LAKE COMO TOUR
A FULL DAY IMMERSION IN THE MAGIC OF LAKE COMO
A day dedicated to reveal the treasures of Como Lake, all the most hidden places, as well as some of the famous villas, which already in the 19th century had attracted thousands of foreigners coming in Italy, for their Grand Tour, following the fashion of those years.
With your private local guide and your private boat, sailing along the Western lake side of Como Lake, you will reach Cernobbio, with possible stop there for a short visit. Cernobbio is a short distance from Como, at the foot of Mount Bisbino, has always been a very famous and renowned tourist center with a large number of villas and gardens scattered throughout the territory.
Then keep on sailing along the oriental lake side, always admiring some of the most famous villas on the lake, until you reach the Orrido of Nesso. A visit to the medieval town of Varenna is possible, before sailing back direction Tremezzo or Bellagio. Varenna with its suggestive walk of love suspended between the rocks and the lake, the center of the village, with its medieval charm, is all gathered around its square.
Tremezzo, a tourist resort in the center of the lake that joins a hilly hinterland, at the foot of Monte Procione, with a tourist promenade, is famous for its sumptuous villas and luxury hotels; Bellagio is an ancient village stretched on the enchanting promontory at the foot of the former castle, today Villa Serbelloni, with its typical stairways lined with elegant shops, its lakeside promenade and the romantic park of Villa Melzi D’Eril.
During this tour you can stop for the lunch in a restaurant suggested by your local guide (you can do a stop at Locanda Comacina, a famous local restaurant situaed on Comacina Island, almost legendary and your guide will explain you why. It’s run by the same owners from decades and dining here is a very special experience).