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Our most recommended Lake Como Day Trips

  • Lake Como, Bellagio and Varenna: Full-Day Tour from Milan

    1. Lake Como, Bellagio and Varenna: Full-Day Tour from Milan

    Enjoy a memorable full-day trip by luxury coach to Lake Como, world famous for its beautiful villas and gardens. You’ll have a chance to admire the 3 branches of the lake, each with different landscapes. Stop in the town of Como for a walking tour of the city center and a visit to the neoclassical Villa Olmo and its lovely Italian garden. Next, take a relaxing cruise on the lake by private boat, and enjoy the spectacular views. Visit the colorful villages of Bellagio and Varenna. Take a walk along narrow cobblestoned streets and enjoy the charming surroundings.

    The Experience was really good, and it was value for money for me, but the coordination for meeting at the meeting spot was terrible, I was given the wrong address to meet in the morning .... so remember to call them and confirm the meeting spot beforehand and do not trust the meeting point said by the app.

  • From Milan: Lake Como and Bellagio Day Trip

    2. From Milan: Lake Como and Bellagio Day Trip

    Lake Como is the third-largest lake in Italy and is known for its incredible Mediterranean and Alpine scenery, as well as being a favorite locale among Hollywood stars. This day tour from Milan will show you the beauty and majesty of this Italian resort. Along the shores, from Cernobbio to Gravedona 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. Enjoy a funicular ride to Brunate village in the wintertime or head out onto the lake for a 2–hour panoramic boat cruise to Bellagio Island in the summer, undoubtedly the most famous resort on the lake. Situated where Lake Como divides into 2 branches, Como and Lecco, Bellagio offers amazing panoramas. Bellagio itself is famous for its wonderful vil...

    A pesar que no estaba disponible el tour en español para la fecha que necesitabamos, decidimos elegir este tour en inglés y nuestra guía Mara hizo un excelente trabajo en cuanto a las instrucciones, los comentarios y el manejo del tiempo; transporte cómodo y punto de encuentro central en Milan! 100% Recomendado :)

  • Lake Como with Bellagio and Lugano Day Trip from Milan

    3. Lake Como with Bellagio and Lugano Day Trip from Milan

    Escape the hustle and bustle of Milan for a relaxing tour of the countryside of northern Italy and southern Switzerland, traveling in air-conditioned comfort in groups of no more than 25 people. Relax as you take in Alpine views and see stunning lakes and villas.  In less than an hour, you’ll pass the Italian boarder and arrive in Switzerland and take a scenic drive to the foot of the Alps. The first destination on your great escape is Lugano, the so-called “Monte Carlo of Switzerland.” Featuring breathtaking panoramas and excellent shopping opportunities, it is a destination you do not want to miss.  If you are craving artistic culture, take a relaxing walk through town to Chiesa di Santa Maria di Loreto church. For a spot of retail therapy, make your way over to the beautiful downtown shopping area, brimming with inviting shops, rich Swiss chocolate, and fine luxury goods.  Next, re...

    "A very pleasent experience! The guide tour was very informative, interesting and refreshing, accompanied by great transportation."

  • Lake Como: Sailing Boat Experience

    4. 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.

    Non voglio commettere un errore nel mio italiano, quindi scriverò inglese AMAZING!!! We love the whole crew! They are a bunch of friends who have all known each other they’re entire lives. The boat was beautiful, you’re able to sit at the very front and take pictures of you & your friends if you want, they provided multiple bottles of prosecco and delicious cheese, crackers & meat. Mauro, Maurizio & Luca have my heart - they are so kind, funny, gentlemen. They all have interesting stories and hobbies - ask Luca about his Harley’s Speak italian to them, try your hardest! Embrace them.

  • From Como: Lugano, Bellagio and Cruise Experience

    5. From Como: Lugano, Bellagio and Cruise Experience

    Have the best of both worlds on this full-day tour of Switzerland and Italy. Departing from Como, travel in a comfortable coach to the Swiss town of Lugano where you will have some free time to visit the picturesque city center, taste some Swiss Chocolate and have lunch. After lunch, head to the small village of Cadenabbia, where both Queen Victoria of England and Zar Nicholas of Russia were frequent visitors. From there, take a panoramic cruise to reach Bellagio, also known as the “Pearl of Lake Como”. Disembarking in Bellagio, enjoy some free time to soak up the laid-back atmosphere of this idyllic and relaxing place. Later, board a ferry boat and get the opportunity to see the incredible Lake Como from a different perspective. During the cruise, take your time to look around and see the harmony between nature and architecture as you drift past villas with their beauteous gardens amo...

  • Lake Como: Cruise and Landscapes Experience from Milan

    6. Lake Como: Cruise and Landscapes Experience from Milan

    Explore one of the most picturesque regions of northern Italy on a full-day sightseeing tour to the celebrities’ favorite destination of Lake Como. 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 on board. fter, 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 o...

    One hour drive from Milan, you are already in a beautiful countryside!!!!! The bus was very comfortable, the guide and the driver were extremely welcoming and lovely. We really enjoyed our little trip. The little town Bellagio is so pretty, and also you get to see the breathtaking view of the mountains over the lake. Definitely worth the visit!

  • Lake Como 3-Hour Tour by Electric Bike

    7. Lake Como 3-Hour Tour by Electric Bike

    Discover Lake Como from a completely new perspective and explore the stunning scenery by eco-friendly electric bike. Let the bike take the strain as you navigate the scenic streets with ease. Climb aboard a bike equipped with an iPad Mini to help you discover the monuments and learn their history with a simple tap. Benefit from advanced technologies to explore the lake in a refreshing way. Relax as the bike guides you without any distractions or fatigue. Listen to the audio guide as you discover the ancient and modern beauties. At the end of the tour, you will be given a voucher for a special price on a fixed menu at a top restaurant.

    Excellent guide, great tour! Highly recommended. Sergio and son put on a great tour with ebikes and ipads. It's a strange combination, but it works very well. We got history of the town of Como and also got to see a lot of the lake.

  • From Milan: Como, Lugano and Bellagio Full-Day Tour

    8. From Milan: Como, Lugano and Bellagio Full-Day Tour

    Immerse yourself in the best of Swiss and Italian culture on this full-day tour. Departing from Milan, enjoy an informative commentary on the historical landmarks and the spectacular landscape along the way. Your first stop will be the picturesque and ever-popular city of Como. Once off the bus, enjoy a walking tour of the city and reach the gothic cathedral, accompanied by a professional tour guide who will help you to discover the art and history of this charming city. Afterward,  head to the Swiss town of Lugano where you will have some free time to visit the city center, taste some Swiss Chocolate and have lunch. After lunch, head to the small village of Cadenabbia, where both Queen Victoria of England and Zar Nicholas of Russia were frequent visitors. From there, take a panoramic cruise to reach Bellagio, also known as the “Pearl of Lake Como”. Enjoy some free time to soak up the ...

  • From Milan: Lake Como and Bellagio Full-Day Trip

    9. 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.

    Well planned trip. Lot of free time for exploring the places on your own. Small group and a friendly guide.

  • Lake Como and Lugano Day Trip from Milan

    10. Lake Como and Lugano Day Trip from Milan

    Depart Milan on an air-conditioned coach and after just one hour arrive in Como. Visit the historic center and enjoy some free time to explore the Old Town, shop in the local boutiques, and have a boat cruise of one hour. Admire the lakeside villas and the majestic mountain scenery before crossing the Swiss border. Arrive in Lugano to discover the most elegant and popular spots in the city. With your guide, explore the pedestrianized center. See Via Nassa, which was formerly where the women of the city weaved the nets for fishermen and is now a sophisticated shopping street. Visit the shoreside Casinò Lugano. Enjoy views to soaring mountain peaks, green meadows, and glistening blue water: a perfect Alpine scene.

    Fantastic guide and unbelievable driver. Timing of everything was perfect and the tour was extremely enjoyable.

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What people are saying about Lake Como

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1,452 reviews

I was travelling with my family and we enjoyed the trip very much. The views are breathtaking, the vilagges colorful and picturesque, every single corner is like a postcard. We also appreciated the organization and itinerary. Our guide Franko was very knowledgeable, giving a lot of interesting information. I can recommend the tour 100%.

An amazing tour from start to finish. Was super relaxing travel and you got to see so many parts of Italy.. Many thanks to our amazing tour guide Franco who was friendly and fun tour guide from start to finish. Would highly recommend this.

"A very pleasent experience! The guide tour was very informative, interesting and refreshing, accompanied by great transportation."

Fantastic guide and unbelievable driver. Timing of everything was perfect and the tour was extremely enjoyable.

Katerina is great and knowledgeable, great english and helpful. Would recommend