6 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

6 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly + Drive:  25 h
1
Locarno, Switzerland
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
2
Stresa, Italy
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  21 h 45 min
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

1
day
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 27th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Falconeria Locarno, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele, then make a trip to Lungolago Di Ascona, and finally make a trip to Piazza Grande.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Locarno visit planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Locarno is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Jakarta in January, with highs in Locarno at 9°C and lows at -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Stresa.

Things to do in Locarno

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso, Lungolago Di Ascona
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Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
Chiesa di San Michele ©
Chiesa di San Michele
Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso ©
Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso

3
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. Get some cultural insight at Parco della Rocca Borromea and Arteadarona. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stresa: Rocca Borromeo (in Angera), Spiaggia di Cerro (in Laveno-Mombello) and Lago Maggiore (in Verbania). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Statue of San Carlone, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dei S.S. Martiri, contemplate the long history of Borromeo Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratory of Saint Remigio.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Stresa road trip website.

Drive from Locarno to Stresa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stresa

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Arona, Lake Maggiore, Verbania, Isola Bella
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Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Rocca Borromeo ©
Rocca Borromeo

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