Lake Como Romantic Cruise from Milan - small group tour

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  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
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  • 8 hr

Located at the foot of the Alps, Lake Como provides one of the most picturesque sceneries in the world. If you’re going to visit the Italian lakes, you’ll be surprised to learn about the many things to do in Lake Como. A great way to discover the beauty of the Italian lakes, this 7-hour experience includes the transfer by train from Milan Cadorna Station to Como Lake Station and a walking tour of the lake town of Como with a professional guide at your complete disposal. Enjoy free time for lunch in Como. In the afternoon you will take a boat tour on the lake with your guide. Visit Torno, small village on the lake and return to Como for additional free time and shopping.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Como

Make your way to Milan's Cadorna Station in the city center. Travel by train with your guide at your disposal and enjoy the town of Como with a walking tour. The city of Como overlooks the southwest end of its lake and is surrounded by green ridge hills, resulting in unparalleled, natural scenery. Your trip in Como can start from Piazza Vittoria, home of the monument to Giuseppe Garibaldi, here, along the medieval walls that enclose the Como town center, one of the most typical things to see is the the outdoor market, if you love fashion, you’ll be happy to know that Como has plenty of clothing stores for all budgets. Piazza San Fedele, is one of the main squares of Como and hosts a beautiful Romanesque church which dates back to 1120: the Basilica of San Fedele. Your stroll through Como should continue toward Piazza del Duomo, which hosts the Cathedral, it is characterized by a set of styles ranging from Romanesque to Gothic.

Duration: 5 hour

Stop At:

After spending some free time visiting the town, shopping, or eating lunch, enjoy a panoramic cruise on Lake Como for one hour. This is probably the best activity that you can do on Lake Como. Your guide will show you the most beautiful towns and historic villas of Lake Como from the boat. You will stop in Torno. Its splendid position has always made Torno a favourite with tourists and holidaymakers alike, many of whom come to visit its famous villas. These include the 16th century Villa Pliniana, Villa Taverna with its magnificent gardens, and Villa Mia, owned now by the royal family of Saudi Arabia, which has seen famous guests from all over the world. Writer and poet Hermann Hesse was so taken by Torno as his boat sailed past its shores that he wrote about it in his essay ‘A Walk Around Lake Como’ (‘Spaziergang am Comer See’).

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Torno

You will stop in Torno, a pretty lakeside village situated over the lake with a view of Moltrasio and the villas on the lake. Enjoy a short stroll through the narrow streets in the village . The lakeside Piazza Casartelli, fronted by several restaurants and the Chiesa di Santa Tecla (a baroque remake of the Romanesque original), the tiny port and shady trees complete the picture of this front-row seat on the lake. It's easy to understand why Hermann Hesse fell in love with it when he visited in 1913. After the tour you will return by boat to Como. Travel back to Milan by train at the end of your trip.

Duration: 2 hour
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