32 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

32 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Locarno
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Locarno, Switzerland
— 15 nights
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Stresa, Italy
— 14 nights
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Locarno, Switzerland

— 15 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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele, examine the collection at Ghisla Art Collection, delve into the lush surroundings at Naturreservat Bolle die Magadino, and make a trip to Piazza Grande.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Locarno trip planning app.

Melbourne, Australia to Locarno is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Melbourne to Locarno, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in June, you will find days in Locarno are much hotter (30°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (18°C). On the 30th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Stresa.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stresa, Italy

— 14 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Stresa: Alpe San Michele (in Porto Valtravaglia), Chiesa di Santa Veronica (in Calde) and Lago Maggiore (in Verbania). There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Palazzo Borromeo, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Park Pallavicino, step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Stresa trip planner.

You can drive from Locarno to Stresa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips