The Colors of Autumn Day Trip to Lake Como
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The Milano Culture Club
by Easy Milano & Milano Style November event!
The Colors of Autumn at Lake Como with the Milano Culture Club guided by Taste & Travel Italy
Sunday, November 21, 2021
Join the Milano Culture Club by Easy Milano & Milano Style for an easy hike in the hills above Lake Como along the legendary Sentiero del Viandante, The Wayfares’ Trail with qualified excursion guide and host Elena Pettinicchio of Taste & Travel Italy. The Wayfares’ Trail is the ancient mule path once used by merchants and smugglers. We will enjoy the seasonal colors and panoramic views of Lake Como.
After an easy hike, we will cruise across the lake in a Venetian motorboat to Bellagio and enjoy lunch with some local specialties at a restaurant with a scenic, panoramic view. Afterwards, we’ll walk back into town and get the ferry back to Varenna.
This event will be held in English.
Tickets on sale- limited places
PRICE €65.00 + ticketing fee
Early bird, before Nov. 12, 2021:€65.00 + ticketing fee
After Nov. 12, 2021: €75.00 + ticketing fee
Places are limited
Minimum number: 10 people – Maximum number: 24
We will meet in Varenna and hike a section of the famous Sentieri del Viandante, the Wayfarer’s Trail. We will cross small villages, olive tree groves and enchanted woods, surrounded by the majestic mountains and the spectacular views of Lake Como. We will reach Bellano in the late morning, where our captain will be waiting for us for an exclusive cruise on a Venetian motorboat to Bellagio. Lunch will be held at a scenic restaurant with a panoramic view where we can relax and enjoy a delicious meal made with typical local products accompanied by a glass of excellent wine.
Afterwards, we’ll walk down the hill through the woods and return to Varenna by public ferry.
9.30 AM – Varenna Train station (Varenna-Esino station)
6 PM – Varenna Ferry station (Piazza Martiri – Varenna)
Length: 12 km
Difference in altitude: 250m
Total time: 6 hours (excluding stops)
* The route, indicated with degree of difficulty “E” (easy hiking), is however recommended a level of good physical fitness.
WHAT IS INCLUDED
• Guided itinerary with qualified environmental hiking guide
• Exclusive cruise on a Venetian motorboat (Bellano / Bellagio)
• Private transfer to the restaurant
• Lunch (appetizer and typical first course + 1 glass of wine + water + coffee)
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED
• Transportation to and from the meeting / arrival point
• Any admissions for visits not mentioned
• Ticket for the return Bellagio / Varenna ferry boat (€4.60)
• Tips and personal extras
• Anything else not expressly indicated under the heading “what is included”
HOW TO GET TO THE MEETING POINT
By train: Varenna-Esino station (timetables: https://www.trenitalia.com)
By car: there are numerous free and paid parking possibilities in Varenna
Arrive by train: from Milano Stazione Centrale 8:20 am train and get off at the Varenna-Esino station. A round trip ticket Milano/Varenna/Milano costs €13.80.
Arrive by car: SS 36 del Lago di Como e dello Spluga, take the exit toward Varenna/Lierna/Mandello/Abbadia and follow signs to Varenna Stazione.
• Clothing and shoes suitable for trekking/hiking excursions (non-slip sole) Cap, sunscreen, sunglasses, 1 liter of water, snack, waterproof jacket and sweatshirt according to the weather conditions
• Optional trekking poles
• CE marked surgical mask, CE approved disinfectant gel
PLAN B – IN CASE OF RAIN
In the case of drizzle/light rain, the tour will go on with a slight change of the hiking trail for safety reasons. The boat tour and lunch will remain unchanged.
In the case of adverse weather conditions (heavy rain), which does not allow the hiking to take place in total safety, the hiking excursion will be replaced by a guided walking tour of Varenna and Bellagio with lunch in a quality, local restaurant (including transfers by public ferry boat (Varenna / Bellagio / Varenna) and will take place on the same day.
Full refunds may be reimbursed for cancellations made before Nov 12th.
50% refunds may be reimbursed for cancellations before Nov 17th.
No refunds for cancellations after Nov 17th.
To request a refund, send an email to email@example.com with ticket purchase confirmation number.
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