Day trip

From Milan: Lake Como, Bellagio, and Varenna Guided Day Trip

Activity provider: Z V SRL
Day trip

From Milan: Lake Como, Bellagio, and Varenna Guided Day Trip

Activity provider: Z V SRL

From US$ 95.91 per person

Embark on a guided excursion from Milan to Lake Como and the towns of Bellagio and Varenna. Discover the region's history and enjoy the picturesque Italian scenery.

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Duration 11 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French


11 hours
  • Milan

  • Como (guided tour)

  • Lake Como (boat cruise)

  • Bellagio (free time)

  • Varenna (free time)

  • Milan

Meeting point
Main stop
  • Witness the dramatic mix of Mediterranean and Alpine scenery on a tour of Como
  • Discover the historical monuments of the city of Como on a guided walking tour
  • Marvel at the ornate villas and lush gardens of Varenna and Bellagio
  • Feel like a local and discover local handmade crafts
  • Feel the wind in your face as you cruise along Lake Como in the summer months
Full description

Marvel at the stunning mountain scenery around Lake Como on a guided day tour from Milan. Marvel at the Mediterranean and Alpine scenery on a summer boat cruise to Bellagio Island and Varenna, or ride the steep cogwheel line to the mountainside town of Brunate in winter.

Begin your journey by bus and travel directly from Milan to Como. Join your guide on a walking tour to discover Como Cathedral and other historical gems. In summer, hop on a ferry along the lake and listen to a live commentary highlighting top villas, gardens, and other sites.

Disembark at Bellagio, regarded as one of the most beautiful and idyllic towns in the region, and enjoy 2 hours of free time. Relax and savor a regional meal at one of the local restaurants.

Board another ferry to the colorful Varenna. Stroll through the cobblestone corridors of this picturesque village and feel the charm of its tranquil streets.

Finally, board your bus back to Milan where you can sit back and take advantage of the onboard Wi-Fi to share your photos of the day’s unforgettable memories.

  • Tour guide
  • Transport in an air-conditioned bus
  • Ferry rides to Varenna, Bellagio, and Como
  • Guided walking tour of Como
  • Live commentary during ferry rides
  • Headsets for listening enhancement
  • Free time in Bellagio, Varenna, and Como
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • From November 1st until March 31st this tour will follow the winter itinerary as lake cruises will not operate
  • Walking tour and ferry commentaries will be bilingual in the chosen language, however, the information given during the drives will be provided in multiple languages
  • This tour uses a public ferry
  • During summer and weekends, the ferry can be very crowded and seats are not guaranteed
  • In peak season Como, Bellagio, and Varenna can be very crowded
  • The ferry ride may last up to 2 hours
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 493 reviews

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Our tour guide was the best, it felt like a VIP tour since we choose language Spanish and my partner and I were the only ones. Very normal pace and got to discover the beautiful views and history of Lake Como. Definitely recommend and will go again when we get the chance to visit.

March 26, 2023

Was a great experience, our tour guide was very nice. I really enjoyed the visit to the Islands. But my favorite one was Varenna. I recommend this activity for couples, families or friends. You'll enjoy a lot, as I did with my special one. The only thing I'll recommend is to improve the audio equipment, that was a bit hard to heard the explanation, while you are walking, but apart of that everything was nice, and times are ok between each stop. Plus the scenery worth every minute, is so pretty! Definitely and activity to try!

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March 26, 2023

Relaxing tour mostly at your own pace and plenty of time to look around lovely places and villages. The baot trip is very enjoyble. The tour guide should not bother talking on the boat even when on the same deck he was impossible to hear or understand.

March 26, 2023

Product ID: 416478