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Lake Como Day Trip from Milan

  • See Lake Como’s best sights, tailored to the time of year
  • Enjoy time both with your guide and alone during free time while seeing Como
  • Included Lake Como cruise offers a water-side view with guide commentary
Lake Como Day Trip from Milan
From US$93.10
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Lake Como Day Trip from Milan with English guide departing April to October on Mo,Tue, Thu and November to March on Wed, Sat
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Lake Como Day Trip from Milan with bilingual guide (English and Spanish) departing Wednesday and Sunday
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Lake Como Day Trip from Milan with bilingual guide (English and Portuguese) departing Friday
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With transportation from Milan included, this full-day tour of Lake Como offers a relaxing way to take in the area. Follow your guide on a walking tour of Como, then take a cruise on Lake Como to see the snow-capped Alps and shoreline punctuated by luxury villas. Depending on the season, you’ll either dock in Bellagio to explore (spring/summer) or take the funicular up to Brunate (fall/winter).

What to Expect

Meet your guide and tour group in central Milan, at the Milan Visitor Center. There you’ll board your tour vehicle and leave the driving to someone else while you relax and take in the scenery. Your guide will take you on an itinerary tailored to the season so you can best experience what Lake Como has to offer. All food and drink is at your own expense.

Spring/Summer Tour (April to October)

Once in the town of Como, explore the town with your guide, including the Basilica of Sant’Abbondio and other highlights. Learn about the history and culture of the town and what makes Lake Como attractive to luxury travelers. Spend free time exploring the local boutiques and eateries before cruising Lake Como.

Have your camera ready for snaps of the scenery—its picturesque towns with the Alps in the background—for which the lake is famous. Dock in the village of Bellagio, where you can explore independently, with suggestions from your guide.

You’ll return on a boat ride to Cadenabbia, where your coach will conveniently meet you for the trip back to Milan.

Fall/Winter Tour (November to March)

After a scenic journey to Como, follow your guide for an in-depth tour of the city. Learn about its highlights and history, and take the funicular for the ride to Brunate. From one of the highest points overlooking Lake Como, take in views and snap panoramic photos. Explore Brunate on your own, using your guide’s suggestions.

Next up is the Lake Como cruise, during which you can admire the shoreline and its lakeside villas. Your guide will point out Villa d'Este at Cernobbio, a hot spot for the rich and famous, surrounded by lush, manicured gardens.

Back on shore, wander Como, grabbing a traditional Italian coffee or shopping for Italian souvenirs. Board the bus for the ride back to Milan, stopping at the impressive Basilica of Sant'Abbondio on the way.

Regardless of the season, you’ll get dropped off at your original pickup location in Milan.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Must do!!

Beautiful place with plenty of photo opps. The tour was good to highlight the little bits in Como, and gave us enough time to explore in Bellagio. The tour guide was informative, and it was a nice leisurely boat ride to Bellagio. Plus a one...More

1  Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 3 May 2018
Not to be missed!

Not to be missed! Breathtakingly beautiful. My wife and I never imagined a lake could look like this. It has been described as the most beautiful lake in the world and I easily understand that description. We took a guided tour from Milan and got...More

4  Thank HarryE123
Reviewed 1 May 2018
Como visit and lake tour in search of George

Our tour guide Serena met us on the bus in Milan and she filled us in on all the information during the 1 hour journey to Como. She gave a tour of the old town of Como , bought our tickets for the boat journey.The...More

5  Thank tomcrichton
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile
Highly Recommended Day Trip!

We had a wonderful day trip to Como in the midst of the busy Milan Design Week. It was the greatest decision ever, to take a break and enjoy nature. Our guide Nadia is humorous and knowledgeable, and the given audio guides made it a...More

1  Thank Brillyn T
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile
Fantastic Day trip to Lake Como & Bellagio

We had an amazing day trip to Lake Como. Found our meeting point easily as Italians are so helpful. You go inside to check in then wait outside for your bus. Our guide was Nadia she was fantastic and very helpful & knowledgeable. Showing us...More

3  Thank AlexanderMeerkat
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19 June 2018|
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Response from AlexanderMeerkat | Reviewed this property |
Hi, they didn’t do tours to lake Como on Wednesdays. We wanted a Wednesday and thought we booked Wednesday until the confirmation came though. Luckily we were still around Thursday and was able to make the fantastic trip.
24 May 2018|
Response from AlexanderMeerkat | Reviewed this property |
I would think you could take a train but not sure. We were staying in Milan Centre so booked ours on Trip Adviser. Maybe ask who you booked your holiday with ! They may know of somewhere close for you.