9. From Milan: Como, Lugano and Bellagio Full-Day Tour
Immerse yourself in the best of Swiss and Italian culture on this full-day tour. Departing from Milan, enjoy an informative commentary on the historical landmarks and the spectacular landscape along the way.
Your first stop will be the picturesque and ever-popular city of Como. Once off the bus, enjoy a walking tour of the city and reach the gothic cathedral, accompanied by a professional tour guide who will help you to discover the art and history of this charming city. Afterward, head to the Swiss town of Lugano where you will have some free time to visit the city center, taste some Swiss Chocolate and have lunch.
After lunch, head to the small village of Cadenabbia, where both Queen Victoria of England and Zar Nicholas of Russia were frequent visitors. From there, take a panoramic cruise to reach Bellagio, also known as the “Pearl of Lake Como”. Enjoy some free time to soak up the laid-back atmosphere of this idyllic and relaxing place before continuing to the Sanctuary of Madonna del Ghisallo, the patron saint of cyclists. Inside the church, admire keepsakes, iconic jerseys, and bicycles from the world's most beloved cyclists including Coppi, Bartali, Merckx, Motta, and Pantani.