10 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

10 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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10 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly + Drive:  12​h
1
Lake Maggiore, Italy
— 5 nights
2
Locarno, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: New Delhi, India

5
nights
Lake Maggiore, Italy

Lake Maggiore ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Arona (Parco della Rocca Borromea & Statue of San Carlone), Stresa (Park Pallavicino & Alpyland Mottarone) and Palazzo Borromeo (in Isola Bella).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lake Maggiore trip planner .

New Delhi, India to Lake Maggiore is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Lake Maggiore due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New Delhi in August: high temperatures in Lake Maggiore hover around 33°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Locarno.

Things to do in Lake Maggiore

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Verbania, Stresa, Arona, Lake Maggiore, Piazza della Chiesa
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Lago Maggiore ©
Lago Maggiore
Isola Madre ©
Isola Madre
Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo

3
nights
Locarno, Switzerland

Locarno ©
Locarno's Mediterranean climate, palm trees, and 2,300 hours of sunlight per year make this city the warmest in Switzerland.
Step out of Locarno to go to Orselina and see Cardada, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Falconeria Locarno, cool off at Lido Locarno, don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Locarno online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Lake Maggiore to Locarno takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. August in Locarno sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Orselina, Isole di Brissago, Lungolago Di Ascona
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Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
Verzasca Dam ©
Verzasca Dam
Lido Locarno ©
Lido Locarno

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