From Milan: Guided Tour of Como & Lake Como
- Small group
- Duration: 4 hours
- Optional audio guide
Meet your guide near the Cardorna train station in Milan. Ride the train to Como. Explore the 2000-year old city of Como with your knowledgable guide. Como is famous for its gorgeous scenery– it borders the stunning Lake Como, is near the alps, and has a pleasant climate. In earlier centuries, the city was a favorite among the Roman elite. Now it is a vacation destination for Hollywood celebrities. Explore Como’s historic center with your knowledgable guide. Admire the city’s beautiful architecture and sculpture. Visit its historic churches. Take in stunning vistas. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking natural beauty of Lake Como, Italy’s 3rd largest lake.
Tour charming Lake Como up close on a Segway and you will understand why poets, artists and the elite have flocked to these shores since Roman times. Begin near elegant Villa Olmo and follow a romantic promenade that lets you admire the grand neoclassical villas lining the western shore. A panoramic view of the whole city, nestled at one end of this unique "Y"-shaped lake, awaits at the public gardens. Next we head into the town center. Medieval walls surround this delightful enclave. Acquaint yourself with the cafes and restaurants housed in refined buildings along its streets. A Segway is the perfect choice to get around easily, and our maximum tour size of 8 people makes this a very personal experience. Once you have a feel for the town, return along the lake and enjoy gliding through the enchanted atmosphere that this magical landscape evokes.
Spend some time learning from chef Luigi, one of Bellagio's young, talented chefs. Fuel your culinary passion as you find out how to create your very own Italian dishes using local ingredients. Start your foodie adventure at the Bellagio Ferry gates. Hop on board and listen to tales from the kitchen as you make your way to the restaurant. Once you arrive, get to know your chef as you enjoy a cup of coffee or cappuccino together. Time to get started. Put on your apron and head to the herb harden behind the restaurant to source some of the fresh ingredients for your lesson. Learn how to make homemade pasta fresca, and discover the secrets behind perfect risotto, tagliatelle, and gnocchi. And of course, no meal is complete without dessert. Now that you've prepared all this delicious food, it's time to enjoy it at a sit-down lunch. Admire the views from the terrace as you indulge in your ...
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Elena organized it super, it was interesting and fun and a great experience !!!