5 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

5 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Locarno, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Lake Maggiore, Italy
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, then see human ingenuity at work at Verzasca Dam, and finally make a trip to Lungolago Di Ascona. On your second day here, meet the residents at Falconeria Locarno and then make a splash at Lido Locarno.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Locarno is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Locarno, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, expect nights in Locarno to be colder, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lake Maggiore.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Lungolago Di Ascona, Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso
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Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
Piazza Grande ©
Piazza Grande
Verzasca Dam ©
Verzasca Dam

1
night
Lake Maggiore, Italy

Lake Maggiore ©
On the 20th (Wed), head off the coast to Isola Madre, head off the coast to Isola Bella, then view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, and finally explore the activities along Lago Maggiore. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Orrido di sant'anna and then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lake Maggiore trip planner.

You can drive from Locarno to Lake Maggiore in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Lake Maggiore are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Maggiore

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Verbania, Isola Bella, Orrido di sant'anna, Palazzo Borromeo
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Isola Madre ©
Isola Madre
Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto ©
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto

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