7 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

7 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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7 days in Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly + Train:  6​h 30​min
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Stresa
— 6 nights
Train:  1​h
End: Milan

6
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Stresa

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Stresa: Lake Orta (in Orta San Giulio), i Giardini di Villa Melzi (in Bellagio) and Il ponte romano di Pont-Saint-Martin (in Pont-Saint-Martin). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo, admire the striking features of Villa Ducale, explore the activities along Lago di Como, and head off the coast to Isola Bella.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Stresa trip itinerary builder site .

Paris, France to Stresa is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in August: highs in Stresa hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Le Ville di Ravello, Forte di Bard, Isola Madre, Lago di Como, Statue of San Carlone
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Palazzo Borromeo
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Alpyland Mottarone
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Park Pallavicino

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