9 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

9 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Pune, India
Fly + Drive:  23 h
1
Locarno, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Stresa, Italy
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Pune, India

2
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cimetta and Piazza G. Motta. Step out of the city life by going to Indepth Outthere Adventures and Sake Golf. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Falconeria Locarno, stroll around Parco delle Camelie, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Locarno vacation planner.

Pune, India to Locarno is an approximately 20.5- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Pune to Locarno. In June, daytime highs in Locarno are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Stresa.

Things to do in Locarno

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ascona, Sake Golf
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Cimetta ©
Cimetta
Piazza G. Motta ©
Piazza G. Motta
Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno

4
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 Isole Borromee and Isola Bella. Explore hidden gems such as La Cambusa and Suna Beach - Pool & Lounge Bar. Venture out of the city with trips to Laveno-Mombello (Il Centro Storico Laveno-Mombello & Spiaggia di Cerro) and Lago Maggiore (in Verbania). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Palazzo Borromeo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Madonna di Campagna, don't miss a visit to Villa Giulia, and step off the mainland to explore Isola Madre.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Stresa trip tool.

Drive from Locarno to Stresa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Stresa are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Verbania, Lake Maggiore, Lake Maggiore
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Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Isole Borromee ©
Isole Borromee
La Cambusa ©
La Cambusa

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