GUIDED TOURS
around Lake Como

Curious to know more about Lake Como, its territory and its traditions?

A guided tour is definitely what you need!
Take a look at this selection of activities and become a real expert of Lake Como.

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Tours of the Villas

Boat tour with visit to three villas on Lake Como

Private experience

From €287/p

Up to 12 ppl

5 h

A 5-hour Venetian Limousine tour with visits to Villa Balbianello, Villa Carlotta and Villa Melzi or Villa Monastero, among the most beautiful villas on Lake Como. Departures from Bellagio or Varenna.

  • Take a guided tour of Villa Balbianello, location of films such as Casino Royale and Star Wars
  • Explore Villa Carlotta and Villa Melzi D’Eril (or Villa Monastero) on your own 
  • Taste some local wine from a winery in Bellagio or Varenna
  • Note: the above price is per person when a group of 12 people participate

Tour provided by Rigamonti Lakes Tour & Experiences.
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Guided day tour of three villas on Lake Como

Private experience

From €100/p

Up to 20 ppl

7 h

7-hour guided tour of three famous villas on Lake Como: Villa Carlotta, Villa Melzi D’Eril and Villa Monastero. This tour includes entrance fees to the villas and ferry tickets. Departures from Bellagio, Varenna or Tremezzo.

  • Explore the spectacular botanical gardens of all three villas along with your tour guide
  • Take a guided visit to the museums of Villa Carlotta and Villa Monastero and learn about their ancient history
  • Travel across Lake Como by ferry to reach the three villas
  • Note: the above price is per person when a group of 20 people participate

Tour provided by Rigamonti Lakes Tour & Experiences.
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Self-guided tour of three villas on Lake Como

Private experience

€99/person

Up to 20 ppl

7 h

7-hour self-guided tour of the famous Villa Carlotta, Villa Melzi D’Eril and Villa Monastero. This tour includes entrance fees to the villas and ferry tickets. Departures from Bellagio, Varenna or Tremezzo.

  • Walk among the stunning botanical gardens of all three villas and discover rare species of plants at your own pace
  • Visit the elegant museums of Villa Carlotta and Villa Monastero and learn about their ancient history
  • Travel across Lake Como by ferry to reach the three villas

Tour provided by Rigamonti Lakes Tour & Experiences.
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Tours with Tasting

Guided day tour to Bellagio & Villa Melzi from Como

Private experience

From €145/p

Up to 19 ppl

8 h

A one-day guided tour of Bellagio and the gardens of Villa Melzi departing from Como. The tour includes round-trip public ferry tickets, a three-course lunch and admission to the Gardens.

  • From Como, take the ferry to Bellagio with your guide
  • Enjoy a three-course lunch at Bellagio with drinks and coffee
  • Visit Villa Melzi gardens and Bellagio with your guide
  • Note: the above price is per person when a group of 19 people participate

Tour provided by Rigamonti Lakes Tour & Experiences.
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Food & wine tour in Como city

Private experience

From €440/t

Up to 9 ppl

3 h

Discover the best tasting locations in the beautiful city of Como and experience the authentic Italian aperitivo!

  • Your guides will take you to the non-touristy places in Como where real locals hang out
  • Taste the best cured meats and wines that Como and the Lombardy region have to offer
  • End the tour with the best ice cream ever!
  • Note: the tour has a base price of €300 to which is added the cost of €70 per participant (minimum two participants)

Tour provided by Lake Como Experiences.
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Day tour to Lecco & Bellano + aperitif and 1h boat tour

Private experience

From €104/p

Up to 12 ppl

6 h

A guided half-day tour of Lecco and a 1-hour private boat tour followed by a hearty aperitivo at Bellano

  • Visit Lecco, its city centre and the famous Pescarenico (known for The Betrothed) with a qualified tour guide
  • Take a 1-hour private boat tour at Bellano and admire some famous towns (Menaggio, Varenna and Bellagio)
  • Enjoy a hearty local aperitivo (including dessert, water, coffee and wine) in a restaurant with a lake view at Bellano
  • Note: the above price is per person when a group of 12 people participate

Tour provided by Rigamonti Lakes Tour & Experiences.
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Tours of the Territory

Guided day tour to Como City & Duomo from Bellagio

Private experience

From €68/p

Up to 19 ppl

7 h

A one-day guided tour of the city of Como and its historic Duomo, departing from Bellagio. The guided tour includes ferry tickets and admission to the Duomo.

  • From Bellagio, take the ferry to Como with your guide
  • Enjoy a delightful lunch of your choice at Como during the free time of the tour
  • Take a fully guided visit to Como city and its Duomo and learn about their history 
  • Note: the above price is per person when a group of 19 people participate

Tour provided by Rigamonti Lakes Tour & Experiences.
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Bellagio, Varenna and the Vezio Castle + 1h boat tour

Private experience

From €126/p

Up to 12 ppl

8 h

Discover Bellagio, Varenna and the historic Vezio Castle on a full-day guided tour. Departures from Bellagio or Varenna.

  • Take a guided tour of Varenna and Bellagio with a licensed guide and have lunch on your own
  • Enjoy a one-hour private boat ride and walk on the romantic Passeggiata degli Innamorati
  • Immerse yourself in history and the 360° panoramic lake views from the Vezio Castle
  • Note: the above price is per person when a group of 12 people participate

Tour provided by Rigamonti Lakes Tour & Experiences.
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Guided tour of Como City + public boat ticket

Group or private experience

€50/person

Up to 30 ppl

1.5 h

guided walking tour of Como city, its historic sites, squares, and churches. This tour also includes a ferry ride on your own to visit the villages closest to Como.

  • Take a guided walking tour of Como city and enjoy all its must-sees, such as Piazza Cavour, Piazza Duomo, Porta Torre, etc.
  • Relax on a self-guided boat cruise on Como lake and see some lakeside villages, such as Cernobbio, Moltrasio, Torno and Blevio

Tour provided by GetYourGuide.
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Self-guided discovery game in Como

Private experience

€28

Up to 5 ppl*

2 h

A 2-hour self-guided discovery game in which you will explore the historic center of Como. While solving cryptic but fun riddles, you will discover the city’s most important monuments like the cathedral of Como, Piazza San Fedele and the life of its most famous inhabitants.

  • Discover Como at your own pace, whenever you want (preferably during the day)
  • Learn more about Alessandro Volta, the inventor of the electric battery, and the monuments dedicated to him
  • This activity is perfect for families with children ages 8 and up, couples and groups
  • * Note: the above price is for a group of up to five people; if you are a bigger group, you can buy a second game

Tour provided by GetYourGuide.
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Self-guided discovery game in Bellagio

Private experience

€28

Up to 5 ppl*

2 h

A 2-hour self-guided discovery game in which you will explore the historic center of Bellagio. While solving cryptic but fun riddles, you will discover more the city’s most important monuments, alleys, and off-the-beaten-path routes.

  • Discover Bellagio at your own pace, whenever you want (preferably during the day)
  • Learn more about the ancient history of this now-so-famous destination on Lake Como
  • This activity is perfect for families with children ages 8 and up, couples and groups
  • * Note: the above price is for a group of up to five people; if you are a bigger group, you can buy a second game

Tour provided by GetYourGuide.
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