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  3. Como
  4. Pietra Pendula

Lake Como: Easy Mountain Trek with Funicular & Boat Ride

Product ID: 381549
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Climb aboard a funicular from Downtown Como and take in breathtaking views over Lake Como. Admire the beautiful mountain landscapes as you pass through different towns and come across peculiar findings. Return to Lake Como by boat.
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Duration: 6 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Take in panoramic views of Lake Como and its surrounding mountains
  • Feel like a local and travel by funicular and by boat
  • Indulge in a family-style picnic with local healthy food from a spectacular lookout point
Full description
Meet your guide in front of the funicular station in Downtown Como and enjoy a cable train ride uphill. Once you’ve arrived in Brunate, start your excursion through the scenic mountainside path winding through characteristic villages. Your guide will tell you everything about Como and its surrounding mountains. 

Wander through stunning mountain landscapes and forests crossing the mountains of Blevio, Sorto, and Cazzannoro before reaching the enchanting hamlet of Monte Piatto. Take in panoramic views over the lake from the church Santa Elisabetta. Then head over to see the peculiar Pietra Pendula, a gigantic boulder suspended on the apex of limestone rock. During your trek, you'll stop to have a family-style picnic with local produce while enjoying a spectacular view. 

Continue the tour to the small village of Piazzaga and pass by the fascinating Massi Avelli along the way. Descend to the picturesque town of Torno from where you’ll be able to take one last breathtaking view over the lake before returning to Downtown Como by boat.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Funicular ticket
  • Boat ticket
  • Picnic basket with local food (cheese and raw cuts)
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

• Meet your guide in front of the funicular station in Downtown Como • 5-minute walk from Como Lago train station • Trains depart every 30 minutes from Milano

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Important information
What to bring
  • Hiking shoes
  • Water
  • Jacket
Know before you go
• This trekking activity is suitable for walkers and even untrained and involves some steep descents. The vertical downhill gradient is 400 meters

From US$ 107.22 per person

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Product ID: 381549