The best of Lake Como - Como city walking tour and Villa Balbianello

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  • 8 hr

We will show you the most important attractions of Como like the Cathedral, the San Fedele Church, the Roman city walls and towers and will bring you in the particular atmosphere of the charming Como lake town. After a short lunch break we will take a speed boat to Lenno (about 40 min), where the villa Balbianello is located. After the visit to the villa Balbianello, the setting place for Star Wars and James Bond Casino Royal. We will return with the normal boat (1,5h), to have a possibility to show you the most beautiful villas on the lake during the trip. We will finish our tour in the Como city at 6 pm. Please note that in case of overbooking in high season this tour might become a semi-private tour with the number of participants reaching maximum 8 persons. In this case you will be offered an aperitivo (a drink and typical Italian appetizers) on the lake after the tour. If you want your tour to be exclusively private, please mention it under the point "requirements".

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Como Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cathedral of Como (Duomo)

We will visit the majestic Cathedral of Como, the façade and the interiors will be explained.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Teatro Sociale

Explanation of the theatre's history and its significance today.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ex Casa del Fascio

Introducing the Rationalist architecture (20th c.) Como is famous for.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di San Fedele

Visit of the Basilica San Fedele.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Porta torre di Como

Explaining of the construction of the city walls .

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Villa del Balbianello

We will visit the most beautiful villa on Lake Como where the famous scenes for Star Wars and Casino Royal were filmed.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Chiesa di Santo Stefano e Battistero

Visiting of the church and the 11th century's crypt

Duration: 15 minutes
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