3 days in Lake Maggiore Itinerary

3 days in Lake Maggiore Itinerary

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Locarno, Switzerland
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Stresa, Italy
— 2 nights
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Locarno, Switzerland

— 1 day
Locarno's Mediterranean climate, palm trees, and 2,300 hours of sunlight per year make this city the warmest in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Lungolago Di Ascona, then make a trip to Piazza G. Motta, and then walk around Camellia Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Locarno online road trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Locarno is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In February, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Stresa.

Things to do in Locarno

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Stresa, Italy

— 2 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. On the 13th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Marta, then get great views at Alpyland Mottarone, and then pause for some photo ops at Statue of San Carlone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): head off the coast to Island of the Fishermen (Isola dei Pescatori), then look for gifts at Ferri Cristina, and then take in the pleasant sights at Lungolago Stresa.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Stresa tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Locarno to Stresa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Stresa sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Stresa

Fun & Games · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips