8 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

8 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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

— 4 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: Lago Maggiore (in Verbania) and Angera (Santuario della Madonna della Riva, Rocca Borromeo, &more). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Palazzo Borromeo, browse for treasures at Epoque Antichita e Restauro, head off the coast to Isola Bella, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Stresa trip site.

Jaipur, India to Stresa is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Jaipur to Stresa, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Jaipur in June, with highs in Stresa at 31°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Locarno.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Locarno, Switzerland

— 2 nights
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 6th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castelo Seeschloss, don't miss a visit to Lungolago Di Ascona, then get to know the resident critters at Falconeria Locarno, then take in the awesome beauty at Cardada, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Piazza Grande, don't miss a visit to Piazza G. Motta, then admire the engineering at Verzasca Dam, and finally get outside with Cimetta.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Locarno trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stresa to Locarno takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Locarno sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips