Lake Como is only 31 miles from Milan so it makes for a great addition to your Milan itinerary if you are visiting Milan or the region. This well sought after the destination has so many things to do in Lake Como. In this post I will be showcasing 10 of the best tours in Lake Como. Shaped like the letter Y, Lake Como is the third largest Italian lake after Lake Garda which I have showcased on the blog and Maggiore.
It’s also the deepest lake at 1,345 feet! Expect to see plenty of breathtaking villas, one after the other, some of which you may have spotted in movies like James Bond – Casino Royale and Alfred Hitchcock’s The Pleasure Garden. The villas here showcase some of the most stunning Italian architecture, I can’t even begin to imagine how much a house here costs but trust me there are plenty of beautiful and AFFORDABLE holiday homes to rent during your stay. Make you you check out my post linked below. All with stunning lake views.
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- 1.1 Villa Balbianello Tour On Lake Como
- 1.2 Private Tour Of Milan
- 1.3 Helicopter Tours Lake Como
- 1.4 Motorbike Tour Round Lake Como and the Alps.
- 1.5 Tour to Bellagio and Lake Como
- 1.6 Food and Wine Tasting Tour Of Domaso On Lake Como
- 1.7 Half-Day Lake Como Discovery Tour from Milan
- 1.8 Swiss Grand Alpine Tour That Includes Lake Como & Zurich
- 1.9 Cruise and Dinner Tour Of Lake Como
- 1.10 Small Group Hike Spectacular Views Over Lake Como
The Best Tours On Lake Como Italy From Milan & Bellagio
Lake Como tourism is quite popular as you may have guessed and is known for stunning villas along the lake so Lake Como Tours below include some of the best must see villa on Lake Como, from Comunes of Moltrasio and Lenno, Passalacqua and Villa Balbianello as well as Isola Comacina, the Lake’s only island and, given the Sacro Monte di Ossuccio, also recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. Along the coast you also have Tremezzo, famous for its Villa Carlotta, with terraced gardens and a museum boasting works by Canova, Thorvaldsen, and Hayez.
In the summer you can also enjoy water-sports like wind-surfing, canoeing, sailing, water-skiing, jet-skiing and kite-surfing in addition to adrenaline junkie sports like hang gliding, paragliding, and gliding to get the best views of the Lakeside towns.
For the nature lovers you also have climbing, trek, mountain biking, ride horses, and take other excursions. If you just want to chill and enjoy Italian food, of course there is something for you too!
Below are 10 of the best Lake Como tours to supliment your Lake Como holidays that are just a must experience when exploring Lake Como and surrounding Italian towns. With many options for Milan to Lake Como tours, a Lake Como travel guide will take you exploring all that the lake has to offer. Wizz around in a Lake Como water taxi taking in the best views of villas and beautiful homes and mountains surrounding the lake.
Are you a lover of nature? Do you just want to spend the day exploring the essence of Lake Como? This full day tour includes leisure walks, visit to the elegant villas of Italian aristocrats and exciting boat cruises. Guess what? You get to eat a meal right in front of the awesome lake. Hotel pick-up is an option.
This 3-hour tour is great for anyone who just needs to discover Milan with special attention from a private guide. It includes a visit to Milan Duomo, Castello Sforzesco and a skip-the-line ticket to see Da Vinci’s The Last Supper.
You may be strapped for time and still want to spend a few minutes taking in the awesome sights and sounds of Lake Como from way up in the air, then this is just perfect! Ensure you can find your way to the Como Heliport.
This tour offers you the opportunity to be your own boss. It allows you to choose how long or short, where you would like to go and what you want to see. You also get to choose if you would like to be picked from your hotel or not.
Would you love to visit both Bellagio and Como town? Lake Como Excursions don’t get any better than this. You have the chance to do just that on this full day 2-in-1 special tour which allows for hotel pick up, giving you the opportunity to stay away from the heat and shop while seeing the sights.
Who comes to Italy and not want to get a taste of the rich Italian homemade pasta, meats, cheese and wine? Join a small group for a great day of tasting food and wine as well as a cruise for sightseeing. Did I mention the train ride from Milan to Como?
Experience the gorgeous scenery and architecture of Lake Como on a full-day trip from Milan that includes round-trip train tickets, a four-hour guided tour, and free time to explore on your own. You’ll find historic landmarks in the elegant city center, places to shop and relax, and a lakeside promenade that’s perfect for an easy-going walk by the water.
This 6-day tour allows you to see, hear and feel the serene nature of Lake Como, the beauty and freshness of the Swiss Alps and other natural beauties. It includes 5-night accommodation and 3 meals per day.
How does boating on Lake Como and dinner sound? Enjoy a cool evening cruise from Como town to Lake Como and dinner on the lake. This tour offers sightseeing and many spectacular views of mountains and villas that can be found around the Como Lake.
Do you love to wander around new places, not minding whether you get lost or not? This tour affords you this luxury excluding the getting lost part. It is an intimate 15 people group hike that lasts for just 4hrs, but it is super fun.
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