Welcome to Como


Eighteenth-century Austrian rule subsequently gave the town its orderly, central European air, a monumental theatre and vibrant café culture; while the wealth of the silk industry paid for dozens of palazzi and Stile Liberty (Italian art nouveau) villas. Nowadays, Como is reimagining itself as the lake’s coolest hub, full of hip hotels, good restaurants and picturesque bar-lined piazzas.


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Como activities

$91.21 Day Trips & Excursions

Milan to Lake Como, Bellagio or Brunate Day Tour and Boat Ride

Lake Como Cruise and Brunate Panoramic View (Nov - March)Departing from central Milan in the morning, take a 1-hour drive up to Como, arriving around 10am. Take a guided tour of the city and then ride the funicular up to the town of Brunate, one of the best places to soak up a sweeping panorama of the city and the lake. You'll then have free time for lunch (own expense) in Brunate before the highlight of your afternoon: a Lake Como cruise. Board the boat at the Como city center and then sit back and relax on a 1-hour cruise around the breathtaking lake. Admire the splendid lakeside villas and keep an eye out for Villa d'Este at Cernobbio, a luxurious hotel with tropical gardens.After your Lake Como cruise, you'll have free time to shop, sightsee and grab some coffee if you wish before heading back to Milan around 4:30pm. On the way back, you'll stop to visit the Basilica of Sant'Abbondio, a notable church built in the 11th century in Romanesque style. You'll arrive in Milan in the evening. Lake Como Cruise and Bellagio Visit (April - Oct)Board the coach in central Milan in the morning and relax on the 1-hour drive to Como. Start with a visit to Basilica of Sant'Abbondio. Take a tour of the city and enjoy free time to shop at local boutiques for fine Italian goods. Then, board a boat at the Como city center for your extended 2-hour cruise on Lake Como.Soak up picturesque views as you make your way to Bellagio, one of the many scenic villages surrounding the lake. You'll have free time to explore this delightful town on your own and have lunch (own expense). Back on board, savor the last views of Lake Como as you cruise to Cadenabbia, where you'll hop on the coach and head back to Milan, arriving around 6:30pm.

$115.45 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Lake Como, Bellagio, and Lecco Tour, Cruise, Lunch from Milan

Como is one of the most beautiful cities of Italy, the ideal destination for who want to spend an unforgettable day in contact with nature, culture, art and local traditions. Many great poets and writers found themselves enchanted by the charming beauty of Como villas and gardens and fell in love with its fairy tale atmosphere. Experience a special day trip leaving Milan behind on a relaxing train. Escorted by an experienced and friendly tour leader, you will discover the use and customs of this charming city. Reaching Como by train is more comfortable and safe, and you will have more time to discover the city.Once arrived in Como, you will depart for a magnificent lake cruise to Bellagio, renowed as ‘The Pearl of the Lake’, and you will finish your tour reaching Lecco, a town that inspired classics of Italian literature such as "I Promessi Sposi" by Alessandro Manzoni.

$1167.25 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Milan to Italian Lakes and Verona 4-Day Tour with Boat Trip

Popular with holidaying Italians and visitors wanting a slice of laid-back lakeside tranquility, the Italian Lakes of Lombardy are surrounded by picturesque scenery with forests, sleepy cobblestone towns and snow-capped mountain peaks. Spend three nights exploring the countryside and towns around lakes Orta, Maggiore, Como and Garda, with a guide. Enjoy free time in Orta San Guilio, Stresa, Bellagio and Sirmione and get to know the larger town of Como and city of Verona on walking tours. Boat rides around each of four lakes are included, as is your 4-star hotel accommodation in the towns of Como, Verona and either Brescia or Bergamo.Please note: Rates do not includes city taxes. City tax will be paid directly at the reception hotel desk at the arrival or at the check out according to the local city board procedure. City tax will change according to hotel category. Hotels are subject to availability at time of booking. In the rare event that the mentioned hotel is unavailable, you will be accommodated in another centrally located hotel of the same star rating.

$116.61 Day Trips & Excursions

Lake Como Day Trip from Milan with Hotel Pickup

Lake Como is the third largest lake in Europe and it is surrounded by stunning alpine scenery and beautiful villages famed for their high quality silk production. After your 1-hour coach journey from Milan, start your tour of Como visiting two of its historical attractions: the Basilica of Sant’Abbondio and the neoclassical Villa Olmo on the lake. Continue into Como’s historic center and enjoy some free time to get to know the town and shop in the many local boutiques. The tour continues with a 2-hours cruise on the lake. Admire the lakeside villas and keep an eye out for Villa d'Este at Cernobbio, a luxurious hotel set in tropical gardens. The mild Mediterranean climate ensures an abundance of exotic and rare plants thrive year round. Docking at the town of Bellagio, one of the most famous towns on the lake, you can follow the steep alleys running up from the lake and stop for a coffee or gelato at one of the lively cafes housed in grand historic buildings. Spend some time at your leisure here before cruise to Cadenabbia and return to your coach for the journey back to Milan. 

$192.81 Day Trips & Excursions

Lake Como Romantic Cruise from Milan

Make your way to Milan's Cadorna Station in the city center. Travel by train with your guide at your disposal and enjoy the town of Como with a walking tour.After spending some free time visiting the town, shopping, or eating lunch, enjoy a panoramic cruise on Lake Como for one hour. You will stop in Torno, a pretty lakeside village situated over the lake with a view of Moltrasio and the villas on the lake. The boat tour lasts about 1 hour. Enjoy a short stroll through the narrow streets in the village and then return by boat to Como. Travel back to Milan by train at the end of your trip.

$98.14 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Como Food Tour

After meeting your guide and small group of no more than 15 people, set out on a walking tour of Lake Como's historic center. Visit the Cathedral of Como, with its striking Gothic-Renaissance architecture, stop to see the town hall of Palazzo Broletto and the Romanesque Church of San Fedele and the 18th-century Teatro Sociale. Along the way, learn more about the region's cuisine and discover the best places to eat in the town. Walk to a charming pasticceria to savor a tasting of freshly-made delicious sweets. Then, wander around the lakeside neighborhoods to sample focaccia and regional local cheeses. Stop in a wine shop for a tasting, and nibble on cured meat such as bresaola, prosciutto, salami, and mortadella. Finally, learn all about the cooking process from your expert guide as you savor a tasting of typical fresh lakefish in one of the most popular restaurants in Como. This is the best time to sit, relax and get to know your travelling companions while enjoying a delicious pasta dish accompanied with a glass of local wine finishing with our famous Italian espresso.Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.