10 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

10 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Locarno
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Locarno, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Stresa, Italy
— 6 nights
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Augusta Regional At Bush Field

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Locarno, Switzerland

— 3 nights
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 Falconeria Locarno and Cimetta. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso and Chiesa di San Michele. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Camellia Park, see the interesting displays at Fondazione Monte Verita, don't miss a visit to Piazza G. Motta, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Termali Salini & Spa Locarno.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Locarno tour itinerary planning tool.

Augusta, USA to Locarno is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Augusta to Locarno is 6 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Augusta in April: high temperatures in Locarno hover around 63°F and lows are around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Stresa.

Things to do in Locarno

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Stresa, Italy

— 6 nights
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. Appreciate the collections at Palazzo Borromeo and Museo del Paesaggio. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lungolago Stresa and Piccolo Cimitero. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stresa: Angera (Distilleria Rossi d’Angera, Rocca Borromeo, &more), Il Centro Storico Laveno-Mombello (in Laveno-Mombello) and Lago Maggiore (in Verbania). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Vittore, tour the pleasant surroundings at Isola Bella, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, and admire the landmark architecture of Borromeo Palace.

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Traveling by car from Locarno to Stresa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Stresa sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stresa

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips