24 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

24 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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

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Stresa, Italy
— 11 nights
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Locarno, Switzerland
— 11 nights
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Stresa, Italy

— 11 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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stresa: Abbazia Di San Donato (in Sesto Calende), Lungolago Arona (in Arona) and Angera (Lungolago di Angera, Rocca Borromeo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santi Ambrogio e Theodolo, step into the grandiose world of Isola Bella, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Park Pallavicino.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Stresa trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Stresa is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Stresa is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in May, things will get colder in Stresa: highs are around 25°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Locarno.

Things to do in Stresa

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Locarno, Switzerland

— 11 nights
Locarno's Mediterranean climate, palm trees, and 2,300 hours of sunlight per year make this city the warmest in Switzerland.
Locarno is known for zoos & aquariums, theme parks, and baths. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at Falconeria Locarno, admire the engineering at Verzasca Dam, delve into the lush surroundings at Naturreservat Bolle die Magadino, and boost your wellbeing at Termali Salini & Spa Locarno.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Locarno day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Stresa to Locarno takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Locarno are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips