From Milan: Full-Day Trip to Como, Lugano and Bellagio
- Duration: 10 hours
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From US$ 122.99
per group up to 2
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Depart Milan on a high-speed train for the town of Domodossola, the last Italian frontier before the Swiss border. Here, you will begin your adventure on the “Green Train of the Alps.” The train will take you on a journey through the Simplon pass, one of the most beautiful crossings in Switzerland. Cutting between the Alps, your knowledgeable English-speaking guide will introduce you to the secrets of mountains and the valleys as they appear before your eyes. After around 2-hours of breathtaking panoramas, you will arrive in Spiez, on the shores of Lake Thun. Here, you will stop for lunch (not included), before departing on your cruise to Interlaken on a state of the art steamboat. Whilst crossing the lake, take a moment to snap some pictures of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, 3 famous mountains whose recognizable shapes are reflected in the light blue water of the lake. Once in the Interla...
Good tour operator and nice to try Europe train and see interlaken nice mountain view
Your guide will lead you through the city, to Cassarate, up to Monte Bré and back down to the bottom of the mountain. Meet your guide at the Lugano Region tourist office in Piazza Riforma. Start at the city’s heart with a boat ride to the little harbor of Cassarate. Then, after getting on the funicular, enjoy the splendid views of the city center at your feet as you reach Lugano’s most uncontaminated summit. You will also get the chance to admire the fantastic panoramic view, which, on clear days, stretches all the way to Mount Rosa. Take a stroll and explore the small village of Brè, where life runs at a slow pace, while taking a look at the typical Ticinese houses, the church and the works of art. Explore Monte Bré at your own pace, soak in the stunning views over Lake Lugano, the city and nearby mountain tops. The return ticket on the funicular, to get back down to Cassarate is in...
Begin your exciting journey by being greeted by your English-speaking driver-guide at the lobby of your hotel in Zurich. From there, sit back and relax in your modern vehicle whilst taking advantage of the WiFi on the board. You soon reach Interlaken – a famous tourist destination boastfully settled city in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Widely known for its beautiful critical location, this town lies between the two lakes of Thun and Brienz. For this reason, it is an ideal base for exploring the beautiful mountains all around the central region of Switzerland. After spending some leisure time in the town of Interlaken, your adventure starts as you use your combined tickets for Brienzer Rothorn. Departing from Interlaken Ost, travel by boat to admire the pearls of Lake Brienz in the east side of Interlaken. As you travel, look deeply into the surrounding beauties of the authentic Swiss A...
A visit to Lugano may not be defined as such if you don't include Gandria, a romantic and picturesque place. In this magic and incredibly charming location, take a dive into the past and discover how people used to live once upon a time. In the company of a guide, walk to Gandria and while you leisurely stroll up and down the village streets, a boat will be waiting for you to bring you back to Lugano. Gandria is a romantic locality nestled on the shores of Lake Ceresio that may be reached either by land or by the lake. Many tourists and locals enjoy the boat trip from Lugano and the walk back to Castagnola along the lakeshore. The town’s center is closed to traffic and is an oasis of peace with its picturesque tiny streets and stairs that offer glimpses of great views and gorgeous landscapes. At the center of the town see the 16th century church of San Vigilio with its outstanding baroq...
It was a nice day with clear skies to do some hiking. The guide was professional and explained the history of Gandria and the culture in different languages to cater to everyone in the group. Tip: make sure to wear comfortable shoes, and for this time of the year take a light jacket with you. We started at late morning ( 10am) and it was still a little bit chilly.
After meeting your guide at your hotel, you’ll start the day with a walk through the historic centre of Lugano. Here, you’ll see the new conference centre, stroll through Lugano’s main shopping district, and see locals enjoying themselves in the many outdoor restaurants. A highlight will be going inside of the 15th-century church which is simply called "the church". Inside, you’ll see impressive mural paintings made by the Italian artist Bernardino Luini, one of Leonardo da Vinci’s disciples. You’ll then take a bus to the start of the Gandria Olive Trail footpath where you’ll enjoy a leisurely one-hour walk on the paved historic “Olive Trail” along the lakeside. You’ll eventually reach the romantic village of Gandria, which is nestled along the banks of Lake Lugano. Afterwards, you’ll board a public boat and cruise to your lunch stop at one of Lugano’s most scenic areas, where you’ll...
Let yourself be enchanted by a wonderful panorama as you visit two countries and two lakes during this day trip experience from Como to Lugano, Cadenabbia, and Bellagio. Enjoy informative commentary and a cruise on Lake Como.
Take a bus from Como and, after about a 1-hour drive, reach Lugano. Enjoy free time to visit the delightful city center and enjoy a romantic walk on the lake's shore.
Transfer by bus to Cadenabbia, a small village on Lake Como’s shore and a popular holiday destination for many aristocrats such as Queen Victoria of England and Zar Nicholas of Russia.
From Cadenabbia, board a cruise to reach the Bellagio, also known as the pearl of Lake Como. Spend some free time in this picturesque village.
Later, marvel at the amazing landscape from the water as you take another boat ride on the lake. Admire the fascinating...
Discover two countries in one day on this unforgettable tour. See Lake Como and enjoy one of the most picturesque places in the world. Explore Bellagio, known as the “Pearl of Lake Como,” and visit the town of Lugano.
Start your trip from Milan, jump aboard an air-conditioned bus and enjoy a short drive to Lake Como. Stroll along the medieval alleys on this guided walking tour and explore this charming city. Discover the art, history, and local traditions before seeing the impressive Gothic Cathedral.
Next, you’ll go back on the bus and head to Switzerland. First, admire the mesmerizing views of The Alps as you drive by. Then, enjoy some free time to walk around the enchanting city of Lugano, head to the lakeshore, and enjoy a romantic picnic with a view.
Afterward, drive to the small village of Cad...
Start with pickup from Como and, after a brief introduction, travel north in a luxury air-conditioned minivan. Cross the border into Switzerland to visit the town of Ascona on the shores of Lake Maggiore. Discover one of the largest of the Northern Lakes, known for its stunning Alpine backdrop and elegant promenades. Enjoy free time to explore Ascona and it's wonderful architecture and shops. From Ascona, travel a short distance to Lugano, often called the "Monte Carlo" of Switzerland with it's one-of-a-kind views and chic designer shops. Use your time here to enjoy some lunch and visit the Santa Maria Degli Angioli Church which houses the "Passion and Crucifixion" fresco by Da Vinci’s apprentice, Bernardino Luini. Leaving Lugano behind, follow a picturesque lakeside drive around Lake Lugano and head back into Italy. In Cadenabbia, your driver will leave you at the dock of the ferryboa...
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Amazing Views and our guide was excellent. Interlakan was a nice little town but you get just less than 2 hours in the village. The boat ride was about 1hr30min and the views were stunning as well. A few things to note: 1. 13 hour trip so be sure you eat before you go. 2. Eat on the boat so you have more time to spend in the village, but it’s pricey and not very filling. 3. Transportation to/from the village was about 4.5-5 hours each way. The only real negative was the long bus ride back. All in all we have amazing pictures, and all had a great time!
It was a beautiful journey. The Green Train track and scenery around and the natural beauty of Swiss valleys and mountains are difficult to be told its for our eyes only. The creator has put all the beauty and I am thankful to him for giving me this opportunity to see such a beauty. The Lake cruise is great. Interlaken is a bit costly city so try not to shop there if you are travelling from Milan.
The round trip is very long. You have to walk a lot, and the nice thing is that you spend a lot of time on the boat with an incredible view. Consider that there is little time for lunch so it is ideal to always bring snacks.
this trip was awesome. our guide, Inna was fantastic with lots of information and very helpful
Good tour operator and nice to try Europe train and see interlaken nice mountain view