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Lecco

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From Milan: Lake Como, St. Moritz & Bernina Train Day Trip

1. From Milan: Lake Como, St. Moritz & Bernina Train Day Trip

Board a luxury coach and head to the historic town of Lecco before making your way to the shores of Lake Como. Board a private boat and cruise across the calm water just after sunrise. During the cruise, enjoy the view of picturesque villages like Bellagio and Varenna and of some famous villas. Continue to St. Moritz by coach and get stunning views of the valleys and breathtaking landscapes like Chiavenna and Bregaglia. Pass through the Alpine valleys of Graubünden and the dramatic Maloja Pass through the Swiss Alps. Arrive in St Moritz and get some free time to explore and enjoy lunch or a snack at your own pace. Browse the upscale fashion stores, go for a promenade along the lake or sip a hot chocolate in one of the village cafés. Then, board the Bernina Red Train and take a breathtaking ride along one of the most beautiful rail routes in the world. Arrive at the village of Tirano to cross the Valtellina on the way back to Milan.

Paré, Lake Como: Sailing Boat Experience

2. Paré, Lake Como: Sailing Boat Experience

Experience the freedom of sailing on the stunning eastern side of Lake Como. Embark on a guided half-day or full-day sailing tour from Malgrate, near Lecco, to discover clear blue waters, lush vegetation, mountains above you, and beautiful little towns on the shores of the lake. Enjoy a glass of prosecco to toast your trip. Admire the views of Baia di Parè, Malgrate, Lecco, Abbadia and the high mountains of this wild area. Jump in to the crystal clear waters for a swim, or take the wheel and try your hand at being captain. The wind and your skippers will guide you, as you relax and enjoy this wonderful adventure on Lake Como.

From Milan: Lake Como Cruise with Visits to Como & Bellagio

3. From Milan: Lake Como Cruise with Visits to Como & Bellagio

Explore one of the most picturesque regions of northern Italy on a full-day sightseeing tour to the celebrities’ favorite destination of Lake Como. Visit the beautiful cities of Como and Bellagio, take a cruise on the lake, and admire the scenic views of the region. During the bus ride out from Milan, informative commentary will be given on the historical landmarks and the spectacular landscape along the way. Upon arrival in Como, take a walking tour of the scenic town center, where nature, art and local traditions collide. Learn about the many great poets and writers who have been enchanted and inspired by the beauty of Como’s villas, gardens and fairytale atmosphere. Next, climb aboard a boat for a cruise up the lake to Bellagio, known as the “Pearl of the Lake” by those in the know. Lunch is available to purchase onboard. After, head to the Sanctuary of Madonna del Ghisallo, the patron saint of cyclists.  This is one of the most famous places for cycling enthusiasts and a destination for thousands of sportsmen from all over the world. Inside the church, you will be able to admire keepsakes, iconic jerseys, and bicycles of the most loved cyclists in the world including Coppi, Bartali, Merckx, Motta, and Pantani.

Lake Como: Sunset Sailing Experience with Aperitivo

4. Lake Como: Sunset Sailing Experience with Aperitivo

Experience adventure, relaxation, and nature as you take in the breathtaking sunset on the eastern side of Lake Como. Float along the lake with your legs swinging out of the boat, slightly touching the water, a glass Prosecco in hand, and admire the colors of the horizon transforming around you.  Enjoy fine-dining finger food with local specialties including freshwater fish and take in the view over Baia di Parè, Malgrate, Lecco, Abbadia and the mountains surrounding this wild area. Swim in the crystal clear waters and take dramatic photos of the sunset. Switch off and unwind as the wind guides you through Italy's most beautiful lake.

Lake Como: Venetian-Style Boat Cruise in Small Groups

5. Lake Como: Venetian-Style Boat Cruise in Small Groups

Experience Lake Como like a real VIP with a half-day intimate boat tour. The tour offers an intimate experience on an exclusive boat just fro your group. Jump onboard a beautiful Venetian-style boat and prepare for a 4-hour tour, without the stress of a large tour group or tour guide. In Varenna, stop for a 15-minute coffee break before beginning the best part of the cruise: a journey through the extravagant villas, such as Villa Carlotta, Villa Balbianello, Villa La Cassinella, and many other beautiful architectural wonders and stunning landscapes. Don’t forget to toast to life with a glass of prosecco while you stare at this romantic view. Next, admire the beauty of Isola Comacina, a little island rich in history and nature before arriving in Bellagio, "The Pearl of Lake Como". Here, enjoy an hour of free time to explore the city at your own pace before beginning the journey back to the meeting point.

Lake Como Near Milan: Coffee Break on a Sailboat

6. Lake Como Near Milan: Coffee Break on a Sailboat

Relax as you sail on beautiful Lake Como which is not far from Milan. Feel the tranquil quiet as you glide over clear water and through idyllic landscapes. Warm up with hot drinks and some delectable fresh-baked goodies. After departing you’ll be sailing in the bay or heading north, depending on the winds of the day. Stop in the middle of the lake and be served a warm coffee or hot tea with some pastries from a local pastry shop. Chill on the sailboat with your hot drink and let the harmony of a winter day on Lake Como reinvigorate you.

Milan Private Airport Transfer

7. Milan Private Airport Transfer

Prebook a private transfer by taxi and enjoy a comfortable and hassle-free ride from Malpensa Airport to your city-center accommodation. This 45-minute service is priced for a group of up to 4 or 7 passengers. If your flight is early or subject to delay, the service provider will track your flight's expected arrival time and send your driver at the correct time. Once your plane has landed, you will have 1 hour to meet your driver, who will be waiting for you in the arrivals area, holding a sign with your name. Transfers are also available for departures, with pick-up at your accommodation provided.

From Lecco: VIP Shopping Trip to Bellagio

8. From Lecco: VIP Shopping Trip to Bellagio

Avoid the stress of navigating a foreign public transportation system or trying to find a parking space in Bellagio with this luxury boat trip. Simply hop on a Venetian-style boat and relax as you take in the breathtaking views of Lake Como as you make your way to Bellagio. Upon arrival in Bellagio, enjoy 2 hours of free time to do all your shopping — a map will be provided with suggestions to help you with this mission. After exhausting your feet and your bank balance, make your way back to the dock and begin the journey back to Lecce.  On the way back, pop open a bottle of prosecco and toast to your VIP morning.

Lake Como: Valvarrone Valley Hike with Picnic Lunch

9. Lake Como: Valvarrone Valley Hike with Picnic Lunch

Hike up the Valvarrone Valley with a live guide for a day out with unbeatable views. Discover the rural side of Lake Como see old villages, woods, and military signs from the First World War. Begin your hike walking from the village's core to the woods, following the old military trail with your live guide, a gastronomy expert. Walk along the track and pass by old trenches and visible signs from the First World War. Stroll through the mountain until you see a little church known as the Madonna di Bondo. Marvel at your surroundings and tuck into a tasty picnic lunch made with local ingredients. Listen as your gastronomy expert shares hidden secrets about the Valley and gives you tips on the food and the culture. Experience a day out in mother nature and see the rural side of Lake Como.If you enjoy the great outdoors, are a food fanatic, and are passionate about Italian culture and history, then this is a tour not to be missed.

Lecco: Mount Resegone Sunset Hike with Craft Beer Tasting

10. Lecco: Mount Resegone Sunset Hike with Craft Beer Tasting

Climb to the top of Mount Resegone to admire the glow of the sunset on this hiking tour from the city of Lecco. Delight your senses during a beer tasting experience at a brewery on Lake Como and choose a bottle of beer to take with you to enjoy during the sunset. Meet your local guide and start by sampling some local craft beers at one of the most recognized craft breweries on Lake Como. Pair your beer tasting with some delicious appetizers. Choose a beer to take with you and get ready for your hike. Head to a natural reserve on Lake Como which proudly stands over Lecco, the Adda River, and Brianza. Discover mountain foraging techniques from your guide and be surprised by how much food you can find on your hike. Once you reach the summit of Mount Resegone have a seat, relax, and sip on your beer while the warm light of the sunset falls on the stunning view below. If you’re hungry when you get back from the hike, you can use your discount voucher at the brewery.

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What people are saying about Lecco

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 149 reviews

I had the best tour guide Oleg! He was so knowledgeable and made the tour amazing. He pointed out some amazing food places and was truly a great guy. I needed help getting a train back from Milan and he sat and helped me pick the right train so I would make it on time! Overall an amazing experience! Highly recommend checking the weather to pack accordingly

It was a beautiful day for a cruise on Lake Como. I enjoyed learning about the origin of Lake Como and Bellagio. The villas on the lakeside were amazing to see. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. I highly recommend this tour.

This day was excellent! Our guide was perfect and there weren't many of us in our group. Everything was very well organized and we have good explanations of the monuments. Thanks to Stefano, our guide! It was great !

Really well organised trip. Tour guide Olage was very informative and plenty of time at both stops.

Our driver was perfect and has a very clean and comfortable Mercedes!