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From Milan: Lake Como Cruise, St. Moritz & Bernina Red Train

From Milan: Lake Como Cruise, St. Moritz & Bernina Red Train

Board a luxury coach and head to the shores of Lake Como. Climb aboard a private boat and sail on the calm waters just after sunrise. During the cruise, enjoy the views of picturesque villages such as Bellagio and some famous villas. We will continue by bus to St. Moritz where you will have the chance to explore some of its charming shops and visit the city before boarding the train. Continue to the panoramic Bernina Red Train. Travel on the highest railways in the Alps, climbing glittering glaciers up to 2,256 meters above sea level. Capture stunning photos of the incredible landscapes you pass through. A breathtaking train journey immersed in mountain scenery as the train snakes and climbs around this unspoiled landscape. Once we arrive at our destination, our bus will be waiting for us to return to Milan. Please note that the itinerary is subject to change to guarantee the best experience.

From Milan: Lake Como Cruise with Visits to Como & Bellagio

From Milan: Lake Como Cruise with Visits to Como & Bellagio

Explore one of the most picturesque regions of northern Italy on a full-day sightseeing tour to the celebrities’ favorite destination of Lake Como. Visit the beautiful cities of Como and Bellagio, take a cruise on the lake, and admire the scenic views of the region. During the bus ride out from Milan, informative commentary will be given on the historical landmarks and the spectacular landscape along the way. After reaching the small village of Cadenabbia, you will make a quick 15-minute ferry crossing to Bellagio, known as the “Pearl of the Lake”. You will enjoy your time in this idyllic and relaxing place. Next, climb aboard a group boat for a cruise up the lake to Como, a delightful journey that traverses the stunning lake, renowned for its picturesque landscapes and charming towns. As you embark on this scenic voyage, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, elegant villas dotting the shoreline, and the crystal-clear waters of the lake. Upon arrival in Como, take a walking tour of the scenic town center, where nature, art and local traditions collide. Learn about the many great poets and writers who have been enchanted and inspired by the beauty of Como’s villas, gardens and fairy tale atmosphere.

Varenna: Picnic Experience in the Italian Alps

Varenna: Picnic Experience in the Italian Alps

Discover Lake Como's splendor in the foothills of the Alps with a picnic experience from Varenaa. Savor a selection of local products from the Valtellina and Valsassina valleys. Immerse yourself in the delicious taste, the splendid scenery, and the sweet sounds of nature. Meet your guide in Piazza Martiri and board the car that will take you up to the mountains. On the way, admire dramatic landscapes, half-abandoned churches, orchards, and the lake. Upon arrival, leave the car and follow your guide on a short walk through the forest while enjoying views of Lake Como from above. Learn about local producers and farmers of the region. Rising to the very foothills of the Alps, watch the views open in all their glory. Get to a secluded location, where a readymade picnic awaits. Enjoy light music in the background, an elegant atmosphere, and a magnificent view before your eyes. Savor a range of lovingly selected fresh products, including meat, cheese, fruits, vegetables, light snacks, water, and wine. Learn the stories behind these flavors and the local farmers who provide them.

Valmadrera: Lake Como Sailing Trip with Prosecco and Snacks

Valmadrera: Lake Como Sailing Trip with Prosecco and Snacks

Experience the freedom of sailing on the stunning eastern side of Lake Como. Select from day tour or sunset tour options. For the sunset tour option, enjoy a light dinner onboard in addition to your glass of Prosecco. Embark on a sailing tour on the eastern side of the lake, to discover clear blue waters, lush vegetation, mountains above you, and beautiful little towns on the shores of the lake. Enjoy a glass of prosecco to toast your trip. Admire the views of Baia di Parè, Malgrate, Lecco, Abbadia and the high mountains of this wild area. Jump in to the crystal clear waters for a swim, or take the wheel and try your hand at being captain. The wind and your skippers will guide you, as you relax and enjoy this wonderful adventure on Lake Como.

Escape Room across Lecco

Escape Room across Lecco

Hunt for clues, crack codes and solve puzzles - just like in a great escape room. A dozen clues placed in the streets and shops of the old town, that only the smartest will find. You’ll find hidden symbols in a record store or a cryptic message in a pizzeria. Every object is a piece of a bigger puzzle. The challenges become increasingly more difficult. Sato Code is no game for kids: we recommend active participation from the age of 13. You’ll need to unleash all your brainpower to unravel the mystery. Only together with your team of brainiacs, you’ll master this game. The game unfolds in the city centre. From Piazza Mario Cermenati, you'll cross Piazza Manzoni and Piazza Garibaldi, heading toward the lakefront. You'll not only pass by Lecco's iconic landmarks, but also uncover some hidden gems that only few visitors come across. Don't settle for a usual tourist outing – try this escape game!

Lake Como: Cheese Factory Tour and Tasting in Valsassina

Lake Como: Cheese Factory Tour and Tasting in Valsassina

Discover our dairy accompanied by our guide who will take you through the process of production and maturation our cow, goat and bufala cheeses. At the end of the visit, be accompanied by the "Mastro Casaro" who will guide you through the tasting process, sharing the stories and couriosities related to each cheese. appreciate the nuances of aroma, richness of flavor and variety of textures that characterize our cheeses. The gastronomic experiences, offered by Carozzi in the Classic and Gourmet versions, are designed for true lovers of cheese and good food, for all those who want to be carried away in a world of authentic flavours and discover the excellence of dairy traditions that have been handed down for generations. The tasting includes 8 different types of cheeses with compste, a glass of wine, water and coffee Discover lake Como with our audio guide. You can learn about the special features of the lake directly from your device in your favorite language

From Milan: St. Moritz Bus Tour and Bernina Express Ticket

From Milan: St. Moritz Bus Tour and Bernina Express Ticket

Discover the charming and historic town of St. Moritz in Switzerland, located at 1856 meters above sea level and in the center of the magnificent landscape of the Engadine lakes on a bus tour from Milan. Hope on the famous Bernina Express little red train from Tirano to St. Moritz and admire sprawling views of alpine lakes and pristine valleys. Join your tour in Milan and hop onto your bus. Sit back and relax on your way to Tirano, taking in the views en route. Once in Tirano, get off the bus and stroll around the town at your own pace for a few hours, before hopping on the Bernina Red Train for the second part of your journey. Marvel at the Swiss Alps and White Lakes from your comfortable and charming train seat, before arriving in the quaint town of St. Moritz in Switzerland. Take your time to walk around the town, stopping for lunch at your own leisure, before heading back to Milan the same way you arrived.

Lake Como: Classic Fiat 500 Car Rental - Part/Full Day (24h)

Lake Como: Classic Fiat 500 Car Rental - Part/Full Day (24h)

For full-day bookings: Enjoy a one of a kind, stress-free rental experience during your holiday with Dolcevita Classics. We will deliver and pick up the car to and from your desired destination anywhere around the Lake. You will most likely be able to enjoy this free service as our service area covers both Como Province and Lecco Province. For 4h bookings: Pickup and drop off the car at Dedalo - Orsoline San Carlo - Viale Varese, 30, 22100 Como CO Embark on a quintessentially Italian adventure as you rent this impeccable classic Cinquecento (Fiat 500) from Dolcevita Classics in the breathtaking setting of Lake Como, Italy. Picture yourself cruising along the scenic lakeside roads, surrounded by majestic mountains and charming lakeside villages. Drop the top and feel the wind in your hair as you navigate charming cobblestone roads, stopping at quaint villages and scenic villas along the way. This adventure promises a blend of vintage charm and breathtaking landscapes that will leave you with unforgettable memories of Italy's stunning beauty. Sense the nostalgia and excitement of driving this iconic vehicle as you explore the hidden gems of the region at your own pace. Whether you're seeking romantic escapades, cultural discoveries, or simply a fun-filled day of exploration, Dolcevita Classics Fiat 500 rentals offer an unforgettable way to experience the beauty and charm of Lake Como. Full Day & 4h Bookings: • How many fit in the car? It is a 4 seater, however comfortably it fits 3 adults or 2 adults with 2 children. • Is it a manual or an auto? You will need to know how to drive a manual, however the car is incredibly easy and fun to drive. • Can I drive everywhere? You can drive anywhere except for permanent and temporary ZTL (Limited traffic zones). This means that you cannot drive into the larger metropolitan Milan area or centre. Nor can you drive through the centre of small villages like Varenna when the ZTL is active. • What fuel does it use? You will receive the car with a full tank of unleaded 95 petrol/gasoline. Please top up the car when you are done. Full day Bookings Only: • How long can I have the car for? This is a REAL FULL-DAY RENTAL, no nonsense. The car is yours to enjoy for the entire 24 hours if you have booked several consecutive days, and 23 hours if you booked a single-day hire. This 1-hour difference is to accommodate the transfer and preparation of the vehicle for the next customer. • What time can I start and finish my activity? Dolcevita Classics wants to give you full flexibility with regard to when and how long you will be renting the car for. However, for the purpose of this specific activity, the starting time is 2 PM unless a different booking time has been agreed with us. • Where do I park? Preferably the car is kept in a covered parking spot or car garage at your hotel or apartment. We also have two garages available for you to use in Como for free. Alternatively street parking can also be used.

Lake Como: Cheese and Wine Tasting in Valsassina

Lake Como: Cheese and Wine Tasting in Valsassina

Embark on a gastronomic journey just a stone's throw from Lake Como nestled in the picturesque Valsassina. Immerse yourself in a delectable tasting featuring two exquisite cheese varieties, with an optional upgrade to include savory sliced meats, accompanied by a bottle of wine for every two people. Venture into the heart of the Carozzi dairy and cheese shop, a haven for cheese enthusiasts, where tradition meets modernity in preserving ancient dairy production methods. The cheese shop is a guardian of these time-honored techniques, adapted to suit contemporary palates. Indulge in a refined menu presented on slate plates, with wine served in elegant crystal goblets. As you relish these culinary delights, soak in the breathtaking views of the Lombardy pre-Alps, surrounded by the natural beauty of Valsassina. Discover an exclusive selection of cheeses in this captivating locale, where the mountains harmonize with the allure of the lake, creating a truly extraordinary experience. The immersive setting is also great to access the charming villages surrounding Lake Como.

From Bergamo railway station: Bernina train ticket

From Bergamo railway station: Bernina train ticket

From Bergamo railway station to Tirano and from Tirano to Saint Moritz and return, times on the regional train from Bergamo to Tirano and back are booked while times aboard the Bernina Red Train (regional train, not Bernina express with panoramic carriage) are free throughout the day, suggested itinerary: *****Please note, due to organizational reasons by Trenord, from Feb. 05 the schedule will be as follows*****: 06:26 - 06:57 Departure by Autobus from Bergamo to Ponte San Pietro 07:07 - 07:40 Departure by regional train from Ponte San Pietro to Lecco 08:02 - 09:52 Departure by regional train from Lecco to Tirano 11:00 - 13:11 Departure aboard Bernina Red Train from Tirano to Saint Moritz Free time for lunch in Saint Moritz 15:48 - 18:23 Departure aboard the Bernina Red Train from Saint Moritz to Tirano 19:08 - 20:58 Departure by regional train from Tirano to Lecco 21:12 - 22:32 Departure by regional train from Lecco to Bergamo *Until 08.09.2024 replacement bus service from Colico to Tirano and viceversa* *times from Bergamo to Tirano and back subject to reconfirmation

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From Milan: Lake Como Cruise, St. Moritz & Bernina Red Train

From Milan: Lake Como Cruise, St. Moritz & Bernina Red Train

Board a luxury coach and head to the shores of Lake Como. Climb aboard a private boat and sail on the calm waters just after sunrise. During the cruise, enjoy the views of picturesque villages such as Bellagio and some famous villas. We will continue by bus to St. Moritz where you will have the chance to explore some of its charming shops and visit the city before boarding the train. Continue to the panoramic Bernina Red Train. Travel on the highest railways in the Alps, climbing glittering glaciers up to 2,256 meters above sea level. Capture stunning photos of the incredible landscapes you pass through. A breathtaking train journey immersed in mountain scenery as the train snakes and climbs around this unspoiled landscape. Once we arrive at our destination, our bus will be waiting for us to return to Milan. Please note that the itinerary is subject to change to guarantee the best experience.

From Milan: Lake Como Cruise with Visits to Como & Bellagio

From Milan: Lake Como Cruise with Visits to Como & Bellagio

Explore one of the most picturesque regions of northern Italy on a full-day sightseeing tour to the celebrities’ favorite destination of Lake Como. Visit the beautiful cities of Como and Bellagio, take a cruise on the lake, and admire the scenic views of the region. During the bus ride out from Milan, informative commentary will be given on the historical landmarks and the spectacular landscape along the way. After reaching the small village of Cadenabbia, you will make a quick 15-minute ferry crossing to Bellagio, known as the “Pearl of the Lake”. You will enjoy your time in this idyllic and relaxing place. Next, climb aboard a group boat for a cruise up the lake to Como, a delightful journey that traverses the stunning lake, renowned for its picturesque landscapes and charming towns. As you embark on this scenic voyage, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, elegant villas dotting the shoreline, and the crystal-clear waters of the lake. Upon arrival in Como, take a walking tour of the scenic town center, where nature, art and local traditions collide. Learn about the many great poets and writers who have been enchanted and inspired by the beauty of Como’s villas, gardens and fairy tale atmosphere.

Varenna: Picnic Experience in the Italian Alps

Varenna: Picnic Experience in the Italian Alps

Discover Lake Como's splendor in the foothills of the Alps with a picnic experience from Varenaa. Savor a selection of local products from the Valtellina and Valsassina valleys. Immerse yourself in the delicious taste, the splendid scenery, and the sweet sounds of nature. Meet your guide in Piazza Martiri and board the car that will take you up to the mountains. On the way, admire dramatic landscapes, half-abandoned churches, orchards, and the lake. Upon arrival, leave the car and follow your guide on a short walk through the forest while enjoying views of Lake Como from above. Learn about local producers and farmers of the region. Rising to the very foothills of the Alps, watch the views open in all their glory. Get to a secluded location, where a readymade picnic awaits. Enjoy light music in the background, an elegant atmosphere, and a magnificent view before your eyes. Savor a range of lovingly selected fresh products, including meat, cheese, fruits, vegetables, light snacks, water, and wine. Learn the stories behind these flavors and the local farmers who provide them.

Valmadrera: Lake Como Sailing Trip with Prosecco and Snacks

Valmadrera: Lake Como Sailing Trip with Prosecco and Snacks

Experience the freedom of sailing on the stunning eastern side of Lake Como. Select from day tour or sunset tour options. For the sunset tour option, enjoy a light dinner onboard in addition to your glass of Prosecco. Embark on a sailing tour on the eastern side of the lake, to discover clear blue waters, lush vegetation, mountains above you, and beautiful little towns on the shores of the lake. Enjoy a glass of prosecco to toast your trip. Admire the views of Baia di Parè, Malgrate, Lecco, Abbadia and the high mountains of this wild area. Jump in to the crystal clear waters for a swim, or take the wheel and try your hand at being captain. The wind and your skippers will guide you, as you relax and enjoy this wonderful adventure on Lake Como.

Escape Room across Lecco

Escape Room across Lecco

Hunt for clues, crack codes and solve puzzles - just like in a great escape room. A dozen clues placed in the streets and shops of the old town, that only the smartest will find. You’ll find hidden symbols in a record store or a cryptic message in a pizzeria. Every object is a piece of a bigger puzzle. The challenges become increasingly more difficult. Sato Code is no game for kids: we recommend active participation from the age of 13. You’ll need to unleash all your brainpower to unravel the mystery. Only together with your team of brainiacs, you’ll master this game. The game unfolds in the city centre. From Piazza Mario Cermenati, you'll cross Piazza Manzoni and Piazza Garibaldi, heading toward the lakefront. You'll not only pass by Lecco's iconic landmarks, but also uncover some hidden gems that only few visitors come across. Don't settle for a usual tourist outing – try this escape game!

Lake Como: Cheese Factory Tour and Tasting in Valsassina

Lake Como: Cheese Factory Tour and Tasting in Valsassina

Discover our dairy accompanied by our guide who will take you through the process of production and maturation our cow, goat and bufala cheeses. At the end of the visit, be accompanied by the "Mastro Casaro" who will guide you through the tasting process, sharing the stories and couriosities related to each cheese. appreciate the nuances of aroma, richness of flavor and variety of textures that characterize our cheeses. The gastronomic experiences, offered by Carozzi in the Classic and Gourmet versions, are designed for true lovers of cheese and good food, for all those who want to be carried away in a world of authentic flavours and discover the excellence of dairy traditions that have been handed down for generations. The tasting includes 8 different types of cheeses with compste, a glass of wine, water and coffee Discover lake Como with our audio guide. You can learn about the special features of the lake directly from your device in your favorite language

From Milan: St. Moritz Bus Tour and Bernina Express Ticket

From Milan: St. Moritz Bus Tour and Bernina Express Ticket

Discover the charming and historic town of St. Moritz in Switzerland, located at 1856 meters above sea level and in the center of the magnificent landscape of the Engadine lakes on a bus tour from Milan. Hope on the famous Bernina Express little red train from Tirano to St. Moritz and admire sprawling views of alpine lakes and pristine valleys. Join your tour in Milan and hop onto your bus. Sit back and relax on your way to Tirano, taking in the views en route. Once in Tirano, get off the bus and stroll around the town at your own pace for a few hours, before hopping on the Bernina Red Train for the second part of your journey. Marvel at the Swiss Alps and White Lakes from your comfortable and charming train seat, before arriving in the quaint town of St. Moritz in Switzerland. Take your time to walk around the town, stopping for lunch at your own leisure, before heading back to Milan the same way you arrived.

Lake Como: Classic Fiat 500 Car Rental - Part/Full Day (24h)

Lake Como: Classic Fiat 500 Car Rental - Part/Full Day (24h)

For full-day bookings: Enjoy a one of a kind, stress-free rental experience during your holiday with Dolcevita Classics. We will deliver and pick up the car to and from your desired destination anywhere around the Lake. You will most likely be able to enjoy this free service as our service area covers both Como Province and Lecco Province. For 4h bookings: Pickup and drop off the car at Dedalo - Orsoline San Carlo - Viale Varese, 30, 22100 Como CO Embark on a quintessentially Italian adventure as you rent this impeccable classic Cinquecento (Fiat 500) from Dolcevita Classics in the breathtaking setting of Lake Como, Italy. Picture yourself cruising along the scenic lakeside roads, surrounded by majestic mountains and charming lakeside villages. Drop the top and feel the wind in your hair as you navigate charming cobblestone roads, stopping at quaint villages and scenic villas along the way. This adventure promises a blend of vintage charm and breathtaking landscapes that will leave you with unforgettable memories of Italy's stunning beauty. Sense the nostalgia and excitement of driving this iconic vehicle as you explore the hidden gems of the region at your own pace. Whether you're seeking romantic escapades, cultural discoveries, or simply a fun-filled day of exploration, Dolcevita Classics Fiat 500 rentals offer an unforgettable way to experience the beauty and charm of Lake Como. Full Day & 4h Bookings: • How many fit in the car? It is a 4 seater, however comfortably it fits 3 adults or 2 adults with 2 children. • Is it a manual or an auto? You will need to know how to drive a manual, however the car is incredibly easy and fun to drive. • Can I drive everywhere? You can drive anywhere except for permanent and temporary ZTL (Limited traffic zones). This means that you cannot drive into the larger metropolitan Milan area or centre. Nor can you drive through the centre of small villages like Varenna when the ZTL is active. • What fuel does it use? You will receive the car with a full tank of unleaded 95 petrol/gasoline. Please top up the car when you are done. Full day Bookings Only: • How long can I have the car for? This is a REAL FULL-DAY RENTAL, no nonsense. The car is yours to enjoy for the entire 24 hours if you have booked several consecutive days, and 23 hours if you booked a single-day hire. This 1-hour difference is to accommodate the transfer and preparation of the vehicle for the next customer. • What time can I start and finish my activity? Dolcevita Classics wants to give you full flexibility with regard to when and how long you will be renting the car for. However, for the purpose of this specific activity, the starting time is 2 PM unless a different booking time has been agreed with us. • Where do I park? Preferably the car is kept in a covered parking spot or car garage at your hotel or apartment. We also have two garages available for you to use in Como for free. Alternatively street parking can also be used.

Lake Como: Cheese and Wine Tasting in Valsassina

Lake Como: Cheese and Wine Tasting in Valsassina

Embark on a gastronomic journey just a stone's throw from Lake Como nestled in the picturesque Valsassina. Immerse yourself in a delectable tasting featuring two exquisite cheese varieties, with an optional upgrade to include savory sliced meats, accompanied by a bottle of wine for every two people. Venture into the heart of the Carozzi dairy and cheese shop, a haven for cheese enthusiasts, where tradition meets modernity in preserving ancient dairy production methods. The cheese shop is a guardian of these time-honored techniques, adapted to suit contemporary palates. Indulge in a refined menu presented on slate plates, with wine served in elegant crystal goblets. As you relish these culinary delights, soak in the breathtaking views of the Lombardy pre-Alps, surrounded by the natural beauty of Valsassina. Discover an exclusive selection of cheeses in this captivating locale, where the mountains harmonize with the allure of the lake, creating a truly extraordinary experience. The immersive setting is also great to access the charming villages surrounding Lake Como.

From Bergamo railway station: Bernina train ticket

From Bergamo railway station: Bernina train ticket

From Bergamo railway station to Tirano and from Tirano to Saint Moritz and return, times on the regional train from Bergamo to Tirano and back are booked while times aboard the Bernina Red Train (regional train, not Bernina express with panoramic carriage) are free throughout the day, suggested itinerary: *****Please note, due to organizational reasons by Trenord, from Feb. 05 the schedule will be as follows*****: 06:26 - 06:57 Departure by Autobus from Bergamo to Ponte San Pietro 07:07 - 07:40 Departure by regional train from Ponte San Pietro to Lecco 08:02 - 09:52 Departure by regional train from Lecco to Tirano 11:00 - 13:11 Departure aboard Bernina Red Train from Tirano to Saint Moritz Free time for lunch in Saint Moritz 15:48 - 18:23 Departure aboard the Bernina Red Train from Saint Moritz to Tirano 19:08 - 20:58 Departure by regional train from Tirano to Lecco 21:12 - 22:32 Departure by regional train from Lecco to Bergamo *Until 08.09.2024 replacement bus service from Colico to Tirano and viceversa* *times from Bergamo to Tirano and back subject to reconfirmation

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