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Lake Como, Bellagio and Lugano Day Trip from Milan

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An alpine adventure awaits. Discover three exotic destinations: Lake Como, Bellagio, and Lugano in nearby Switzerland in a single-day tour that allows you to relax and make the most of your time away from the city. Delve into the charming Italian countryside and discover sights you are guaranteed to not find elsewhere.

Highlights

  • Experience three beautiful Alpine destinations: Lake Como, Bellagio, and Lugano on a full-day tour which allows you to travel across international borders and back within one-day

  • Cruise on Lake Como on a panoramic boat and travel to the scenic town of Bellagio, world famous for its beauty and natural landscape

  • A professional guide will accompany you on this tour and help you out with the border crossing. They will also provide commentary through the tour and highlight the fascinating details of Northern Italy

  • Discover one of history’s most important artworks, ‘Passion and Crucifixion’ by Bernardino Luini, in the picturesque city of Lugano and purchase chocolates in the world famous chocolatier nation: Switzerland.

  • Transfers through the tour will be in an air-conditioned private coach

  • Small group sizes of 25 people or less. You will be given audio headsets so you can always hear your guide clearly.

Inclusions

  • Transfers through the tour in an A/C Coach

  • Tour of Como, Bellagio, and Lugano

  • 50-min to 2-hour panoramic cruise on Lake Como

  • Services of a professional bilingual guide

  • Free time to visit nearby attractions of your choice

  • Audio headsets

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Ratings & Reviews

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Patricia Pasqualini Wade

Patricia

3/5

Sep, 2023

Baraba was an excellent guide. The tour description was not very accurate. It stated we were on a boat ride or Como but failed to say it was a water taxi which is very different than a dedicated tour boat. There was not ample seating for all guests boarding continually at stops and 2 hours is a long time to stand outside with no seating in or outside. The amount of time in Lugano was only 45 minutes after our ferry boat arrived almost an hour late , leaving us standing and waiting for an hour. We had 6-7 hours of idle time waiting or on transport out of an 10.5 hour day. We would not recommend or book again. Better to do 2 towns with more time than all the transport time with not enough time to stroll or dine after all the other tourists were dumped off at the same times.
Valeria Cubillas

Valeria

5/5

Jul, 2023

Lake Como, Bellagio and Lugano are absolutely stunning. Our guide, Fadia, was fantastic. She was knowledgeable and funny. She made the trip very enjoyable!
Miguel Hernan Cifuentes Gomez

Miguel

5/5

Sep, 2023

Atsuko Fujisawa

Atsuko

5/5

Sep, 2023

What to expect from the Lake Como tour

Meet your guide in the morning and hop aboard the A/C private coach for an experience unlike any other! Cruise past the street lights of Milan into the picturesque countryside of Italy and make your way to Como. Learn about the history of the land, see the former villa of Hollywood legend George Clooney and enjoy a snack aboard the restaurant on the boat; before we make it to the next stop, Bellagio.

Known as ‘The Pearl of Lake Como’, Bellagio is a town famous for its resorts. Explore the city, sample the local food, shop or just stroll through the boulevards, you’re free to have your own adventure in the charming atmosphere. Once you’re done, it’s time to board the coach and head to the border.

An hour away from Bellagio, the cross-country journey to the foothills of the snowy Alps is as scenic as it sounds. Called ‘The Monte Carlo of Switzerland’, Lugano is located on a beautiful lake of the same name. Known for its artistic culture thanks to ‘Passion and Crucifixion’, a painting by Bernardino Luini, housed in the Santa Maria degli Angioli Church, a quick walk away. The painting is of such artistic caliber, it is often compared to Leonardo Da Vinci! But on Sundays, the trip takes you to Varenna instead as Lugano's shops and restaurants are typically closed on Sundays.

What to bring

  • All customers are required to carry their original passport/travel document with them to enter Switzerland.

  • Customers holding passports from a non-EU country will need a Schengen Visa which they can obtain on entry to an EU country. Without the correct Visa, customers will not be allowed to enter Switzerland.

  • It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes as a fair amount of walking is involved on this tour.

  • If you wish to enter any Cathedral or religious attraction on your tour you must dress modestly with your knees and shoulders covered.

Additional Information

  • The cruise on Lake Como may be anywhere between 50 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the season.

  • Note that on Sundays, the day trip takes you to Varenna instead, as Lugano's shops and restaurants are typically closed on Sundays.

  • Tour might be carried out in English & Spanish.

  • Your voucher will be mailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Please check your final voucher for the meeting point details and specific instructions.
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