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From Milan: Lake Como, Bellagio, and Varenna Guided Day Trip

1. From Milan: Lake Como, Bellagio, and Varenna Guided Day Trip

Marvel at the stunning mountain scenery around Lake Como on a guided day tour from Milan. Marvel at the Mediterranean and Alpine scenery on a summer cruise to Varenna and Bellagio. Begin your journey by bus and travel directly from Milan to Como. Join your guide on a walking tour to discover Como Cathedral and other historical gems. In summer, hop on a private boat along the lake and listen to a live commentary highlighting top villas, gardens, and other sites. Disembark at Varenna, Stroll through the cobblestone corridors of this picturesque village and feel the charm of its tranquil streets. Board another ferry to the colorful Bellagio , regarded as one of the most beautiful and idyllic towns in the region, and enjoy 2 hours of free time. Relax and savor a regional meal at one of the local restaurants. Finally, board your bus back to Milan where you can sit back and take advantage of the onboard Wi-Fi to share your photos of the day’s unforgettable memories.

From Milan: Lake Como and Bellagio Day Trip

2. From Milan: Lake Como and Bellagio Day Trip

Discover the third-largest lake in Italy, Como Lake, on this bus tour from Milan. Ride from Milan to the lake on a comfortable bus. Marvel at Mediterranean and Alpine scenery private boat cruise to Bellagio. Along the shores, from Tremezzina toIsola Comacina and Bellagio, see wonderful villas and gardens with plenty of flowers, as well as exotic and rare plants. In Como, visit the center of the city with your guide, and explore the picturesque streets, beautiful architecture, and stunning views. Situated where Lake Como divides into 2 branches, Como and Lecco, Bellagio offers amazing panoramas. Bellagio itself is famous for its wonderful villas, with parks, and beautiful Italian and English gardens.

From Milan: Lake Como Small Group Tour with a Private Driver

3. From Milan: Lake Como Small Group Tour with a Private Driver

This 9-hour small group guided tour will introduce to you the most famous lake of Italy - Lake Como, together with its remarkable villas and breathtaking panoramic view. The tour includes the private luxury transfer to/from Milan and reservations for one of the most important restaurants in Lake Como as well as an expert guide & visit of famous villas. The guided tour starts near Piazza Duomo of Milan, where you will start your journey in a luxury Mercedes Car (with air conditioning and Wi-Fi) with a professional driver will drive you directly to Cernobbio, one of the most famous lakeside towns in Lake Como. The tour guide will introduce to you the history of Cernobbio, for which, since 19th century, has been reborn into a world-famous luxury resort destination. To introduce to our guest the most beautiful experience of Lake Como, we will prepare lunch reservation for our clients in Villa D’Este, which will allow clients to visit the renaissance interior design and garden of the Villa (if Villa D'Este is fully booked, we will suggest and book another place). Before becoming the global symbol of luxury hospitality, since 15th century, the Villa had always been the residence of the most noble Italian families. After Cernobbio, you will enjoy a short boat ride to arrive at Como city center. From Como center, your guide will accompany you for a leisure walk along the lake to Villa Olmo. Villa Olmo was constructed after Villa d’Este in 18th century with neoclassic design. Its beauty is complemented with extensive and elegant lake front symmetric gardens, sculptures, fountains and immense English garden in the back. Being one of very limited Lake Como villas that remain opened to the public, Villa Olmo gives visitors the unique opportunity to admire the prestigious life style of Italian most privileged social class in the past. Back to Como center, you will start to learn more about the Como city by itself. Como has a long history dated back even before Roman empire, was ruled by multiple Italian, German and Austrian emperors due to its strategic location. You will stop by the Duomo of Como, the last Gothic Duomo built in Italy and the most important religious site of the city. From Duomo of Como, you will continue to explore the city centers led by narrow marble streets through other important sites such as Piazza San Fedele, Via Vitani, Piazza Cavour. To end a long, exciting day in Lake Como, you will take a funicular to Brunate (if it is open and is not too crowded), where you can enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of lake Como and admire for all the destination you have visited during the day. From here, your private driver will pick you up and go straight back to Piazza Duomo in Milan. A different pickup & dropoff place can be arranged as well.

Lake Como: Easy Mountain Trek with Funicular & Boat Ride

4. Lake Como: Easy Mountain Trek with Funicular & Boat Ride

Meet your guide in front of the funicular station in Downtown Como and enjoy a cable train ride uphill. Once you’ve arrived in Brunate, start your excursion through the scenic mountainside path winding through characteristic villages. Listen to your guide tell you everything about Como and its surrounding mountains. Wander through stunning mountain landscapes and forests crossing the mountains of Blevio, Sorto, and Cazzannoro before reaching the enchanting hamlet of Monte Piatto. Take in panoramic views over the lake from the church Santa Elisabetta. Head over to see the peculiar Pietra Pendula, a gigantic boulder suspended on the apex of limestone rock. Reach the small village of Piazzaga where you will have a lunch break with local freshly prepared food in a typical Baita. Continue the tour to the small village of Piazzaga and pass by the fascinating Massi Avelli along the way. Descend to the picturesque town of Torno from where you’ll be able to take one last breathtaking view over the lake before returning to Downtown Como by boat.

The Grandeur of Como: Villa Olmo and Brunate Funicular

5. The Grandeur of Como: Villa Olmo and Brunate Funicular

Enjoy a walking tour discovering Italy’s silk capital, Como. Our favourite guide will disclose the history of the landmarks of the main town of the lake, where major silk producers built their factories and famous inventor Alessandro Volta was born. After strolling through the historic centre among ancient buildings and local workshops, enjoy a delicious ice cream while admiring Villa Olmo. Then, we will head to Brunate where we will take the funicular and enjoy breathtaking views over lakes and mountains below. Pickup: Vicolo Duomo, 22100 Como CO, Italy Drop-Off: Brunate - funicolare, 22034 Brunate, Province of Como, Italy With a supplement, we can provide transfer by car or minivan to the starting locations of the tour. Please let us know about your hotel/apartment location and we will able to quote the pick-up and drop-off for you.

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What people are saying about Brunate

It was amazing. Guide tour was brilliant. Lots of time in each place. I didn’t feel rushed at any place. Would deffo recommend!

For cruise portion, have everyone sit below deck if it is windy. It was hard to hear the guide even with earbuds.

Fantastic arrangements across the whole trip. Great guide. Loved it. Good value for money, time well spent

Fantastic tour, the tour guide was very helpful and informative, would recommend this tour!

fantastic day out and you get to see alot of the lake and surrounding areas.