Meeting with the guide and visit of Como. The traditional visit of the historical center may be replaced or completed with one of the following alternatives: visit of the town museums, funicular trip to Brunate for a view of the town from above, walking tour to the Villa Olmo, walking tour of the town buildings built in the architectural style of Rationalism…
Before noon, boarding on a public ship for a pleasant cruise on the western branch of the lake. Lunch on board.
From the ship you will be able to admire the villas and parks (Villa d’Este, Villa Erba, Villa Pizzo, Villa Versace), the typical villages on the lake shores and such historic places as the Isola Comacina (a tiny island in the lake).
In the afternoon stop in Bellagio and visit of the village. Bellagio, also known as the “pearl” of Lake Como for its position at the top of the promontory that separates the two southern branches of the lake, offers magnificent views. Walking tour to the panoramic point Punta Spartivento and visit of the historical center of the village. Shopping in the shops and boutiques along the village “Salite” (steep narrow staircases crisscrossing the village).
MEETING POINT and IDEAL TIMING: Piazza Roma, Como. Starting at about 9.30 am in Como, the tour ends in Bellagio at about 4.30 pm.
*It’s possible to create a custom-made tour with a private boat and lunch in a restaurant.