8 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

8 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Start: Jerusalem, Israel
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  15 h 15 min
1
Locarno, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Stresa, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Jerusalem, Israel

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ghisla Art Collection and Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso. Step out of the city life by going to Cimetta and Lido Ascona. Go for a jaunt from Locarno to Orselina to see Cardada about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the dining and entertainment at Casino Locarno, don't miss a visit to Lungolago Di Ascona, and get to know the resident critters at Falconeria Locarno.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Locarno trip maker app.

Jerusalem, Israel to Locarno is an approximately 11-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Jerusalem to Locarno, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Jerusalem, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Locarno, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Stresa.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Ascona, Orselina
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Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
Cimetta ©
Cimetta
Piazza G. Motta ©
Piazza G. Motta

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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella and then admire the landmark architecture of Borromeo Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Collegiata San Vittore Martire, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario della SS. Pieta, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Le Serenelle.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Stresa trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Locarno to Stresa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Stresa sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Maggiore, Cannobio, Isola Bella
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Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Santuario della SS. Pieta ©
Santuario della SS. Pieta
Borromeo Palace ©
Borromeo Palace

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