14 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

14 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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14 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

Start: Miami, United States
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Locarno, Switzerland
— 5 nights
2
Lake Maggiore, Italy
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Miami, United States

5
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.
Take a break from Locarno with a short trip to Cardada in Orselina, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Michele, make a trip to Chiesa di San Francesco, see the interesting displays at Ghisla Art Collection, and stop by La Casa Del Te.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Locarno online sightseeing planner .

Miami, USA to Locarno is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Miami to Locarno. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Miami in December; daily highs in Locarno reach 48°F and lows reach 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Lake Maggiore.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Ascona, Brissago, Orselina, OnArte
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Falconeria Locarno ©
Falconeria Locarno
Chiesa di San Michele ©
Chiesa di San Michele
Verzasca Dam ©
Verzasca Dam

7
nights
Lake Maggiore, Italy

Lake Maggiore ©
Explore Lake Maggiore's surroundings by going to Arona (Parco della Rocca Borromea, Statue of San Carlone, & more), Alpyland Mottarone (in Stresa) and Palazzo Borromeo (in Isola Bella).

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lake Maggiore trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Locarno to Lake Maggiore in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Maggiore

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Stresa, Verbania, Arona, Baveno, Lake Maggiore
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Lago Maggiore ©
Lago Maggiore
Rocca Borromeo ©
Rocca Borromeo
Isola Madre ©
Isola Madre

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