Explore the two top villages on the shores of Lake Como in just a few hours with this Bellagio and Varenna tour. Follow your guide through the streets of Bellagio to take in the town's highlights plus the gardens of Villa Melzi, then hop on the ferry (own expense) to cross to Varenna. Learn about Villa Monastero, the Church of St. George, and other picturesque gems during your second walking tour.
Lake Como is the most beautiful lake in the world and, recently, it was included in the 55 most beautiful places in the world list by the famous travel network: travel + leisure. On a private boat tour on Como lake, you can discover the secret spots that you would not be able to see from the land; Chartering our boat you will be able to see historic villas, beautiful gardens, fishermen villages and beautiful landscapes. If you want, you can also stop by in the quitter locations to dive and have a swim. In the evening, rent our boat for a wonderful sunset aperitif or for a romantic cruise to one of the best restaurants in the area.
Visit two countries and two celebrated lakes during this full-day excursion to Italy's Lake Como and Switzerland's Lugano. Departing from Milan, travel comfortably by bus. Enjoy a guided walking tour of Como's historic center and free time to discover Lugano on your own. Tours also include a lakeside cruise and stops in Bellagio.
During the panoramic cruise, take your time to look around and see the harmony between nature and architecture. Drift past villas with their beauteous gardens amongst untouched nature.
Depart from Milan and journey toward the beautiful cities of Como and Bellagio on a full-day tour including a cruise on Lake Como. Ride north with your assistant tour leader and a small group, arriving at the charming lakeside town of Como. Set off on a lake cruise through the mountainous, fairytale landscape that has inspired countless artists and celebrities, and enjoy leisure time to explore the picturesque shoreline village of Bellagio.
Book an elegant private yacht experience to see Lake Como’s villas and towns in style. A treat for a group of family and friends, this short tour can be customized as you want but typical itineraries include sights such as Villa Olmo, Cernobbio, Laglio, and more. Relax as a captain takes care of the boat, and stop to enjoy cool-down dips in the lake as you go.
Book in advance and capture the spirit of Lake Como on a walking tour of Bellagio and Varenna, two of the mid-lake region's most enchanting towns. Stop at a historic olive oil mill to taste one of the region's local specialties, accompanied by cured meats and wine. Then, enjoy a private cruise in a Venetian water taxi to visit the opulent gardens of Villa del Balbianello and Villa Melzi.
Visit a villa winery in Domaso on Lake Como, and experience an authentic Italian family-run wine estate that’s been nurtured through the generations. Ideal if you’re looking for a Lake Como experience with a difference, the visit includes a tour of the wine cellar followed by an extravagant tasting session. You’ll savor local specialities that have been carefully chosen to complement the wine as you learn about viticulture in the northern Italian region.
Enjoy a mouthwatering introduction to local flavors on this food walking tour of Como. Get the inside scoop on the town’s foodie scene from a licensed tour guide; sample regional delicacies such as olive oils, local wines, focaccia, meats and cheeses, and finish with a gelato. Your guide also provides information on the local history, culture, and architecture while you walk around.
Lake Como is home to dazzling villas and postcard-perfect villages, but getting around on your own can be confusing. With this private tour, save hours by navigating between highlights with a guide. Reach Villa Balbianello via hydrofoil for a guided tour of the lavish villa and gardens.
Many visitors to Lake Como head directly to Bellagio and Villa Balbianello, but the city of Como is rich in history and culture. Take a deep dive into the city’s past during this walking tour that covers its most important highlights in just hours. Learn about the its architecture from ancient Rome through the Rationalists, with insights from your guide at every stop.
Step into a local's home in Como to learn how to make fresh pasta and a classic tiramisu. In an intimately sized small group of just 12 people, you'll hear the tricks to roll fresh pasta by hand, and create two dishes as you learn about Lombardy food from your Cesarine host — part of a network of home cooks who preserve regional culinary traditions.
See two picturesque lakeside towns in Italy and Switzerland in a single day with this time-saving guided tour. Begin with a guided tour of Como to take in highlights like the cathedral and old town in just two hours. After free time for lunch, hop on the train to Lugano (own expense) with your guide for a stroll through the center of Lugano. Admire the top sights together and enjoy free time to explore and shop before the return train.
Kayak on Lake Como, and see the sights of one of Italy’s largest lakes with a guide. After starting from Bellagio, you’ll paddle along Pescallo Bay, passing the Rockefeller cliffs and the Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni. Hear about the region and the lakeside sights from your guide as you go, and admire the plush villas that line the hills around Bellagio. A safety and training briefing is included at the start.
Marvel at the most spectacular villas and picturesque towns on the shores of Lake Como in the golden light of dusk with this sunset cruise. Set sail from Bellagio on board a 38-foot boat to cruise past highlights like Villa del Balbianello, Villa Carlotta, and Villa Melzi. Sip a glass of Prosecco and nibble on local specialties while you savor unique views from the water.
Pasta lovers—prepare to be amazed! This pasta-making class at a Cesarina’s home is the perfect way to learn new skills and taste incredible food too. As it’s a private class, you’ll have direct access to your teacher for questions along the way. Learn the secrets of the region’s most loved pasta dishes, and make three recipes. The best thing about the experience is that you get to eat the food at the end with wine included.
Learn to create classic dishes of the Lombardy region with a private cooking class in Lake Como. A member of the acclaimed Cesarine network of chefs will welcome you into their home for a lesson in Milanese-style cuisine as you help prepare a 3-course menu featuring northern Italian favorites like polenta, risotto, meatballs, osso bucco, and tiramisu. When the cooking’s done, sit down with your host to enjoy the homemade meal with wine pairings.
If there’s one dish everyone wishes they could bring home from Italy, it’s fresh egg pasta, a northern Italian signature. Learn how to mix, roll, cut, and cook your own fresh pasta alongside a local chef in their home around Bellagio—then eat it for lunch or dinner along with wine and coffee or tea. With numbers capped at just 10 travelers, you’re sure to master the tricks of the trade.
Use your time in Como to learn more about wine with a sommelier-led tasting session in the heart of the city. Taking place in an elegant wine shop near Como old town, the wine tasting includes plenty of samples along with all the information you need about each varietal. Nice touch: The group is limited to just 12 people for a more sociable and intimate experience.
Italy’s most iconic dish by far is pasta, and with this hands-on cooking class, you can discover the secrets to turning out fresh pasta dishes like an authentic Italian “nonna” with a local chef. Learn how to prepare and roll out the “sfoglia”, or sheet of pasta, and then cut or shape it to suit your sauce. Once both pasta and sauce are ready, relax over lunch to enjoy what you’ve prepared.
Indulge yourself in northern Italian deliciousness with this cooking class. Meet your professional chef in a charming, family-run restaurant near Varenna and learn how to make specialty dishes, sip wine, and then enjoy the tasty food you've just helped to prepare. All food and beverages are included.
When it’s time to leave Como, get to Malpensa Airport in Milan in style and comfort, using a private transfer from your hotel or the center of town. You’ll relax on the road before your onwards flight, leaving the map work and traffic logistics in the hands of a local professional who knows the area well.
Hello my name is Roberto, but for friends "SuBacco" I have been living on Lake Como for several years and I will guide the tourist myself to discover the wonders of Lake Como.
Each Tour is for a limited number of people maximum eight (8pax)
We will meet at the "Sant' Agostino su Lungo Lario Trieste" dock.
**** From a Single Person...from €99 + €20 petrol per person
"PUBLIC TOUR" Shared boat with other people, lasting TWO HOURS (2h), during which there will be a description in various languages (Italian, English) of the stupendous villas and main attractions which can only be enjoyed from the lake from a boat, with the possibility of lingering and enjoying the marvelous scenery and taking unique photographs from the perspective of the lake in absolute tranquillity.
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE: DRIVER, MUSIC, WATER BOTTLES AND INSURANCE.
NOT INCLUDED: PETROL (FUEL WILL BE PAID IN PERSON, FOR A FLAT-RATE AMOUNT OF "20 EURO" PER PERSON)
See the best of Lake Como in a single day with this private tour. Set off via speedboat from Como to Bellagio for a guided walking tour of the old town, including stops at the Basilica of San Giacomo and Punta Spartivento. Then hop over to Varenna by boat to stroll the picturesque lanes before catching the ferry to take in the top villas along the lakeshore from the water.
8 hours 30 minutes
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