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Torno/Montepiatto Tour

Como - Torno - Piazzaga - Montepiatto - Torno
  • Guided trekking of Como surrounding 
  • Tasting of local delicacies 
  • Free time at Torno
  • If you cannot find the date you were looking for, get in touch!

At a glance

This 4 hour guided trekking (6 hours total including cruise and tasting time) will allow you to discover part of the “Strada Regia” a panoramic mountainside path winding through chestnut woods and characteristic villages, the ancient way of connection between Como and Bellagio.

 

This tour is available both on a small-group and on a private basis and can be further customised. Please get in touch!

  • Duration: 4 Hours
  • Min: 2 adults
  • Max: 10 people
  • Adult: 185€
  • Youth (4-12y): 90€

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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.
Itinerary

Torno/Montepiatto tour is a 4 hours guided trekking that will allow you to discover part of the “Strada Regia”, a panoramic mountainside path winding through chestnut woods and characteristic villages the ancient way of connection between Como and Bellagio (32 km).

A professional guide will meet you in Como in the town center.

The tour starts with a 30-minutes ferry cruise of the lake to reach the beautiful village of Torno, where we will start our trekking through the charming village to reach the beginning of our trail that will lead us to the nice hamlet of Piazzaga with its crotto and chapel. We will cross valleys and villages admiring the fascinating Massi Avelli along the way: erratic rocks which have represented an interesting archeological mystery in the past, which has not been solved yet.


The experience continues until reaching another enchanting hamlet: Monte Piatto. Here we will stop to re-fuel enjoying the view over the lake from the church Santa Elisabetta and taking photos of the curious “Pietra Pendula”, a huge boulder suspended on the apex of a limestone rock. An ideal location to savor a delicious local tasting: salame and cheeses, accompanied with bread. We decided to skip the wine, hope you do not mind!

We will soon start our descent to Torno along a well-defined mule track.

When back in Torno you will be free to decide whether to stop and enjoy lunch in one of the characteristic restaurants facing the lake or to get back to Como with our guide by ferry. In case you decide to stop, our guide will leave you your ferry tickets: ferries stop at the beautiful harbor-square every half hour.

A pleasant cruise will take you back to Como or to the other villages you chose as your accommodation.

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Before you go

What is included?

  • Professional English speaking hiking guide
  • Small pic nic with local salami, cheese and bread
  • Ferry tickets from Como to Torno and back.

What is not included?

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off is only available upon request and quoted separately
  • Souvenirs. Our guide will be glad to point you to the best spots to buy local gifts
  • 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 
  • Please make sure to wear comfortable clothes and hiking shoes or sport shoes for hiking
  • Activity Level: Moderate. We are on maintained trails, but there are some significant elevation gain and loss on this hike. (Duration of the tour: 6 hours, including cruise and tasting time. Effective duration of the hike: 4 hours)
  • Sun hat and sun screen are strongly recommended in summer months
  • Please check the weather. If rain is forecast the tour may be cancelled
  • ​Not wheelchair accessible
  • Participant should be active and healthy
  • Please remember that bookings are made on a first come, first served basis
  • 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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