8 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

8 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Stresa, Italy
— 4 nights
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Locarno, Switzerland
— 1 night

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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 outdoors at Isola Bella and Island of the Fishermen (Isola dei Pescatori). Get some cultural insight at Palazzo Borromeo and Rocca Borromeo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stresa: Chiesa di Santa Veronica (in Calde), Spiaggia di Cerro (in Laveno-Mombello) and Distilleria Rossi d’Angera (in Angera). There's lots more to do: unwind over a drink at La Cambusa, appreciate the extensive heritage of Il Centro Storico Laveno-Mombello, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Park Pallavicino.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Stresa trip itinerary planning site.

Chennai, India to Stresa is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Stresa is minus 4.5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Chennai in May: high temperatures in Stresa hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Locarno.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Lake Maggiore, Verbania, Lake Maggiore, Riserva Naturale Speciale del Sacro Monte della SS. Trinita
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Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Borromeo Palace ©
Borromeo Palace
La Cambusa ©
La Cambusa

1
night
Locarno, Switzerland

Locarno ©
Locarno's Mediterranean climate, palm trees, and 2,300 hours of sunlight per year make this city the warmest in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get outside with Cimetta, thentee off at Sake Golf, and then make a trip to Piazza G. Motta.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Locarno trip website.

Getting from Stresa to Locarno by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Locarno

Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Sake Golf, Piazza G. Motta
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Cimetta ©
Cimetta
Piazza G. Motta ©
Piazza G. Motta

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