Como Lake and its villas
Como Lake and its beautiful villas
DAY 1 – MILAN-COMO
Arrival in Como by train and accommodation in hotel. Free time at disposal. Spend a half day visiting Como's historical centre surrounded by medieval walls, and walk along the gorgeous lake streets from Villa Olmo to Villa Geno. For an exhilarating view, head to the village of Brunate situated 700 m above sea level and take the panoramic funicular railway up the mountain. Dinner at leisure and overnight.
DAY 2 – THE LAKE VILLAS
After breakfast, meeting with the private tourist guide in Como. Transfer by ferryboat (public service) to Bellagio. Guided visit to Villa Melzi d'Eril, built between 1808 and 1810 for Francesco Melzi d'Eril. Lunch not included, in the afternoon boat tour to admire the Villas on the Lake shores (Villa Carlotta, Villa Melzi and the spectacular Villa Balbianello), and villages such as Cadenabbia, Tremezzo, Lenno and Bellagio… seeing them from the lake is the best way to see them. Dinner at leisure and overnight.
DAY 3 COMO-MILAN
After breakfast, free time. Train back to Milan.
PRICE per person in Double room: 379 euro (min 2 pax)
The rate includes:
• 2 nights Dbl BB in hotel 4* in Como
• Private full day excursion to the Lake villas with Italian and English speaking guide including public boat transfer from Como to Bellagio and back and boat tour to Lake villas
• 1 entry ticket to Villa Melzi gardens and museum
• Train transfers from/to Mil/Como