8 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

8 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Start: Bangkok, Thailand
Fly + Drive:  17 h 45 min
1
Locarno, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Lake Maggiore, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h
End: Bangkok, Thailand

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.
On the 6th (Sat), stop by La Casa Del Te, thenhead outdoors with Cimetta, and then take in the exciting artwork at OnArte. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta, tee off at Sake Golf, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo, thendon't miss a visit to Lungolago Di Ascona, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza G. Motta.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Locarno trip itinerary tool.

Bangkok, Thailand to Locarno is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bangkok to Locarno. Traveling from Bangkok in April, expect Locarno to be cooler, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lake Maggiore.

Things to do in Locarno

Outdoors Golf Shopping

Side Trips

Ascona, OnArte, Sake Golf
Highlights from your plan
Cimetta ©
Cimetta
Piazza G. Motta ©
Piazza G. Motta
OnArte ©
OnArte

4
nights
Lake Maggiore, Italy

Lake Maggiore ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Borromeo Palace and Sacro Monte di Ghiffa. Visiting Riserva Naturale Speciale del Sacro Monte della SS. Trinita and Spiaggia di Cerro will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Lake Maggiore side-trips: Stresa (La Cambusa, Lungolago Stresa, &more), Chiesa Vecchia dedicata a Santa Maria (in Belgirate) and Arona (Il Centro Storico di Arona & Lungolago Arona).

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lake Maggiore trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Locarno to Lake Maggiore in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Maggiore

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stresa, Verbania, Arona, Ghiffa, Chiesa Vecchia dedicata a Santa Maria
Highlights from your plan
Borromeo Palace ©
Borromeo Palace
Santuario della SS. Pieta ©
Santuario della SS. Pieta
Il Centro Storico Laveno-Mombello ©
Il Centro Storico Laveno-Mombello

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