See the best of Switzerland and Italy on a day trip to Lugano and Lake Como from Milan. Led by a local guide, cruise Lake Como on a sightseeing boat while you keep your eyes peeled for celebrity villas. Then, make a stop in Bellagio, known as the 'pearl of Lake Como.' Continue into Switzerland, where you enjoy some free time to soak up the sights in Lugano. Check out the lakeside views or shop for Swiss chocolate before heading back to Milan.
Get a taste of Venice with this guided full-day trip from Milan. See the main sights in Venice, including St. Mark's Square, the Basilica of St. Mark's, the Grand Canal. Il Fenice opera house, the Rialto Bridge and the Doge's Palace. Learn about the history of each place you visit. Sit in on a fun glass-making workshop by local glassmakers. And then enjoy a 30-minute gondola ride at your own expense, cruising through the narrow canals of this splendid city, before heading back to Milan.
Board the Bernina Express, the historic red Swiss mountain train, for a ride along one of the most beautiful railway routes in the world. After a coach ride from Milan to Tirano, board the train to travel on the UNESCO-listed Bernina Express route with its unsurpassed alpine views. Look out at the Swiss Alps as you ride along the Bernina Pass to St Moritz, and then enjoy free time to explore the chic mountain town before your return to Milan.
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 a guide 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.
Take an unforgettable rail tour through the majestic Swiss Alps on this day trip from Milan. Ride the rails along the spectacular Bernina Pass to the famous resort town of St Moritz. Admire the UNESCO-listed scenery along the railway route. Explore the picturesque town on your own before the return trip to Milan.
Get swept up in the scenery and romance of Verona and Lake Garda on a day trip from Milan. Led by a local guide, begin with a walking tour of Verona, passing the main square of Piazza delle Erbe, the Roman Arena and the house of Juliet where Shakespeare enthusiasts can call out to Romeo from the balcony. After pausing for lunch, head to the lakeside village of Sirmione to explore the medieval streets, famous castle and stunning views.
For a Lake Como day trip from Milan, look no further. A great way to discover the timeless beauty of the Italian lakes, this experience includes a walking tour of the chic lake town of Como plus a Lake Como cruise to see snow-peaked mountains and luxury lakeside villas from the water. In the summer, visit the village of Bellagio for free time to eat and explore. In the winter, take a gondola ride from Como to Brunate to soak up the lakeland views.
Get to the lovely Lake Como and Lugano from Milan on this tour, which offers the opportunity for a cruise across the lake. For two hours, appreciate the view from the boat from the still water. Visit the Como Cathedral, then cross the lake. Look at the villas and chalets, then enter Switzerland to explore the city of Lugano.
Discover the enchanting beauty of the Alps on board the highest train in Europe with an expert guide. Through breathtaking landscapes you will arrive in Switzerland in the tourist town of St. Moritz. Here you can taste delicious desserts or go shopping in luxurious shops.
• 2-hour and 20-minute train ride
• English explanation on the train
• Taste the delicate chocolates in a renowned pastry shop
• Stroll through the luxurious shops
• Travel by comfortable coach
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For those with extra time in Milan, embark on the short journey to the Swiss Alps during this full-day tour. Head to the town of St. Moritz in Switzerland and enjoy dessert tastings and time to shop. Then, take the famous Bernina Express that climbs over 7,000 feet (2,253 meters) to Tirano, with breathtaking views of the Alps.
Pushed for time in Italy? Then use a day in Milan to visit Venice on this day trip. Travel by coach to the ‘Floating City,’ and admire its skyline on a boat ride across Venice Lagoon. Take a walking tour around must-sees including the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark’s Square, and enjoy the afternoon to sightsee, stroll, and shop independently before a return boat trip and coach ride back to Milan. Hotel pickup included.
Shop 'til you drop (and save money while doing it) on this day trip to Serravalle Designer Outlet from Milan, with round-trip transfers. Board a comfortable coach in Milan for the 60-mile (100-kilometer) ride to the outlet center. Once there, go wild popping into as many of the 200 shops that your time there will afford. Take advantage of discounts of 70% off name brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Adidas, Versaci, Timberland, and more. For more benefits, upgrade the tour to the VIP Shopping Pass and get a 10% discount and fast-track coach boarding.
Explore the timeless beauty of one of Italy's most famous lakes with this day tour of Lake Como from Milan. Travel from Milan by train to the picturesque town of Como. Go on a walking tour of Como with your guide. Take a leisurely and romantic boat ride on the lake in the afternoon.
Spend a lazy day on Lake Garda with this day-long trip around the main lakeside towns. Aboard an air-conditioned bus, you’ll travel around the shores in comfort, stopping to visit towns such as Limone sul Garda, Lazise, and Salò along the way. Different routes operate on different days, so check before you book. No matter what tour you book, each experience ends on a high note with a boat ride on the lake.
Drop into Florence for a day on this action-packed day trip to Florence from Milan. Hop on a high-speed train in Milan and enjoy the amazing Italian countryside on your way to the capital of Tuscany. Enjoy a hop-on hop-off bus tour, a great primer for getting to know the city. And then hit the must-sees of this Renaissance city. Visit the Duomo, Florence's grand cathedral and spend some time lingering in well-known Gothic churches such as Santo Maria Novella. If selected, get skip-the-line admission to the amazing Uffizi Gallery. Also, upgrade to get more comfort with business-class seats on the train.
Take a day off from Milan and spend the day in Rome, the Eternal City and the capital of Italy. Relax on the train journey and then get ready to explore: see the historical center from a hop-on hop-off bus tour and learn about the history of the city and each place as you ride around on the open-air double-decker bus. Pass by or stop at Piazza Venezia, the Trevi Fountain, and the Colosseum. And if chosen, get a skip-the-line ticket for the Vatican Museums to see world-class art. You can also upgrade to travel business class on the train.
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. A Lake Como boat cruise takes you to visit Villa Melzi's lush gardens and the opulent Villa del Balbianello, including a traditional lunch at a lakefront restaurant.
Go beyond Milan to discover a world of Swiss-Italian mountains and meadows from the seat of the red Bernina Express train. Known as one of the world’s most scenic train journeys complete with ice fields and waterfalls, the Bernina Express is a bucket list trip but the logistics can be tricky. This day trip makes it easy, packaging coach transport from Milan with a round-trip Bernina Express ticket from Tirano to glitzy St. Moritz. You even get a lunch stop in the cuisine-rich Valtellina region.
Spend a day in Verona on a trip from Lake Garda, and discover the charms of a city with Roman ruins, links to Shakespeare, and an Old Town with an abundance of elegant shops. On a tour, see and learn about Verona’s showpiece sights include Juliet’s House, the Pietra Bridge, and the shopping street of Via Mazzini. Round-trip transport from Lake Garda region hotels is included.
Explore Genoa on a day trip from Milan, and visit the seaside villages of Portofino and Santa Margherita, too. With a guide, you’ll discover the delights of Genoa Old Town, an impressive medieval center that’s believed to be the largest in Europe. Learn about the city’s links to Sir Christopher Columbus, hear tales of ancient maritime history, then cross the sea by boat to Portofino. After another short cruise to Santa Margherita, you’ll return to Milan in the evening.
Discover the best of Verona and Sirmione on a day trip from Bergamo. Take a walking tour of Verona, Shakespeare’s setting for his play 'Romeo and Juliet,' seeing the balcony associated with Juliet, and massive Roman Arena. Enjoy free time to stroll, shop, or have lunch (own expense), and continue to Sirmione, overlooking Lake Garda. Explore this medieval town independently, perhaps visiting its castle and Roman villa, before returning to Bergamo.
Experience the beauty of Lake Como and the stunning views from atop the Swiss and Italian Alps on this full-day tour from Milan. Stop in the historic lakeshore village of Varenna—one of the lake’s most charming—and enjoy lunch in the Valtellina valley before ascending the Alps on the scenic Bernina Express train. The UNESCO-listed ride lets you straddle two countries and one of Europe’s great mountain ranges.
The lakes and mountains of Italy and Switzerland are in easy reach of Milan, but it’s difficult to know the best spots to visit and how to reach them if you’re new to the area. This Lake Como and Bernina Express tour makes the stunning scenery accessible with round-trip coach transport from Milan, a ride on one of the world’s most famous alpine train routes, and free time in the glamorous ski town of St. Moritz.
Discover the Cinque Terre of Italy’s Riviera on this full-day trip from Milan. Drive along this UNESCO-listed coast, home to the five colorful villages of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso. Explore cliffside Manarola independently, and take the coastal train to Monterosso for more free time to relax, eat, and stroll. Finish with a scenic boat trip, admiring the cliff-perched villages from the sea. Round-trip coach transport and Milan hotel pickup included.