18 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

18 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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18 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

Start: Lahore, Pakistan
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
1
Stresa, Italy
— 10 nights
2
Locarno, Switzerland
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Lahore, Pakistan

10
nights
Stresa, Italy

Stresa ©
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: Laveno-Mombello (Mosaico 150, Casa terruggia, & more), Statua di Giuseppe Garibaldi (in Luino) and Lago Maggiore (in Verbania). There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Palazzo Borromeo, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Epoque Antichita e Restauro, go for a walk through Lungolago Stresa, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Stresa trip itinerary builder website .

Lahore, Pakistan to Stresa is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Time (PKT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 4 hours. In October, Stresa is much colder than Lahore - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Locarno.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Lake Maggiore, Arona, Verbania, Baveno, Lake Maggiore
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Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Park Pallavicino ©
Park Pallavicino
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto ©

7
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: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Falconeria Locarno, take in the waterfront at Porto Regionale di Locarno SA, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele, and make a trip to Piazza Grande.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Locarno online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Stresa to Locarno by car takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Locarno can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ascona, Brissago, Orselina, OnArte
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Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
Verzasca Dam ©
Verzasca Dam
Piazza Grande ©
Piazza Grande

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