CENTRAL LAKE COMO FOOD, VILLAS & BOAT TOUR Boat, Food & Villas Tour of Lake Como, Italy A full day guided tour discovering the pearls of Lake Como: walking tours of Bellagio and Varenna, a visit to Villa Balbianello and Villa Melzi, a relaxing private cruise, the sampling of olive oil… Continue Reading
Italy is not only a country famous for its history but it’s also a country full of many naturalistic beauties. If you love enjoy the nature and photograph landscapes this tour is the right choice!
Optional trip extension : overnight stay in hotel, in the middle of vineyards. Following day, head to the famous resort of Bormio! Later in the afternoon you will head back to Varenna.
Visit the beautiful cities of Como and Bellagio and experience a cruise on its fascinating Lake along the two branches, up to the charming town of Lecco. Departing from Milan, you will travel to Como aboard a relaxing train (approx. 60 minutes). During the journey you will be able to enjoy the impressive landscapes and reach directly Como’s city centre. At your arrival, be prepared to experience a breathtaking cruise on the Lake.
Discover the rich Renaissance beauty of Mantua (Mantova), a UNESCO World Heritage site located beside three lakes. On this full-day guided tour, take a train ride from Milan to this delightful city in northern Italy that locals call ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ then cruise down the Mincio river to enjoy the fairytale skyline of turrets and cupolas, and sweeping views of green landscapes. Wander through Mantua’s cobbled squares and visit the fabulous Palazzo Ducale, former home of the Gonzaga family, the largest residence in Italy after the Vatican.
Venture by train from Milan to one of Europe’s more graceful corners, Lake Maggiore, with its pretty lakeside towns and lush Borromean Islands. Spend a day cruising past Lake Maggiore’s elegant villas and flowering Mediterranean gardens, and dock on Isola dei Pescatori for free time and Isola Bella for a guided tour of baroque-era Borromeo Palace. End with a visit to the lakeside town of Stresa before training back to Milan.
Lake Garda is Italy’s largest lake, but there’s more than just the amazing Alpine scenery, mild climate and picturesque villages that keeps drawing visitors. On this day trip from Milan by train, visit the fascinating ancient Roman villas, castles and caves surrounding Lake Garda with an expert guide. Visit the old port of Desenzano del Garda and take a boat cruise to Sirmione for guided tours of the historical and archaeological treasures from thousands of years ago, plus enjoy free time to explore more on your own.
Admire Italy’s stunning Piedmont region from above on an exciting 1-hour hot air balloon flight. Bordering France and Switzerland, Piedmont is a land of mountains, surrounded on three sides by the towering Alps. Float over rolling hillsides and extensive valleys dotted with castles and vineyards, and toast this experience with a glass of sparkling wine or juice after landing. Round-trip transport from Milan to the launch field is included.
Take a ride on the Bernina Express, Switzerland’s alpine delight. This train journey takes you along one of the most beautiful railway routes in the world – now a UNESCO World Heritage Site – through the Bernina Pass to the exclusive resort of St Moritz at the ‘Top of the World.’ Enjoy a round-trip scenic coach trip and ride a bright red rail car, passing unrivaled landscapes amid the towering peaks of the Swiss Alps, including time to spend in charming Tirano and St Mortiz.
Explore the beautiful town of Verona and lakeside towns lining Lake Garda on a scenic day trip from Milan. You’ll discover that Verona is one of Italy’s loveliest towns, a major stop on the Shakespearean tourist trail, and be charmed by the towns and landscapes of Lake Garda.
Visit Italy and Switzerland in one day on a relaxing daylong excursion to Lake Como, Bellagio and Lugano from Milan! Hop aboard a sightseeing boat and cruise around chic Lake Como for 2 hours. Then, get ready to discover the beautiful town of Bellagio. In the afternoon, cross the border to Switzerland and make the most of some free time to discover Lugano’s delights. Shop for Swiss chocolate, discover fine Renaissance art and admire breathtaking lake views.
See the best of the Italian Riviera on your Genoa and Portofino full-day trip from Milan! After a guided walking tour of Genoa, explore the best bits of these contrasting coastal towns at your leisure. Combine maritime history at Genoa with glamorous Portofino seaside scenery on this memorable day trip from Milan!
Explore scenic Lake Maggiore in Italy’s beautiful Lake District on a day trip from Milan. The fashionable lakeside town of Stresa is an approximate 1.5-hour drive from Milan and is surrounded by majestic snowcapped mountains. After spending some free time in Stresa, shopping or simply relaxing and enjoying the stunning scenery, you’ll take a two-hour panoramic boat cruise on Lake Maggiore, visiting the Borromean Islands – Isola Madre, Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Bella.
Take in the stunning scenery of world-famous Lake Como on this day trip from Milan, just a quick 1-hour drive away. Explore the fashionable lakeside town of Como, surrounded by snowcapped mountains and picturesque Mediterranean villas, and enjoy a breathtaking cruise along Lake Como. In the summer, dock at the enchanting village of Bellagio for free time to dine and shop; in the winter, take the funicular up to the town of Brunate for a sweeping panorama of the city and the lake below.
Visit the breathtaking city of Venice on an action-packed day trip from Milan, and see the city’s top sights with a local guide! On a walking tour, discover must-see Venetian landmarks such as St Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace and Rialto Bridge, while learning about their history. After wandering through St Mark’s Square and alongside the Grand Canal, visit a prestigious glass-making workshop to see a demonstration by a local craftsperson. Before returning to Milan, enjoy a 30-minute gondola ride at your own expense or simply enjoy some free time.
Discover Italy’s sublime Cinque Terre coastal region on a day trip from Milan. Renowned for its terraced landscapes and five cliffside villages – Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore – the UNESCO-listed Cinque Terre is one of Italy’s scenic gems. Head there in a comfortable coach and then ride a boat to picture-postcard Monterosso. Enjoy free time to explore and have lunch (own expense), and then catch a coastal train to the tiny, cliff-hugging harbor village of Vernazza, for more free time to stroll and relax, before returning to Milan.
Enjoy 4 days and 3 nights Italian lakes departing from Milan. You’ll have the chance to discover the most important lakes of the northern Italy: the small Lake Orta, the refined Lake Maggiore, the luxurious Lake Como, the amazing Lake Garda, the picturesque Lake Iseo.
An unforgettable escape from Milan to the Lake Garda, with the city of Sirmione, followed by a relaxing shopping in Franciacorta Outlet. This original tour will take you to Sirmione and Franciacorta Outlet Village with superior class transport and experienced and kind drivers. One full day of emotions.