Essence of the Lake Como
Discover the essence of Lake Como in a full day guided tour including walking tours of Bellagio and Varenna, a visit to Villa Balbianello and Villa Melzi, a relaxing private cruise, the sampling of olive oil at an original mill plus a tastings of the local food products: cheese, cold cuts, wine, fish and pasta.
LAKE COMO: BOAT, FOOD AND VILLAS TOUR
This full day tour will allow you to discover the “pearls” of the mid lake area and view and visit some of the most famous waterfront villas, all accompanied with the tasting of delicious local products.
The tour stats with a trip to a fascinating original mill on the hills above Varenna where you will be offered a tasting of the world famous locally produced olive oil, typical Valsassina cheese, cold cuts and wine followed by a guided walking tour of Varenna with its Celtic origins and steep alleys.
Lunch will be served in a lakefront restaurant where you will sample typical freshwater fish starters and delicious pasta (a non-fish menu will also be available).
An unforgettable private motorboat cruise will give you the chance to relax in the afternoon admiring the spectacular mountains and the stunning villas, once the homes of aristocrats, now the playgrounds for the jet set.
You will disembark at Villa del Balbianello for a guided visit, a real gem not to be missed, stunning shooting location for a number of famous films such as “Star Wars” and “Casino Royale”.
Afterwards, our motorboat will bring you to Bellagio, where you shall be guided through the wonderful Villa Melzi gardens, followed by a stroll along the lakeside.
The tour will end at approximately 5:30 pm in this world-renowned village, where you are highly recommended to stop for a romantic happy hour or dinner. Our tour guide will suggest the best restaurants and cafes in the area.
PRICE, RESERVATION AND AVAILABILITY
Days: Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun , at 10 a.m.
Duration: 8 hours
Departure: Varenna (easly reachable from Como or Cernobbio, just ask)
Small group tour: max 15 people
Minimum number: 2 adults
Price: Adult Euro 225,00 – Youth (4-12) Euro 115,00 – Child (0-3) Euro 25,00
This tour is subject to availability.
For more info or to reserve this tour, please contact us, specifying the travel dates and where you are based on the Lake Como.
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