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: Mumbai, India
Fly + Drive:  13​h
1
Lake Maggiore, Italy
— 5 nights
2
Locarno, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Mumbai, India

5
nights
Lake Maggiore, Italy

Lake Maggiore ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Stresa (Park Pallavicino, Giardino Botanico Alpinia, & more), Arona (Statue of San Carlone, Chiesa di San Carlo, & more) and Palazzo Borromeo (in Isola Bella).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lake Maggiore trip builder website .

Mumbai, India to Lake Maggiore is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Lake Maggiore due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in October, with highs in Lake Maggiore at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Locarno.

Things to do in Lake Maggiore

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Locarno to Orselina to see Cardada about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Falconeria Locarno, see human ingenuity at work at Verzasca Dam, head off the coast to Isole di Brissago, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Locarno travel route app .

Traveling by car from Lake Maggiore to Locarno takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Locarno can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

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

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