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Porta Torre, Como

Porta Torre, Como: Our most recommended tours and activities

Como: Guided City Walking Tour with Cruise Ticket

1. 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. 

Como City Guided Tour

2. Como City Guided 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

Como: Guided City Tour with Boat Cruise

3. Como: Guided City Tour with Boat Cruise

Discover the allure of Como with our expert guides! Don't miss this chance to explore the city and its stunning lake. The tour starts at Piazza Cavour, once a medieval port. We'll pass by the Teatro Sociale and then head to Duomo Square, the medieval political and religious center of Como. Our visit continues to the oldest church in the historic center, the Church of San Fedele, overlooking a charming square. Next, we'll reach Porta Torre, a part of the ancient city walls dating back to the 12th century. Finally, we'll conclude at the lakefront, where you can admire the cable railway and Daniel Libeskind's modern monument. The tour includes an open ticket for a boat cruise on the first basin of the lake, allowing you to choose your preferred time. Enjoy a splendid trip and marvel at the towns of Cernobbio, Moltrasio, Torno, and Blevio, as well as the magnificent villas dotting the lakeshore.

From Milan: Lake Como & Bellagio Private Guided Day Tour

4. 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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