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Como Cathedral, Como: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Milan: Lake Como & Bellagio Day Tour with Luxury Cruise

1. From Milan: Lake Como & Bellagio Day Tour with Luxury Cruise

Marvel at the stunning mountain scenery around Lake Como on a guided day tour from Milan. Marvel at the Mediterranean and Alpine scenery on a summer cruise to Varenna and Bellagio. Begin your journey by bus and travel directly from Milan to Como. Join your guide on a walking tour to discover Como Cathedral and other historical gems. Hop on a private boat along the lake and listen to a live commentary highlighting top villas, gardens, and other sites. Disembark at Varenna, Stroll through the cobblestone corridors of this picturesque village and feel the charm of its tranquil streets. Board another ferry to the colorful Bellagio, regarded as one of the most beautiful and idyllic towns in the region, and enjoy 2 hours of free time. Relax and savor a regional meal at one of the local restaurants. Finally, board your bus back to Milan where you can sit back and take advantage of the onboard Wi-Fi to share your photos of the day’s unforgettable memories.

From Milan: Lugano & Bellagio Day Trip & Lake Boat Cruise

2. From Milan: Lugano & Bellagio Day Trip & Lake Boat Cruise

Enjoy a full-day trip to Lake Como, Lugano, and Bellagio. Discover the best of Italy and Switzerland on this guided tour. Discover two countries in one day on a scenic day trip from Milan. Admire panoramic views of Lake Como and stroll around its medieval streets. Take a boat trip to explore the charming shops of Bellagio and visit the beautiful town of Lugano in Switzerland. Jump aboard a bus in Milan and drive toward Lake Como. Wander around medieval alleys on a guided walking tour and see the old villas. Discover the art, history, and local traditions of the area before seeing the impressive Gothic Cathedral. After your break, begin your drive to the small village of Cadenabbia. Navigate the lake and reach Bellagio, where you can explore and shop at your own pace. After visiting Bellagio cruise back to Cadenabbia and hop back on the bus to make your way to Switzerland. Admire impressive views of The Alps and the stunning Lake Lugano as you drive by, then enjoy your free time in Lugano to walk around and explore. After an amazing day exploring two different countries ride the bus back to Milan.

Como: Guided City Walking Tour with Cruise Ticket

3. Como: Guided City Walking Tour with Cruise Ticket

Discover the narrow pedestrian streets, historical piazzas, and ancient city walls of Como on this guided walking tour with an included boat tour. Immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of the city. See statues, churches, and the famous villas of Lake Como.  Start at the Piazza Cavour, a modern square on the site of the ancient medieval port. Pass by the Teatro Sociale and head to Duomo Square, the political and religious center of medieval Como. See Como’s cathedral with its detailed facade, a testament to the Comacine masters of the Middle Ages. Continue to the oldest church in the historic center, the Church of San Fedele, which overlooks a small square. Visit Porta Torre, part of the ancient city walls, dating back to the twelfth century. After crossing Piazza Volta and seeing the Alessandro Volta marble statue, finish the tour at the lakefront. Take your unguided lake boat cruise when it fits your schedule. You can choose which time is suitable for you and see the towns of Cernobbio, Moltrasio, Torno, and Blevio from the turquoise waters of Lake Como. 

From Milan: Como, Lugano, Bellagio with Private Lake Cruise

4. From Milan: Como, Lugano, Bellagio with Private Lake Cruise

Starting off at Lake Como in Italy, you'll encounter the breathtaking beauty of the lake and its picturesque towns. Bellagio, known as the "Pearl of Lake Como," offers charming streets, stunning villas, and beautiful gardens. It's a perfect place to wander and soak in the serene atmosphere. We will meet at 8:16 am at Piazza Repubblica and depart by bus at 8:30 am towards Como. After about 1 hour of travel, we will reach our first destination. A walk through the city of Como awaits us, among its magnificent squares, historic alleys, and its lake, admiring the Cathedral, its antiquities, and the lake itself. We will then head towards Tremezzo, where a private boat awaits us for a cruise through the central lake, admiring the splendid lake landscapes and its historic villas such as Carlotta, Balbianello, Cassinella, and Melfi. We will disembark in Bellagio, where you will have approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes of free time for lunch, to admire the particular alleys of the village, and to discover its panorama After Bellagio, our next stop will be Cadenabbia di Griante. In Cadenabbia, we'll board our bus and journey towards Lugano In this Swiss town, you'll have free time to explore its historic center, especially Via Nassa, the shopping street, the lakeside promenade, the Church of Santa Maria degli Angioli, and indulge in its delightful chocolate shops. From there, we will conclude our journey heading towards Milan

Como: Guided City Walking Tour

5. Como: Guided City Walking Tour

The guided tour of the historic center of Como will lead you to discover a fascinating city, rich in history and centuries-old traditions, elegantly overlooking on the magnificent lake, famous all over the world for its landscapes, its colors, its stately villas and lush gardens The tour will start in Cavour Square -The heart of the city- passing from Duomo Square, until you reach the walls of Porta Torre where you will admire the most significant monuments A journey through time, that start from the Roman Novum Comum, to the glorious medieval era with the Gothic style Dome, to continue with the Neoclassical Teatro Sociale, up to the present day with the Rationalist Terragni style and modern art of Libeskind

From Milano Lake Como Cruise with Como, Bellagio Tour

6. From Milano Lake Como Cruise with Como, Bellagio Tour

We'll gather at 8:30 am at Repubblica in Milan and head north by bus. After an hour's ride, we'll arrive at our first stop, Como, where we'll embark on a guided walking tour. This tour will showcase Como's key landmarks, including the impressive Duomo, its charming narrow streets, and the stunning lakeside.From Como, we'll take a panoramic cruise towards Bellagio, renowned as the 'Pearl of Lake Como.' Aboard the ferry, you'll witness the breathtaking Lake Como from a unique vantage point. During the two-hour cruise, marvel at the incredible lake vistas, spot the famous town of Laglio with George Clooney's villa, and admire historic villas like Villa Carlotta, Balbianello, Cassinella, Melfi, alongside unspoiled natural scenery. Following the cruise, enjoy leisure time to soak in the idyllic atmosphere, explore the gardens, streets, stairways, and the scenic lakefront. Perhaps indulge in a glass of wine from one of the village cellars. Continuing our adventure before returning to Milan, our bus will take us to a panoramic viewpoint and the Sanctuary of the Madonna del Ghisallo, highly esteemed by cycling amateur. Adjacent to the sanctuary lies the Museum of Cycling, housing jerseys and personal items of cycling legends such as Coppi, Bartali, Merckx, Motta, and Pantani.Our return journey will bring us back to the meeting point in Milan, estimated around 7:00 pm."

Como: Secrets of the City Interactive Discovery Game

7. Como: Secrets of the City Interactive Discovery Game

Explore Como at your own pace with this outdoor discovery walk available in the browser of your smartphone. Hunt for clues as you get to know the city on foot and see highlights, including the Gothic Como Cathedral and the Basilica San Fedele. After opening the playlink you'll receive after buying start your adventure at Piazza Cavour. Work your way through 11 fun riddles to unlock the history behind the monuments, cute streets and hidden street art. The trail takes about two hours, but feel free to explore it at your own pace and pause the game whenever you want to take a break. Once finished the trail, we share some of the creators' recommendations for food, shopping and other sights to enjoy in Como. Curious facts: Get to know more about the city, discover the secrets of the main attractions, and learn about curious facts that you won't read elsewhere. Find monuments and hidden secrets: Our local creator created an interactive walk through the city. Cryptic indications make you wind through the cities streets, inviting you to pay attention to details which you usually won't notice. Once you've arrived at the next stop, you will have to solve a question: open your eyes and mind and use your location to find the right answer! Enjoy: While doing this discovery trail, you will get to know the city from another point of view. Even locals discover new facts while doing secret city trails! Scout out the best sights and hidden gems, including the impressive Gothic Como Cathedral, the Basilica San Fedele, and the Alessandro Volta Memorials. Finish your adventure at Lungo Lario Trieste and soak up the stunning views on Lake Como and the surrounding mountains.

From Milan: Lake Como & Bellagio Day Trip w/ Private Driver

8. From Milan: Lake Como & Bellagio Day Trip w/ Private Driver

This 11-hour private day trip will introduce to you the most famous lake of Italy - Lake Como, together with its remarkable villas and breathtaking panoramic views. The tour includes a luxury car with a professionally licensed English-speaking driver in a suit and reservations for one of the most important restaurants in Lake Como as well as visit of famous villas. The tour will start in your hotel - at the time you prefer, where our driver will meet you. You will start your journey in a luxury Mercedes Car (different models are available, depending on the size of your group, all brand new with with air conditioning and Wi-Fi). First of all, our professional driver will drive you directly to Como City, one of the most famous lakeside towns in Italy, where you can enjoy a lovely walk long the lake and explore the town. Como has a long history dated back even before Roman empire, was ruled by multiple Italian, German and Austrian emperors due to its strategic location. You will stop by the Duomo of Como, the last Gothic Duomo built in Italy and the most important religious site of the city. From Duomo of Como, you will continue to explore the city centers led by narrow marble streets through other important sites such as Piazza San Fedele, Via Vitani, Piazza Cavour. We will take care of all lunch reservations for you - how about Villa D’Este, one of the most famous and historical villas of Lake Como? Here you can also admire its renaissance interior design and gardens of the villa (in case you have any other preferences for the lunch, we will help to book another place). Before becoming the global symbol of luxury hospitality, since 15th century, Villa D'Este has always been the residence of the most noble Italian families. After lunch, you will enjoy a short drive along the lake to reach one of the magnificent villas of Lake Como, such as Villa Balbianello or Villa Carlotta, famous for their neoclassic design, elegant lake front symmetric gardens, sculptures, fountains and immense gardens. Only a few villas of Lake Como still remain opened to the public, so enjoy a unique opportunity to admire the prestigious life style of Italian most privileged social class in the past. After the visit of the villa, you will take a ferry ride to Bellagio, the pearl of Lake Como. Here you will enjoy free time for shopping and a lovely walk among the picturesque cobblestone road of this beautiful village. After Bellagio, your private driver will accompany you back to Milan at approximately 19:00. At the end of the day, you can also decide if you prefer to come back to Milan or stay in Bellagio for dinner (extra charge for the waiting time 80€ per hour) - our private driver will accompany you back to Milan at any time you wish. This private experience can be 100% personalized depending on your preferences and it is possible to include a professional local expert guide (multiple language choice) and a ride on a beautiful private luxury boat along the lake.

The Grandeur of Como: Villa Olmo and Brunate Funicular

9. The Grandeur of Como: Villa Olmo and Brunate Funicular

Enjoy a walking tour discovering Italy’s silk capital, Como. Our favourite guide will disclose the history of the landmarks of the main town of the lake, where major silk producers built their factories and famous inventor Alessandro Volta was born. After strolling through the historic centre among ancient buildings and local workshops, enjoy a delicious ice cream while admiring Villa Olmo. Then, we will head to Brunate where we will take the funicular and enjoy breathtaking views over lakes and mountains below. Pickup: Vicolo Duomo, 22100 Como CO, Italy Drop-Off: Brunate - funicolare, 22034 Brunate, Province of Como, Italy With a supplement, we can provide transfer by car or minivan to the starting locations of the tour. Please let us know about your hotel/apartment location and we will able to quote the pick-up and drop-off for you.

From Milan: Lake Como & Bellagio Private Guided Day Tour

10. From Milan: Lake Como & Bellagio Private Guided Day Tour

Discover one of the most beautiful lakes in Europe that is surrounded by expensive villas, green palm trees, and scenic mountain ranges on this private day trip from Milan. Spend a day admiring Italy’s top-ranked lake and its charming towns and villages. Be picked up from your hotel in Milan and relax aboard a clean, air-conditioned vehicle that is suitable for the size of your group. Soak up the scenery on the drive, passing Castello Baradello and other beautiful towns and villages in Lombardy along the way. Stop in Como and stretch your legs after the drive with a guided walking tour of the Old Town. Be introduced to the history and cultural heritage of this beautiful region. See historic monuments like the medieval city gate Porta Torre and the 7th-century Basilica di San Fedele. Visit the Duomo di Como, an extraordinary cathedral that took more than 300 years to build, resulting in architecture and decor that represents the shift in styles from Gothic, through Baroque, to Renaissance. View the War Memorial and Monumento alla Resistenza Europea, which commemorate the victims of the First and Second World Wars. After exploring the city, you will go on a 2-hour scenic cruise on Lake Como. Cruise from Como to Bellagio, passing beautiful lakeside villas and gardens, such as Villa del Balbianello and Villa Carlota. The guide will provide interesting and informative commentary along the way and tell you what to see and do in Bellagio. After a short walking tour of Bellagio, have free time for lunch (a table at a popular local restaurant can be booked for you on request) and to do some souvenir shopping before returning to your accommodation in Milan.

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The trip was very well designed. The guide, Alejandro, was extremely attentive and provided a lot of details. We were delighted.

Alejandro was incredible, very helpful, funny and kind! We didn’t have to worry about anything, would highly recommend.

Alejandro was an awesome awesome guide. Super great details and helped us across

Our tour guide Alejandro was really friendly and helpfyl! Thank you Alejandro!

Loved it so much!! Was a perfect day cutest tour guides !!