15 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

15 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Stresa, Italy
— 8 nights
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Locarno, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Stresa, Italy

— 8 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), Angera (Rocca Borromeo & Lungolago di Angera) and Museo Civico Archeologico (in Sesto Calende). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Palazzo Borromeo, explore the historical opulence of Isola Bella, steep yourself in history at Isola Madre, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santi Ambrogio e Theodolo.

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Jaipur, India to Stresa is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Jaipur in August, with highs in Stresa at 33°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Locarno.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

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Locarno, Switzerland

— 5 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Falconeria Locarno, cool off at Lido Locarno, head outdoors with Indepth Outthere Adventures, and step off the mainland to explore Brissago Islands.

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Getting from Stresa to Locarno by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Locarno can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

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