Bellagio Water activities

Our most recommended Bellagio Water activities

Lake Como: Small-Group Kayak Tour

1. Lake Como: Small-Group Kayak Tour

Prior to departure, you will be briefed by the guide to ensure maximum safety conditions. Then, head out on the lake to start your adventure with your open-deck kayak.  As a small group, you will see the sights from the water and enjoy fantastic views of the surrounding countryside from your kayak. You’ll kayak around the Bellagio peninsula, which offers an open view of the landscape to the north of the lake and the Alps.  On your left will be Villa Serbelloni and Rockefeller Foundation Park. You will also reach Punta Spartivento, the center of Lake Como. Your tour guide will provide narration and assistance throughout the tour.

From Milan: Lake Como and Bellagio Full-Day Trip

2. From Milan: Lake Como and Bellagio Full-Day Trip

Departure by bus from Milan as your tour leader welcomes you onboard. After about 1 hour, you will reach Como, with its beautiful medieval alleys, large squares, wonderful Gothic Cathedral, and bars that invite tourists to have a gourmet break. Admire the beautiful landscapes around Lake Como, characterized by the marvelous villas and the lush greenery that is reflected in the waters of the lake. Get a different perspective by sailing on the lake by boat. You will reach the enchanting Bellagio, one of the most beautiful tourist resorts and an elegant town that attracts thousands of visitors each day. Before returning to Milan, you will make an excursion to the upper part of the lake, towards the Monte del Ghisallo. Here, you will visit the Church dedicated to the Virgin Mary, a reference point for the many cyclists passionate about two-wheeled excursions along mountain trails.

Lake Como: Golden Hour Guided Kayak Tour

3. Lake Como: Golden Hour Guided Kayak Tour

After a safety briefing, head out on the lake to start your open deck kayaking adventure. Your tour guide will provide narration and assistance throughout the tour. Circumnavigate the Bellagio peninsula, admiring the views of the landscape to the North in the direction of the Alps. On your left will be Villa Serbelloni and Rockefeller Foundation Park, which is a well-preserved park full of greenery. On your right will be Varenna’s coast. After rounding the peninsula’s edge, you will find the Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni where you will start heading back to Pescallo. On the way back to the starting point, enjoy the fantastic views of the countryside from your kayak.

Bellagio: Vintage Wooden Boat Rowing Experience on Lake Como

4. Bellagio: Vintage Wooden Boat Rowing Experience on Lake Como

Hop on board a vintage wooden boat and live the day as a local rower during this experience at Lake Como. Enjoy the pristine water and take in the tower mountains before enjoying a glass of wine and focaccia (flat Italian bread) or pizza. Start your journey from the picturesque Pescallo Bay, surrounded by the majestic property of the Rockefeller Foundation. Let your cares fall away as you row on the clear water, surrounded by mountains and charming villages. Later in the afternoon, relax and take a few memorable photos. End your experience with your complimentary wine and local meal.

Bellagio: Lake Como Sunset Kayak Villas Experience

5. Bellagio: Lake Como Sunset Kayak Villas Experience

Kayak on Lake Como at sunset and see the area’s picture-perfect villas during this guided tour from Loppia di Bellagio. Take in the sights from the water and enjoy the fantastic views of the countryside from your own kayak. Meet your guide at Loppia, an ancient hamlet of Bellagio, then walk together to the starting point right below the iconic Scalotta di Loppia (Staircase of Loppia), where you’ll be able to admire the Church of Santa Maria di Loppia. Listen as your guide prepares you prior to departure to ensure maximum safety conditions. Then board your kayak to officially start the activity. Be amazed by the colors and tranquility of the lake that comes after the overwhelming afternoon boat traffic. Experience a number of villas from a unique perspective and a slow relaxing pace. See Villa Melzi, Villa Gerli Trivulzio, Villa Trotti, and Villa Placida. Continue to paddle across the lake and admire the one and only Villa del Balbianello, which has been movie set for “007: Casino Royale” and “Star Wars.”

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What people are saying about Bellagio

The activity tour leader was brilliant from start to finish. On time at the meeting point. There were a few people that were late but we were all happy to wait. Everyone received a bottle of water. Our bags were kept secure. We were provided with dry bags for phones. The whole kayak experience was very informative of all the historic places in the area. We stopped on several occasions for pictures. At the end of the trip we were provided with complementary bellini, which was very tasty.

We had a great time on this kayak tour. It was amazing to be out on the water early in the morning it was so peaceful. We kayaked to different areas of interest and our guide explained the significance to the Bellagio area. Perfect way to start the day. I highly recommend!

Such a unique and fun way to experience the lake! The guide shared lots of interesting information about Bellagio and made it extra special with a thoughtful surprise at the end! Easy to find and would definitely recommend!

The guide is very knowledgeable about the area and places great emphasis on the safety of the tour. Great experience kayaking around the lake with nice scenery. Would recommend for different experience in Bellagio.

We loved our friendly guide who shared lots of local information during our one hour paddle around Bellagio.