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    Best of Lake Como

    Como - Villa Carlotta - Bellagio
    • Guided Tour of Villa Carlotta
    • Relaxing private cruise in the mid lake area
    • Walking tour of Bellagio
    • Private cruise back to Como

    At a glance

    During this full day tour from Como you will be lead to discover Lake Como by a licensed English speaking tour guide.

    Villa Carlotta, Bellagio and amazing cruises on board an open-top Venetian watertaxi included!​


    This itinerary can be further personalised for a fully made-to-measure experience and a different pick-up point can be agreed upon according to your needs!

    • Duration: 8 Hours
    • Operated Only Privately
    • Price: Upon Request


    • Meeting Point: Como - Hotel Pick-up
    • Time of departure 09:00 AM
    • Operating any day from March to October

    Risk Free Booking

    • NO Deposit Asked
    • NO Credit Card Charge until 2 weeks prior to tour
    • Shared Tours: 72h Free Cancellation & full refund
    • Private Tours: 7 days free Cancellation & full refund
    • We carefully follow all COVID-19 rules and restrictions. We suggest all participants to bring a safety mask and to wear it if current protocols require it.

    During this full-day private tour, you will meet your tour guide in Como and take a minivan transfer to Tremezzo.
    Here you will take a guided tour to Villa Carlotta and its amazing art collection including beautiful sculptures by Canova, followed by a walk in the colorful and astounding botanical gardens of the villa.

    You will then take a 1-hour cruise on a private open-top Venetian water taxi, touring the coast from Tremezzo down to Lenno, to admire Villa del Balbianello from the water and circumnavigate Island Comacina.

    Then we will slowly cruise along the opposite coast to reach the botanical gardens of Villa Melzi and finally Bellagio.

    Here your guide will give you a discovery tour of the old town and will give you some free time for lunch, not before suggesting the best restaurants and cafes in the area.

    Mid-afternoon you will board our open-top water taxi to take an amazing cruise down the western branch of the lake to reach Como. The cruise will give you the chance to relax admiring the spectacular mountains and the stunning villas, once the homes of aristocrats, now the playgrounds for the jet set. Your guide shall be there to enhance the experience with the description of the villas and of the villages you shall encounter.

    End of tour in Como at about 5 pm.

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    Before you go

    What is included?

    • Local, friendly English speaking licensed guide
    • Car transfer from Como to Villa Carlotta
    • Private Boat Tours: tour of the central part of the lake and Cruise back to Como
    • Entrance Fees of Villa Carlotta

    What is not included?

    • Pick-up and drop-off from different location is available upon request and quoted separately
    • Souvenirs. Our guide will be glad to point you to the best spots to buy local gifts
    • Lunch, extra food & drinks and what is not explicitly listed in the programme must be paid separately​

    What should I bring and know?

    • A Water Bottle, alternatively you can purchase one near the meeting point 
    • Comfortable walking shoes and clothes as a fair amount of walking is involved
    • Sun hat and sun screen are strongly recommended in summer months
    • The tour runs rain or shine.​ If rain is forecast, bring an umbrella, as you will be outside for most of the tour 
    • ​Not wheelchair accessible.
    • This tour is in English. Other languages are available upon request, please contact us.

    What is your cancellation policy?

    • SHARED TOURS 72 hours free cancellation & full refund before the tour’s date
    • PRIVATE TOURS 7 days free cancellation & full refund before the tour’s date
    • We charge your credit card approx. 15 days before the tour,  no refund will be possible if you cancel later than 72 hours (for shared tours) or 7 days (for private tours) before the start of your tour
    • No refunds if you do not turn up for the tour (no-show) (our tours start promptly, the guide shall not be able to linger)
    • ​If you need to reschedule your booked tour we will do our best to accommodate your request. Please contact us directly by email. In case we cannot meet your needs and you decide to cancel, no refund shall be given for tours that are cancelled with less than 72hours notice in case of shared tours.
    • Tours and activities take place rain or shine.
    • Please refer to our full Terms and Conditions policy here

    Is the tour customizable?

    Yes! All our itineraries are starting points, created to inspire and give options for a ready to book tour. But we love to design custom experiences for our clients. Whether you just have a special request for us or need a private, fully made-to-measure experience, let us know! We can design an itinerary just for you.

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