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Things to do in Lecco

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From Milan: Lake Como, St. Moritz & Bernina Train Day Trip

1. From Milan: Lake Como, St. Moritz & Bernina Train Day Trip

Board a luxury coach and head to the historic town of Lecco before making your way to the shores of Lake Como. Board a private boat and cruise across the calm water just after sunrise. During the cruise, enjoy the view of picturesque villages like Bellagio and Varenna and of some famous villas. Continue to St. Moritz by coach and get stunning views of the valleys and breathtaking landscapes like Chiavenna and Bregaglia. Pass through the Alpine valleys of Graubünden and the dramatic Maloja Pass through the Swiss Alps. Arrive in St Moritz and get some free time to explore and enjoy lunch or a snack at your own pace. Browse the upscale fashion stores, go for a promenade along the lake or sip a hot chocolate in one of the village cafés. Then, board the Bernina Red Train and take a breathtaking ride along one of the most beautiful rail routes in the world. Arrive at the village of Tirano to cross the Valtellina on the way back to Milan.

Paré, Lake Como: Sailing Boat Experience

2. Paré, Lake Como: Sailing Boat Experience

Experience the freedom of sailing on the stunning eastern side of Lake Como. Select from day tour or sunset tour options. For the sunset tour option, enjoy a light dinner onboard in addition to your glass of Prosecco. Embark on a guided sailing tour from Malgrate, near Lecco, to discover clear blue waters, lush vegetation, mountains above you, and beautiful little towns on the shores of the lake. Enjoy a glass of prosecco to toast your trip. Admire the views of Baia di Parè, Malgrate, Lecco, Abbadia and the high mountains of this wild area. Jump in to the crystal clear waters for a swim, or take the wheel and try your hand at being captain. The wind and your skippers will guide you, as you relax and enjoy this wonderful adventure on Lake Como.

From Milan: Lake Como Cruise with Visits to Como & Bellagio

3. From Milan: Lake Como Cruise with Visits to Como & Bellagio

Explore one of the most picturesque regions of northern Italy on a full-day sightseeing tour to the celebrities’ favorite destination of Lake Como. Visit the beautiful cities of Como and Bellagio, take a cruise on the lake, and admire the scenic views of the region. During the bus ride out from Milan, informative commentary will be given on the historical landmarks and the spectacular landscape along the way. Upon arrival in Como, take a walking tour of the scenic town center, where nature, art and local traditions collide. Learn about the many great poets and writers who have been enchanted and inspired by the beauty of Como’s villas, gardens and fairytale atmosphere. Next, climb aboard a boat for a cruise up the lake to Bellagio, known as the “Pearl of the Lake” by those in the know. Lunch is available to purchase onboard. After, head to the Sanctuary of Madonna del Ghisallo, the patron saint of cyclists.  This is one of the most famous places for cycling enthusiasts and a destination for thousands of sportsmen from all over the world. Inside the church, you will be able to admire keepsakes, iconic jerseys, and bicycles of the most loved cyclists in the world including Coppi, Bartali, Merckx, Motta, and Pantani.

Lake Como: Sunset Sailing Experience with Dinner on Boat

4. Lake Como: Sunset Sailing Experience with Dinner on Boat

Experience adventure, relaxation, and nature as you take in the breathtaking sunset on the eastern side of Lake Como. Float along the lake with your legs swinging out of the boat, slightly touching the water, a glass Prosecco in hand, and admire the colors of the horizon transforming around you.  Enjoy a fine-dining dinner with local specialties and take in the view over Baia di Parè, Malgrate, Lecco, Abbadia, and the mountains surrounding this wild area. Swim in the crystal clear waters and take dramatic photos of the sunset. Switch off and unwind as the wind guides you through Italy's most beautiful lake.

Milan Private Airport Transfer

5. Milan Private Airport Transfer

Prebook a private transfer by taxi and enjoy a comfortable and hassle-free ride from Malpensa Airport to your city-center accommodation. This 45-minute service is priced for a group of up to 4 or 7 passengers. If your flight is early or subject to delay, the service provider will track your flight's expected arrival time and send your driver at the correct time. Once your plane has landed, you will have 1 hour to meet your driver, who will be waiting for you in the arrivals area, holding a sign with your name. Transfers are also available for departures, with pick-up at your accommodation provided.

Food & Wine Tour Lake Como

6. Food & Wine Tour Lake Como

Let us take you on a four-stage adventure in search of the local flavors of Lake Como. The tour will be held in the city of Como. You will start your day with a tasty breakfast in a delicious local pastry shop, after an individual visit of the beauties that surround the territory, a rich tasting of typical local products awaits you to completely immerse yourself in the flavors of the area. In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to continue sightseeing and then pamper yourself with a sartorial aperitif while waiting for dinner at a craft brewery.

Lake Como Near Milan: Coffee Break on a Sailboat

7. Lake Como Near Milan: Coffee Break on a Sailboat

Relax as you sail on beautiful Lake Como which is not far from Milan. Feel the tranquil quiet as you glide over clear water and through idyllic landscapes. Warm up with hot drinks and some delectable fresh-baked goodies. After departing you’ll be sailing in the bay or heading north, depending on the winds of the day. Stop in the middle of the lake and be served a warm coffee or hot tea with some pastries from a local pastry shop. Chill on the sailboat with your hot drink and let the harmony of a winter day on Lake Como reinvigorate you.

Lecco: Mount Resegone Sunset Hike with Craft Beer Tasting

8. Lecco: Mount Resegone Sunset Hike with Craft Beer Tasting

Climb to the top of Mount Resegone to admire the glow of the sunset on this hiking tour from the city of Lecco. Delight your senses during a beer tasting experience at a brewery on Lake Como and choose a bottle of beer to take with you to enjoy during the sunset. Meet your local guide and start by sampling some local craft beers at one of the most recognized craft breweries on Lake Como. Pair your beer tasting with some delicious appetizers. Choose a beer to take with you and get ready for your hike. Head to a natural reserve on Lake Como which proudly stands over Lecco, the Adda River, and Brianza. Discover mountain foraging techniques from your guide and be surprised by how much food you can find on your hike. Once you reach the summit of Mount Resegone have a seat, relax, and sip on your beer while the warm light of the sunset falls on the stunning view below. If you’re hungry when you get back from the hike, you can use your discount voucher at the brewery.

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What people are saying about Lecco

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 600 reviews

On the boat, outside the canopy was great for taking in the scenery and video. The Bernina train is very well heated, but tourists open the windows. Be prepared for any temperature. The views are spectacular on both sides of the train route, but the glaciers are best seen from the seats on the left side.

Amazing trip, some of the most beautiful sights in Northern Italy/Switzerland. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and was able to explain everything in English, Spanish and Italian. Would love to even go again in another time of year to see the different seasons

The excursion goes through very beautiful places, although it lasts many hours it is enjoyable. The impressive train ride. In addition, Franco was a charming, friendly and very nice guide...you couldn't ask for more...a 10...

Best experience ever!!! Lovely boat trip in the lake! The Bernina train journey was unforgetable!! Highly recommend it!

Frank, our tour guide, was so nice! The whole experience is a must.