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Private Tour: Lake Como and Valtellina Day Trip with Lunch and Wine-Tasting from Milan
"From Milan (Central train station) take the train to Varenna (approx. 1-hour) a charming little village on the Lake Como right in front of Bellagio another renowned 'treasure' of the lake. Your guide will meet you upon your arrival and you will enjoy a short tour of the picturesque village. Walk through the labyrinth of typically narrow streets some of them built over the rock and cliff right above the water and enjoy a breathtaking view. Then you will drive all the way up to Valtellina which is a valley located in the Lombardy region (northern Italy) that begins right at the top of lake Como. Your guide will drive as much as possible off the main roads so that you can go through some tiny and pristine villages clinging to the mountains. You will stop for lunch (local wine included)
From EUR165.00
 
Sacro Monte of Varese Unesco World Heritage Site Walking Tour
"Meet your group and local guide at the First Chapel then ascend the mountain to see the 14 Chapels representing Jesus's life. Your guide will share the history of each chapel as you travel for 1.5-hours along a 2 km (approximately 1 mile) cobblestone pat the group will visit the permanent Presepe followed by the Sanctuary which is a little gem of baroque art. The guide will show the group the wooden statue of the Black Madonna (30 min). After the Sanctuary spend about 30 minutes visiting the little village of Santa Maria del Monte where it is possible to see mural paintings and stunning views from the windows of typical underpasses. There will be a brief rest stop at the Emporio Shop where visitors can sample local products and do some shopping. The bus will wait for the group at the parking lot located a few minutes walk from the Sanctuary.""""Guided 3-hour walking tour to discover Varese's Sacro Monte
From EUR8.00
 
Milan Hop-On Hop-Off Tour by Vintage Tram with MilanoCard
"With your MilanoCard 24h handy hop aboard one of Milan’s vintage trams and begin exploring. Milan mixes centuries of history with impressive modern architecture and the MilanoCard brings you closer to all of it. Mingle with the fashionistas soak up the atmosphere and marvel at the stunning scenery — the MilanoCard is your key to the best Milan has to offer!Wander through ancient piazzas to discover city gems such as the Royal Villa and its gardens or explore Milan’s famous cathedral Duomo di Milano. Construction of the cathedral began in 1386 and took almost six centuries. It stands today as the fifth largest cathedral in the world.Hop off at Piazza Castello and enjoy discounted access to Sforza Castle an imposing stone fortress with a history dating back to the 15th century. Sforza Castle houses some of Milan’s finest art collections alongside an array of magnificent museums. Perhaps jump back on the tram and head to Piazza Scala to visit La Scala considered by many to be the most famous opera house in the world. Alternatively
From EUR15.00

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Try and find those out of the way trattorias

While on Lake Como make sure not to go to the restaurants in Bellagio or any other tourist trap area because those restaurants can be pretty pricey. Take a drive along the lake and stop off in some...
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Jul 23, 2009

Il Vecchio Borgo

My Italian pal took us for a meal here and we really enjoyed our lunch there. It was very busy when we were there, clients were a mixture of locals and tourists. Waiter was very friendly and helpful,...
Sininen
May 18, 2008

LIDO

This is a veeeeeeeeery BEAUTIFUL restaurant at the main square in Cernobbio, by the lake side, where the boat station, heroes monument and children playground are. :) It's quite small, but impossible...
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Aurorae
Apr 11, 2008

La Cascata

Family-run restaurant, pizzeria, bar, bed&breakfast on several floors on the cliffs above Como lake in Nesso, overlooking the stunning l'orrido di Nesso (sort of a gorge) and the lake itself. The...
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Aurorae
Dec 16, 2007

San Bernardo

A very nice and cozy place near Laglio, on the left bank of the Como lake. It's decorated in the old countryside style, with wooden ceiling and rustic ornaments and items. The food is great (delicious...
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Aurorae
Nov 26, 2007

Il Carrettjere

Located on a sidestreet two back and parallel to Como's waterfront drag, a most non-descript entrance hides a spacious and bright dining room suitable for small or large groups. Frequented by locals...
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GETM
Oct 26, 2007
 
 
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La Barchetta in Bellagio

I hate to use the "example" given by VT but in this case - you definitely gotta try the fresh seafood! Earlier that day it was swimming in Lake Como... at lunch it's on your plate. It's that fresh and...
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skywalkerbeth
Jun 28, 2007

Bar Molo

Look at that view! The food was forgettable but the view wasn't. We enjoyed the Prosecco and I had pasta amatriciana and Mom had pizza. Not great but not bad. But would you look at what we drank to!...
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skywalkerbeth
Jun 19, 2007

Isola Comacina

On the only island of the lake there is this wonderful restaurant. The menu has been the same for over 50 years, and it's deliciou: you truly feel the freshness of the food. In combination to a...
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mango74
Apr 03, 2007

Tom & Jerry

This is another splendid pizzeria in Cernobbio. Its location is not spectacular - it's right on the main road to Como facing the street, but they have a very delicious calzone! Odd enough, Cernobbio...
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Aurorae
Nov 27, 2006

Il Pescatore

We were not able to find a place to have lunch in Bellagio (it was Sunday and the town was crowded) so we decided to continue our trip to Como and stop if we found a restaurant. At Faggeto Lario,...
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hojasdehierba
Feb 28, 2006

Albergo Olivedo

I read about this place in VT and set out to find it. Although it is a hotel, it holds its own as a restaurant. We arrived at the train station in Varenna and I overlooked directions - but soon as we...
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nomad7890
Aug 16, 2005

(I forgot!)

This wonderful restaurant is in the very heart of Bellagio, on the main street (where navigazione ferry station is), right under Villa Serbelloni hotel, with a spectacular view over the lake! The sun...
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Aurorae
May 13, 2005

LA PUNTA

LA PUNTA is the only restaurant in this part of Bellagio. It has a splendid view on the lake and the park in front, with lovely spring foliage. Staff is very kind and pro, they speak several languages...
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Aurorae
May 13, 2005

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Top Things to Do in Lago di Como

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Lakeside Towns

We took a boat to Varenna, which looked like a fairytale village from the boat, and it didn't disappoint us when we walked there. It's a mere village and less touristy than Bellagio and thus have more...
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Lago di Como

The weather changes so quickly and the forecasts are little help. So, if you awaken and find yourself in the midst of a clear day - don't miss the boat. Every time I go out on the lake I see a new...
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Villa Olmo

Villa Olmo is the most famous villa in Como (the town), and the most important one. It's situated a bit outside of city center, along the beautiful lake promenade full of nice villas. It's in the...
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Como Promenade

Few have visited Lago di Como and not taken this most famous Passeggiata - Lino Gelpi. It leads you along the lake from Piazza Cavour at the historic center lakeside to Villa Olmo. Whatever the...
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Isola Comacina

This arabesque villa is situated in Sala Comacina, at the end of the lakeside walk, right beside a lovely restaurant. There is this gate entrance, leading to a very beautiful and nicely decorated park...
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Fiumelatte - Milk River

Varenna is home to Italy's shortest river, the Fiumelatte. Only 250 meters long, it rushes, frothy and milk-white (hence the name) down the rockface and crashes into the lake. From the end of March to...
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"Lago di Como"
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"Lago di Como"
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"LAKE COMO - 30 miles of magic"
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rexvaughan

"Lake, mountains, wonderful food"
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"Our first visit to Lago di Como"
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