5 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

5 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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

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Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Lake Maggiore
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Lake Maggiore
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stresa
— 2 nights
Fly

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Lake Maggiore

— 2 nights
On the 26th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Rocca Borromeo and then join in the after-dark buzz at Le Serenelle. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Parco Degli Agrumi, make a trip to Orrido di sant'anna, then head off the coast to Isole Borromee, and finally head off the coast to Isola Madre.

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Lisbon, Portugal to Lake Maggiore is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, Lake Maggiore is slightly colder than Lisbon - with highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Stresa.

Things to do in Lake Maggiore

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Stresa

— 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. Go for a jaunt from Stresa to Verbania to see Lago Maggiore about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, steep yourself in history at Parco della Rocca Borromea, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, and head off the coast to Island of the Fishermen (Isola dei Pescatori).

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Stresa travel planner.

Stresa is just a short distance from Lake Maggiore. In March, daytime highs in Stresa are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips