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From Milan: Lake Como at Sunset with Boat and Walking Tour

1. From Milan: Lake Como at Sunset with Boat and Walking Tour

Uncover the magic of Lake Como this guided day trip from Milan. Relax aboard an airconditioned coach, cruise over the lake, take in the town's sights on a guided walking tour, and purchase a ticket for Brunate' s funicular for astounding views of the lake from above. Watch the sunset over the lake. Choose from two centrally-located meeting point options. Hop aboard a spacious coach and relax on the ride to Como. Follow your guide on a walking tour of the town of Como. Find out where to eat and drink in the town. Take a stroll on the waterfront promenade and admire the Gothic Como Cathedral. Ride on the funicular to the town of Brunate which overlooks Como and the lake and gives you the chance to snap some astounding pictures. Glide over the waters of lake Como on a guided boat tour aboard a private vessel. See lake side villas and admire the town from the perspective of the water. Marvel at the sunset over the lake before returning to your meeting point in Milan aboard the coach.

Lake Como: Easy Mountain Trek with Funicular & Boat Ride

2. Lake Como: Easy Mountain Trek with Funicular & Boat Ride

Meet your guide in front of the funicular station in Downtown Como and enjoy a cable train ride uphill. Once you’ve arrived in Brunate, start your excursion through the scenic mountainside path winding through characteristic villages. Listen to your guide tell you everything about Como and its surrounding mountains. Wander through stunning mountain landscapes and forests crossing the mountains of Blevio, Sorto, and Cazzannoro before reaching the enchanting hamlet of Monte Piatto. Take in panoramic views over the lake from the church Santa Elisabetta. Head over to see the peculiar Pietra Pendula, a gigantic boulder suspended on the apex of limestone rock. Reach the small village of Piazzaga where you will have a lunch break with local freshly prepared food in a typical Baita. Continue the tour to the small village of Piazzaga and pass by the fascinating Massi Avelli along the way. Descend to the picturesque town of Torno from where you’ll be able to take one last breathtaking view over the lake before returning to Downtown Como by boat.

Lake Como: Private 3-Hour Tour with Cable Car Ride

3. Lake Como: Private 3-Hour Tour with Cable Car Ride

Visit Como, a Lombardy town renowned for its lively cultural history and beautiful lake. Because of its favorable position, Como was inhabited by many different groups, including Celts and Romans, that quickly turned it into a rich medieval center. While strolling through its streets you will get the chance to encounter buildings and monuments dating back to different phases of the city's history. Meet your guide at Piazza Cavour, a beautiful square facing the lake, and then move on to Piazza Volta and Piazza Mazzini, both commercial centers during the Middle Ages and still now lively areas full of shops, bars, and restaurants. Discover all the city's major landmarks such as the imposing Como Cathedral and San Fedele Romanic Basilica. See more monuments on your way, including Porta Torre, the city's main fortified tower. Reach Brunate, a town overlooking the lake. Ride the cable car and get to the Pissarottino panoramic viewpoint to admire the stunning panorama from a unique position and see Lake Como from above.

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What people are saying about Brunate

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 10 reviews

We really enjoyed this trip ☺️ our tour guide Daniele had lots of knowledge of the area and kept our spirits up when our legs got a bit tired toward the end. The views are amazing and we really enjoyed the lunch provided ❤️

beautiful day, among the hills and villages adjacent to the lake, Daniele was super professional and super kind, nice even the picnic with cheeses and typical salami, highly recommended

Daniele accommodated our schedule and we had a great time on our hike. Daniele was knowledgeable and very personable. The picnic lunch was fantastic! Highly recommend this tour!

It was an amazing experience which I can highly recommend to you. Everything was perfect!

An excellent way to spend the evening. Tour guide was very friendly.