A taste of Lake Como tour
4 Days/3 Nights
Arrival at your hotel on Lake Como and check in to your accommodation. In the afternoon we suggest you to reach Tremezzo and visit the splendid Villa Carlotta, one of the best in the area and well known for its gardens. Return to Moltrasio, nearby Como, and enjoy a welcome dinner in a small local restaurant. Overnight stay at your Hotel accommodation
Day 2: COMO, BELLAGIO, VILLA SERBELLONI, VILLA MELZI
After breakfast at your hotel, we recommend a trip on the ferry which in less than an hour will take you to Bellagio, which is worldwide renowned as "the pearl of Lake Como" thanks to its strategic position. It rises in fact on the promontory of the two branches of the lake, the Como’s one and the Lecco’s one. Bellagio is also famous for the beautiful villas that dominate the scenery. First among them all is the 14th century Villa Serbelloni, which faces over a huge park and nowadays a luxury hotel. Another villa worth visiting is the neo classical Villa Melzi (1810) with its very beautiful gardens and the first example of an English style garden. Return to Como by ferry admiring the beautiful vistas over the lake, the mountains and the villas along the way (the George Clooney’s one included). Return to your hotel accommodation. Dinner on your own and overnight stay.
Day 3: LUGANO, LUGANO LAKE (Switzerland)
Today after breakfast at your hotel, we would like to suggest you an interesting excursion in Lugano, Switzerland (passport required). Transfer on your own by car to Lugano, a romantic Swiss town overlooking the lake and the Alps. Lunch on your own, perhaps you should try the local cheese fondue. In the afternoon time at your disposal for further exploration and shopping. Perhaps a visit to the its casino. For shopping lovers on the way back to Como you can stop at the Foxtown outlet in Mendrisio where you will find most of the Italian and international brands. Return to your hotel in Moltrasio. Dinner on your own and overnight stay.
Day 4: COMO
After breakfast, check out at hotel and transfer to Como to meet with your local tour guide for a walking tour of the historical center of Como. You will visit the main monuments and sightseeing of this lovely town including the beautiful Cathedral. Later you will have time to do some shopping in the many boutiques and shops along the pedestrian area. Look for silk, traditionally produced here for hundreds of years now. Stop for a light lunch or a cappuccino in one of the many cafes overlooking the lake shores. End of our services.