The car will pick you up at your hotel
in Como, Milan or in the region of Lombardy. You will
be driven to Lecco, Cernobbio, Onno, Asso,
Bellaggio and Gravedona. You will discover charming
natural beauty at these locations. There are
many large 16th century villas with
stunning gardens and belvederes. Baroque and Neoclassical
estates share the landscape with
venerable lakefront towns. In the surrounding areas,
you will notice scenic farmland, vineyards and
From the ancient poets Virgil and Catullus, to the contemporary
Tennyson and Longfellow, all
have enthusiastically praised the lakes of Lombardy.
But, as with many things of marvelous beauty,
words of description are merely words. It is impossible
to do the area justice without visiting, and thus, understanding.
Lake Como is one of the most beautiful natural lakes
in the north of Italy. It is approximately 28 miles
long and never more than two miles wide.
It is located in Lombardy at the foot of the mighty
Alps. It is therefore, close to Switzerland and about
70 miles from Milan. Temperatures are quite comfortable
from May through October. The mild climate and glorious
landscape enable visitors to enjoy breathtaking vistas
include the imposing mountains that surround the lake.
It all seems to be intentionally conceived
and created for fabulous sightseeing.
Private boats and ferries glide to and fro, offering
views of villas that include Villa
D'Este, Villa del Balbianello, Villa Pizzo and
You'll have lunch in a typical restaurant to taste the
traditional recipes of the local cuisine. Unparalleled
views will further enhance your experience.
The tour is for a party
of up to 6 people,
and includes a private van and a fluent,
English speaking driver-guide.
from Milan hotels, Malpensa airport
and Milan train station will be subject
to a supplement charge.
Meals are not included in the price.
Please feel free to contact us for more
information and price estimates.