19 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

19 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Stresa, Italy
— 9 nights
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Locarno, Switzerland
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Stresa, Italy

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stresa: Teatro Romano (in Aosta), Orta San Giulio (San Giulio Island, Lake Orta, &more) and Lungolago Arona (in Arona). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, and step into the grandiose world of Castello di Fenis.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Stresa journey maker.

Wezep, The Netherlands to Stresa is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Wezep in July; daily highs in Stresa reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Locarno.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Locarno, Switzerland

Locarno's Mediterranean climate, palm trees, and 2,300 hours of sunlight per year make this city the warmest in Switzerland.
Get out of town with these interesting Locarno side-trips: Lugano (Monte San Salvatore, Lake Lugano, &more) and La Chiesa Di San Giovanni Battista (in Mogno). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele, cruise along Furka Pass, and meet the residents at Falconeria Locarno.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Locarno road trip planning site.

Getting from Stresa to Locarno by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips