Whatever the reasons for finding yourselves in Milan (fashion, passion, the Last Supper, football, flights or opera), it's easy to forget that some of Italy's most striking scenery and splendour is on your doorstep. Pretty high up any list is Lake Como, and here we offer several excursions from Milan, with an unforgettable boat trip on Lake Como itself, admiring some of the finest villas and gardens in Italy.
A private (as in just you and your group, minimum two people) excursion from Milan that heads off after breakfast (by train) to the chic town of Como. You'll be shown around by your own tour guide before being escorted for your boat trip on this most famous of lakes, stopping off at one of the delightful small villages looking onto the water. You'll head back to Milan at about 5.00 PM.
A day long excursion to Como and Bellagio, with a boat trip on Lake Como.
The tour heads off from Milan every day between April and October, leaving at 8.30 in the morning and returning at around 6.30 in the evening. You'll arrive (private coach) in the town of Como at around ten in the morning, where you'll have a guided visit to the town centre, after which it's on to the lake itself for your panoramic cruise by boat to Bellagio. You'll pass by some wonderful villas and gardens, including the well known villa (now luxury hotel), Villa Este at Cernobbio.
A day long excursion to Como + boat trip on Lake Como.
The tour heads off from Milan on Wednesday between November and March leaving at 9.00 AM and returning at around 6.00 PM. You'll arrive (private coach) in the town of Como at around ten in the morning, where you'll have a guided visit to the town centre and a boat trip on the lake.
During winter this tour runs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
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