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.
Do not miss the opportunity to visit two countries and two lakes on a full day tour starting from Como!
Firstly you will reach the lake town of Lugano in Switzerland by coach and you will have free time to visit the picturesque city center, taste some Swiss Chocolate and have lunch.
Bus ride will take you the small village of Cadenabbia, where both Queen Victoria of England and Zar Nicholas of Russia used to spend some time in many years ago. From there you will take a panoramic cruise and you will reach Bellagio, called the “pearl of Lake Como”. Disembarking in Bellagio, you will enjoy your time in this idyllic and relaxing place.
After that, you will take a ferry boat and you will have to chance to see this increbible lake from a different perspective and experience a magnificent lake cruise up to Como.
During the 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.
Best way to visit the area.
Do not waste your time on a boat to Bellagio! Discover and experience with a private guided tour.
You will have a real sense of our territory, tradition, history, architecture, wine & food specialties etc. Tour on private van + ferry boat.
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Lake Como sits on the foot of the Alps and offers some of the most beautiful scenery in Italy’s Lake District. Explore the historic city center of Como and walk around its medieval streets. Enjoy a cruise on the lake to Villa d’Este in Cernobbio to explore its exotic gardens. Then, depending on the season, stop at either Bellagio or Brunate to walk around and enjoy a coffee or gelato.
This 6-days private tour will start in Milan and end in Venice. In a few days, you will see the most beautiful lake scenery in northern Italy: Lake Como and Lake Garda.
The tour will end in one of the most enchanting cities in the world, Venice.
Leave the tricky logistics to the experts and enjoy a stress-free day on Lake Como with this private tour. Save hours with hotel pickup and transportation to Bellagio to explore at your own pace. Afterwards, set sail for a boat tour of the lake to admire the villas along the shore, docking in the fishing village of Varenna for a stroll. End at the Castle of Vezio for an aperitivo with a view.
Experience the fantastic flavors and scenery of northern Italy’s Valtellina region with this private day trip from Milan. Ride the private car north to the Italian Alps, where you’ll meet your guide on the shores of beautiful Lake Como for a walking tour of Varenna, a charming fishing village. Then travel in a private vehicle to Valtellina to explore its historic villages where you will have the opportunity to stop for an optional lunch in a typical restaurant. In addition, you may choose to partake in an optional wine tasting before returning back to Lake Como. Extend the trip with an optional overnight stay, spa visit and tour of the renowned resort town Bormio.
A panoramic tour that will let you discover the natural and scenic beauties of our lake, on board the historical ferry. A journey of 2 hours and a half, where you will admire the magnificent views and the most characteristic villages of Lake Como. Prepare your camera and enjoy the view!
At the beginning and at the end of the cruise, you will visit the beautiful city of Como and the characteristic village of Varenna.
Como is the largest and most important city on the lake, fascinating and rich in history, art, monuments and enchanting corners.
Varenna is an ancient fishing village, romantic, characteristic and engaging. In Como we suggest you to visit the beautiful cathedral and walk along the streets of the historic center or along the lake. In Varenna take a walk on the beautiful “walk of lovers” and explore its narrow streets and hidden corners.
Como is much more than a playground of luxury villas and lavish restaurants for the wealthy, but an area of rich history, culture, and natural beauty. With this tour, you’ll set out to explore Como’s historic old town to learn about the city’s Roman and Medieval past from your guide. You’ll visit historic sites, browse artisan crafts in the shops, and enjoy views of the lake from the waterside promenade.
Nice view of lake Como and surrounding plus the several little villages around the water or clinged on the side of the Italian Alps. Learn a bit about local history, geography, food and wine. Your lunch possibly in a typical restaurant and the interesting visit to a winery!
Have you decided to go to Lake Como for your holidays and don't know how to get there from Milan Malpensa Airport?
Don't worry, we'll do it!
Book a private transfer of up to 7 people, so you will avoid the long queues for taxis at the airport and travel in the comfort of a luxury car or Premium minivan.
The professional driver will wait for your arrival at the airport or at the hotel reception or at the private address provided, showing a card with your name to take you to the destination you have booked quickly and without problems, while you enjoy the view .
Como and its lakeside are a long, shining necklace of small pearls: towns, gardens and villas which dot the coastline, in an enchanting balance of shapes and colors. Bellagio, Tremezzo, Lenno are just some of the charming locations where you may stop to enjoy a beautiful view of Lake Como.
This private tour, starting from the chief town Como, will lead you to the gorgeous Villa Carlotta, well known for its Neoclassic art collection and its botanical garden. Hence, you will cross the lake to reach its pearl, Bellagio, where a Napoleonic mansion stands with its park.
In these surroundings, art meets nature with the same grace of the majestic mountains, harmoniously meeting lake waters.
A one-day private guided tour starting from Como or Milan. We reach Stresa on a comfortable 8-seat van and then using a private taxi-boat we will visit the three famous Borromeo Islands: the elegant internals and the gardens of Isola Bella Palace (N.B. open from March to October). On Isola dei Pescatori or Isola Bella lunch on your own for a taste of the delicious local food and wines in a typical restaurant.
Come join us on this amazing and unforgettable experience, getting on board the Bernina Express: this is not a simple train, but a real arena overlooking the fascinating spectacle of the nature. A breath-taking astonishing thrilling journey along steep slopes will take you to the highest spot a train can reach in all Europe: 7392 feet above sea level! From Tirano to St.Moritz, you will run along villages, small hamlets, rivers, lakes and glaciers. Once arrive to St.Moritz you will have the opportunity to relax, walking on the lakeside or visiting the historic centre of this renowned village. Our driver will take you to the beautiful Silvaplana Lake where, on windy days, you can admire spectacular kitesurfing acrobatics. During the return journey by car, you will cross the mountain pass of Maloja, a panoramic road a panoramic road immersed in the woods between the Italian and Swiss Alps.
an example of one of the menu and wine paring:
-“Carpaccio Celtico” mille-feuille and a selection of cheeses with a lime foam
Sparkling Italian Champagne
-Fresh durum wheat ravioli with Triangolo Lariano cheese and butter
Sangiovese prom Toscany
-Riserva San Massimo Carnaroli risotto of the day
Nebbiolo from Piedmont
-Steamed zander with lentil and leek purée
-Mango and passion fruit sorbet Lamb in a myrtle and mustard crust Raspberry panna cotta
-Lamb in a myrtle and mustard crust
-Raspberry panna cotta
Sweet italian Wine
Lake Como is known throughout the world for wonderful views, grand private and public villas and lush gardens.
In recent years the Lario has experienced an increase in interest as a location for film sets for important national and international advertising campaigns and films.
Even the Lumière brothers filmed one of their first films) a natural film set. Among the most famous little ones, the "Shadow of Suspicion" with Antonio Banderas, "The defense of Luzhin" taken from the novel by Nabokov, "Ocean's Twelve ”,“ The Garden of Pleasure ”, silent film by Alfred Hitchcock,“ A Month at the Lake ”with Uma Thurman and Alessandro Gassman,“ Casino Royale ”and the second episode of the new Star Wars trilogy.
This tour focuses on some lake views that became particularly famous following their appearance on the big screen. Villa Carlotta and Villa del Balbianello will be the absolute protagonists.
Lake Lugano, surrounded by woody and majestic mountains, is dotted by small, charming villages that can be easily reached from the chief town. This exclusive tour will allow you to reach in complete relax and with a private transfer two of those settlements, which are particularly outstanding for their features.
After a pleasant guided visit to the town centre of Lugano, discovering its art treasures and elegant atmpspheres, you will reach a unique place: Campione d'Italia, an Italian enclave in Switzerland, where you will enjoy a walk on the waterfront and notice the monumental masses of the Casinò building, designed by Swiss architect Mario Botta.
Later, you will reach Morcote, a small cute town where the ancient Italian cultural substrate perfectly merges with the Swiss organization and order. The ideal match, indeed!
Around the Lake Lugano, nature meets harmoniously human presence. The woody mountains meet the waters on a coastline which is dotted by small, charming villages, besides of the chief town, rich in culture and art treasures.
This esclusive tour will allow you to experience the connections between the elements of this enchanting surroundings. First, a pleasant cruise will take you in sight of some of the lakeside settlements, such as Campione d'Italia, an Italian enclave in Switzerland, and Melide.
Later, a guided walking tour of Lugano will introduce you to its elegant atmosphere and outstanding monuments, like the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli. Finally, a short cableway transfer will bring you to the top of mount Brè, right in the outback of Lugano, for an easy and relaxing walk with an astonishing view on the landscape.
Meet your English speaking driver in Como and make a start on the one hour drive to Lago Maggiore- one of the largest lakes in Italy. Lago Maggiore is known for its stunning Alpine backdrop and elegant lakefront promenades. Once in Stresa, you will have a once in a lifetime chance to take in one of the most picturesque towns in Northern Italy. After a short stroll in Stresa, you will embark on a tour of the Borromean Islands, hopping off and on at one or all three of the tiny island towns of Isola Bella, Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Madre.
Have lunch on any of the three postcard perfect islands and be sure to take plenty of photos, as this trip is highly “instagrammable”!
After lunch a short ride will take us across the Italian/Swiss border. Our next stop will be Mendrisio where you will choose between outlet shopping at one of the best outlet malls in Europe or try your luck at the gaming casino. You’ll have about 2 hours to enjoy before we make the journey back to Como.
Lake Como, with its chief town Como, has been a leisure location since the Roman age: visited by aristocrats and wealthy citizens, it has kept this exclusive allure since then. Gorgeous gardens and villas are visible from the lake, while art treasures are scattered all around the lakeside, dotted by small, charming villages.
This private experience will allow you to discover the lake from an unusual perspective: by a helicopter, you will fly over Lario and perceive its characteristic "Y" shape, exploring the "sines and gulfs" described by the famous Italian writer Alessandro Manzoni in his masterpiece, "I promessi sposi".
Meanwhile, you will chill out sipping a glass of iced saprkling white wine: a toast to the wonders of this enchanting surrounding.
Lugano and its surroundings, facing the beautiful lake, have the peculiar charme of border places: here, different cultures and lordships have been in contact - or clash - since ever, making these land flourishing in economy and art.
This private tour will lead you to discover the soothing beauty of the chief town and its lake from a double perspective: a pleasant cruise will allow you to keep in sight the small, enchanting towns of Melide, Campione or Gandria; later, an easy walk will introduce you to the nice spots of the centre, with its remarkable monuments: the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli - with its Renaissance frescoes, or the cathedral of San Lorenzo.
The centre of Como is an amazing merge of Classicism and Rationalism; in front of it, the beautiful lake Lario meets the surrounding Alps, in a breathtaking encounter.
It is all a matter of balance, harmony, and this private tour will help you to feel it deeply.
After a pleasant walk in Como, reaching the majestic Baroque Cathedral as well as some masterpieces of Italian architecture of the 1920s, you will head to Cernobbio - with its exclusive Grand Hotel - and pass by Isola Comacina. Meanwhile, some outstanding mansions will be visible, facing the lake. A short transfer by ferryboat will lead you to Bellagio, the pearl of Lario, standing at the very heart of Lario, where the three branches meet one another. A few miles around, a saucerful of pure beauty.
If Lake Como is one of the jewels of northern Italy, Como is its chief town. The elegant and relaxing atmosphere of this city will be the surrounding of an exclusive private tour which will lead you to discover its most outstanding monuments, such as the impressive cathedral, and its gastronomic specialties.
The "Pazientina", an almond and vanilla cream cake, will be the perfect match for a good espresso coffee, to warm up your mind and body; afterwards, a tasting of truffle-based creams and dressings will amuse your smell. Finally, a couple of glasses of good wine will go together with a selection of local cold cuts and cheese, for an unforgettable aperitif on the lakeside.