Stresa

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Parco della Rocca Borromea, Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto
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Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Parco della Rocca Borromea ©
Parco della Rocca Borromea
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto ©
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto

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Tremezzina, Italy

Tremezzina ©
The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, admire the natural beauty at Villa Carlotta, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice, and finally examine the collection at Casa dei Presepi.

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You can drive from Stresa to Tremezzina in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Tremezzina sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Casa dei Presepi, Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice
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Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
Casa dei Presepi ©
Casa dei Presepi

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Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio, thenmake a trip to Swissminiatur, thenexplore the activities along Lake Lugano, and finally take some stellar pictures from Monte San Salvatore.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Lugano trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Tremezzina to Lugano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Lugano, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lugano

Nature Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio, Swissminiatur
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio ©
Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio
Swissminiatur ©
Swissminiatur

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip maker app.

You can drive from Lugano to Zurich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lugano in April: high temperatures in Zurich hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

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