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Como city and its History Private Walking Tour (1 h from Milan)

Como city and its History Private Walking Tour (1 h from Milan)

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Many visitors to Lake Como head directly to Bellagio and Villa Balbianello, but the city of Como is rich in history and culture. Take a deep dive into the city’s past during this walking tour that covers its most important highlights in just hours. Learn about the its architecture from ancient Rome through the Rationalists, with insights from your guide at every stop.
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  • 2 hours
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$74.96
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$74.96

Villa Balbianello and Flavors of Lake Como Walking and Boating Full-Day Tour

Villa Balbianello and Flavors of Lake Como Walking and Boating Full-Day Tour

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Capture the spirit of Lake Como on a walking tour of Bellagio and Varenna, two of the mid-lake region's most enchanting towns. Stop at a historic olive oil mill to taste one of the region's local specialties, accompanied by cured meats and wine. A Lake Como boat cruise takes you to visit Villa Melzi's lush gardens and the opulent Villa del Balbianello, including a traditional lunch at a lakefront restaurant.
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  • 7 hours
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$318.78
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$318.78

Sailing Experience on Lake Como with Private Skipper

Sailing Experience on Lake Como with Private Skipper

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The lake center of Lake Como is unique for its natural beauty and for the sumptuous ancient villas that overlook it, observing all this from the water offers the best point of view. My 38 foot boat will allow you to do it in comfort and total safety. Furthermore I will serve you a good Italian aperitif with a small tasting of Italian foods, if you want we can stop for a relaxing swim in the most exclusive places and also you will experience the thrill of sailing and relaxing in silence or listening to the music that you pleases
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$553.55
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$553.55
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Share your Pasta Love: Small group Pasta and Tiramisu class in Como

Share your Pasta Love: Small group Pasta and Tiramisu class in Como

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You can't visit Italy without trying at least one pasta dish... So, we'll teach you two! Learn how to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand and how to prepare 2 simple different kinds of pasta (filled pasta + fresh pasta) from scratch with your Cesarina. As the icing on the cake you will learn to prepare also the iconic Tiramisu. Share your passion for the Italian cuisine as you make new friends in this hands-on cooking class. It's a great way to truly experience Italian culture. • Learn to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand • Learn to make 2 iconic pasta types • Learn to make the iconic tiramisu • Small-group cooking class with a maximum of 12 people. Share your passion for the Italian cuisine with other lovely guests • Enjoy an Italian Aperitivo to warm-up Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country. They are welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$114.17
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$114.17

Como Lake Highlights - Villa Balbianello & Bellagio private full-day tour

Como Lake Highlights - Villa Balbianello & Bellagio private full-day tour

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Lake Como is home to dazzling villas and postcard-perfect villages, but getting around on your own can be confusing. With this private tour, save hours by navigating between highlights with a guide. Reach Villa Balbianello via speedboat for a guided tour of the lavish villa and gardens. Stop for a tasting at the most historic olive oil producer on the lake before a stroll through Bellagio and scenic ferry ride back to Como.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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$224.88
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$224.88

Bellagio & Varenna - The must-see places in Lake Como

Bellagio & Varenna - The must-see places in Lake Como

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Leave the tricky logistics to the experts and enjoy a stress-free day on Lake Como with this private tour. Save hours with hotel pickup and transportation to Bellagio to explore at your own pace. Afterwards, set sail for a boat tour of the lake to admire the villas along the shore, docking in the fishing village of Varenna for a stroll. End at the Castle of Vezio for an aperitivo with a view.
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  • 5 hours
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$461.29
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$461.29
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Como Food Tour

Como Food Tour

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Enjoy a mouthwatering introduction to Italian cuisine on this food walking tour of Lake Como. Get the inside scoop on the town’s foodie scene from a local; sample regional delicacies including a tasting of olive oils and finish the tour with pasta at a charming restaurant. This small-group tour with a maximum of 15 people ensures a personalized experience.
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  • 3 hours
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$112.37
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$112.37

Como and Bellagio Sightseeing Tour and Lake Cruise

Como and Bellagio Sightseeing Tour and Lake Cruise

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Lake Como sits on the foot of the Alps and offers some of the most beautiful scenery in Italy’s Lake District. Explore the historic city center of Como and walk around its medieval streets. Enjoy a cruise on the lake to Villa d’Este in Cernobbio to explore its exotic gardens. Then, depending on the season, stop at either Bellagio or Brunate to walk around and enjoy a coffee or gelato.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.51
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$56.51

Private pasta-making class at a Cesarina's home with tasting in Como

Private pasta-making class at a Cesarina's home with tasting in Como

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Pasta lovers—prepare to be amazed! This pasta-making class at a Cesarina’s home is the perfect way to learn new skills and taste incredible food too. As it’s a private class, you’ll have direct access to your teacher for questions along the way. Learn the secrets of the region’s most loved pasta dishes, and make three recipes. The best thing about the experience is that you get to eat the food at the end with wine included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$167.22
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$167.22

Wine & food tasting

Wine & food tasting

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The wine tasting is in the center, few meters from the old town wall, the place is elegant and friendly. The tasting include special wines and food you will appreciate with a professional Sommelier who will describe tasting notes and making process. We will guide you to discover taste of our wine and food selection.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.76
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$43.76

Lake Como Guided eBike and iPad Experience

Lake Como Guided eBike and iPad Experience

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Pedal around Lake Como without breaking a sweat on an e-bike, with a digital tour guide at your disposal. A 3-hour tour with a guide in six languages.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.19
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$69.19

Lake Como PRIVATE Guided Tour

Lake Como PRIVATE Guided Tour

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See the sights of Lake Como more intimately, and book a private tour with a local as your guide. You’ll explore the lakeside villages alongside a guide who brings his homeland alive with stories of Lake Como history, traditions, and cuisine. The route is carefully planned to fit in visits to the area's highlights such as Bellagio and Cernobbio, but the day can be customized around your interests, too.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$461.29
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$461.29
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E-Bike Tour Lake Como and Swiss Vineyards

E-Bike Tour Lake Como and Swiss Vineyards

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The spectacular countryside surrounding Lake Como is ideal for exploring on two wheels, but navigating the rural roads with a map can be a hassle. With this bike tour, take in the rolling hills, picturesque villages, and lush vineyards with a guide for a stress-free ride. Cross the border between Italy and Switzerland to marvel at views over the lake and enjoy the relaxed pace of a small-group tour.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$126.85
Price varies by group size
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$126.85
Price varies by group size

Mountain Bike tour in Spina Verde natural park

Mountain Bike tour in Spina Verde natural park

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Take a break from the bustle of Como and admire views of Lake Como from above with this mountain biking excursion through the Spina Verde Natural Park. Set off with your guide to pedal out of the city and up the surrounding hills along a panoramic route high over the lake. Follow a trail through chestnut woods and past WWI trenches over the border into Swiss wine country before heading back to Como.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$126.85
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$126.85
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Como, Italy & Lugano, Switzerland private full-day tour (1 h from Milan, 10:30)

Como, Italy & Lugano, Switzerland private full-day tour (1 h from Milan, 10:30)

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This full-day tour will show you the most important attractions of Como and Lugano like the Cathedral, the San Fedele Church, the Roman city walls and towers in Como and the Cathedral, the Old town, the Parco Ciani and Casino in Lugano. We will start with the 2h walking tour in Como, then we will have 1 hour free time for lunch. At 2.30 p.m. we will part for Lugano from the San Giovanni train station with the comfortable train, the duration of the trip is 35 minutes (the train tickets are not included in the price). In Lugano we will continue with the 2h walking tour (Santa Maria degli Angeli Church, LAC, Lungolago, Cathedral) and take a funicular to return to the train station (the price of the funicular ticket is included). You will have also some free time in Lugano to visit the shopping area or to have a cup of coffee. At about 5 p.m. we will take the train to Como and finish our tour at 6 p.m. in Como. For a better experience the tour is limited to maximum 6 participants.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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$190.28
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$190.28

Bellagio Walking Tour, Villa Melzi & Lunch

Bellagio Walking Tour, Villa Melzi & Lunch

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Known as a picturesque lakeside town, Bellagio’s beauty is no secret. But explore it with a guide, and you’ll discover the little-known vantage points and sights that many visitors miss. On this tour, you’ll visit a sleepy fishing harbor where rare Larian gondola boats bob on the water, a park, and a botanical garden. Then, finish up with a gourmet lunch at a Michelin-listed local restaurant.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$116.39
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$116.39

Como city & Bellagio private full-day tour (1h from Milan, start at 10:30 am)

Como city & Bellagio private full-day tour (1h from Milan, start at 10:30 am)

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This full-day starts with the 2h walking tour in Como city. We will visit the top attractions of Como like the Cathedral, the San Fedele Church, the medieval city walls and towers. This will give you knowledge about the city's development and its importance for the area. After a short break for lunch, we will take a speedboat to Bellagio (the duration of this trip is 50 minutes), one of the most beautiful and suggestive borgo in Italy. There, you will have a pleasant walking tour, enjoy the famous small streets and views, as well as a break for shopping or an ice-cream (gelato). We return with the normal ferry boat (this trip takes 2h), to have a possibility to show you the most beautiful villas on the lake during the trip. We finish the experience in Como city at 6 p.m. For a better experience, this tour is limited to a maximum of 6 participants.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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$190.28
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$190.28

The best of Como lake: Como city walking tour and Villa Balbianello

The best of Como lake: Como city walking tour and Villa Balbianello

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This full-day tour will start at 10:30 a.m. in Como city. We will show you the most important attractions of Como like the Cathedral, the San Fedele Church, the Roman city walls and towers and will bring you in the particular atmosphere of the charming Como lake town. After a short lunch break we will take a speed boat to Lenno (about 40 minutes), where the villa Balbianello is located. After the visit to the villa Balbianello and its garden, where the famous scenes from Star Wars and James Bond Casino Royal were filmed, we will visit the San Stefano Church with the 11th century's crypt. We will return with the normal boat (this trip takes 1,5h), to have a possibility to show you the most beautiful villas on the lake during the trip. We will finish our tour in the Como city at 18 p.m. Group type: private tour
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  • 9 hours
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$190.28
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$190.28

Bellagio & Varenna, Lake Como, private guided tour

Bellagio & Varenna, Lake Como, private guided tour

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Bellagio is a little village on Lake Como: Bellagio is famous allover the world, a picturesque town that is visited every year by a multitude of tourists coming from everywhere. In Bellagio you can admire the fantastic panorama of Lake Como and also walk through the splendid gardens of Villa Melzi. The guided tour will be walking across the town center and then we will see the gardens of villa Melzi, later by a ten minutes trip to cross the Lake by public ferry boat we will go to the town of Varenna visiting first the splendid Villa Monastero and later the medieval church of St. George and the town center of Varenna. This is a private guided tour for your group only or only for you if you are a single tourist. Please take note that the entrance tickets to all villas and all ferry boat transfers are not included in the price of the guided tour and must be paid at local cash desks.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$172.98
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$172.98
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Lake Como - Varenna and Bellagio Full-day Private Tour

Lake Como - Varenna and Bellagio Full-day Private Tour

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This full-day tour will show you the most important attractions of Como Lake: the villages of Varenna and Bellagio. We will meet at 8:45pm in Como city and will go with the speed boat to Bellagio (this trip takes about 50 minutes). There, we will do the interesting walking tour including the Basilica of San Giacomo and the panoramic point Punta Spartivento. After a break for lunch, we will take a boat to Varenna (the duration of this trip is about 15 minutes). After visiting this romantic town we will return with the normal ferry boat to Como (the duration is about 2h30), which gives us a possibility to show you all the important villas on the Lake Como during the trip (e.g. Villa of George Clooney, Villa Balbianello, the setting place of Star Wars and James Bond etc.).
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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$213.35
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$213.35

Bellagio, the pearl of lake Como. The village and the surrounding area

Bellagio, the pearl of lake Como. The village and the surrounding area

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Make the most of your time in Bellagio with this tour that takes you through the highlights and hidden gems without the hassle of a map or guidebook. Explore on foot with your guide, beginning at the Villa Melzi gardens and then continuing to the Borgo di Pescallo. Learn about Bellagio’s history and architecture over lunch (not included), and then dive into the heart of the old town in the afternoon.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.92
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$159.92
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Lake Como Volta Lighthouse and Brunate Jeep Sightseeing Tour

Lake Como Volta Lighthouse and Brunate Jeep Sightseeing Tour

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See Lake Como from the hills with this Brunate and Volta Lighthouse tour. Making sure you don’t miss any vantage points or highlights of the hilltop town, the tour showcases Brunate’s centro storico where the pioneer of electricity Alessandro Volta once lived. After exploring the town, you’ll travel up to his namesake lighthouse where dramatic Lake Como views await. Numbers are limited to just eight people so you get more interaction with your guide.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.53
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$11.53

Lake Como: Villa Carlotta and Bellagio private full-day tour

Lake Como: Villa Carlotta and Bellagio private full-day tour

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This full-day tour will show you two of the most important attractions of Como Lake: Villa Carlotta & Bellagio. In the morning, we will take a speedboat to Tremezzo (the duration of this trip is about 45 minutes), where the Villa Carlotta is situated. We will visit the Villa with its important art collection and its amazing botanical garden. The second part of the tour is dedicated to Bellagio, a pearl of the Lake. We will return with the normal ferry boat to Como (the duration is about 2h), which gives us a possibility to show you all the important villas on the Lake Como during the trip (e.g. Villa of George Clooney and Villa Balbianello, the setting place of Star Wars and James Bond). For a better experience this tour is limited to maximum 6 participants.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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$213.35
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$213.35

Tales Of Pirates, Legends and Secret Gardens on Lake Como

Tales Of Pirates, Legends and Secret Gardens on Lake Como

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Learn about the days of fascism and the resistance movement in Italy on this tour in Musso and Dongo, two towns on the northwest coast of Lake Como. You'll learn about the end of fascism and capture of Benito Mussolini as you visit landmarks such as Piazza Paracchini, Palazzo Manzi, and the Church of St. Euphemia.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.26
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Lake Como

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Como city and its History Private Walking Tour (1 h from Milan)
"Great tour, great guide - learned about the interesting progression of the building of the city and it's history."..."
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Villa Balbianello and Flavors of Lake Como Walking and Boating Full-Day Tour
"This was a wonderful tour, very informative. The tour guide was excellent and spoke perfect English. I would highly recommend this tour."..."
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Share your Pasta Love: Small group Pasta and Tiramisu class in Como
"Debora welcomed us in her beautiful home and was the ultimate hostess. We learned how to make Tiramisu and fresh pasta dough. We were also lucky enough to get her recipes for the delicious pasta sauces. She and her husband were so welcoming and kind. It was a wonderful experience and we recommend highly."..."
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Bellagio & Varenna - The must-see places in Lake Como
"This is the perfect tour if you only have one day in the area. Our guide, Giovanni, was excellent. We saw all the sights in the area in a personalized manners with zero stress. A great day for us."..."
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Como Food Tour
"My husband and I truly enjoyed our time with Christina touring around Como. She was informative and very friendly. The food was delicious and we ended up taking quite a bit of goodies home with us to enjoy later with our family. Cannot recommend this tour enough!"..."
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Private pasta-making class at a Cesarina's home with tasting in Como
"My adult daughter and I took this class together and we had a great time. Morena was a wonderful teacher and was very patient with us."..."
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Wine & food tasting
"Great experience, exceptionally nice host. The quality of the wine and snacks were very good. We enjoyed it thoroughly."..."
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Lake Como Guided eBike and iPad Experience
"Sergio was very attentive to our safety during the whole 3 hour experience, which took us through busy streets with both cars and pedestrians all around us. Although not technically our tour guide, he provided lots of extra tidbits about Como that we would not have experienced otherwise. It was fun, informative and extensive!"..."
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Lake Como PRIVATE Guided Tour
"My wife and I were treated to a wonderful day at Lago di Como in July, 2021. Giovanni, a local to Como, knows everything about the area, Italian history and more. A consummate professional, Giovanni was truly engaged with us during our tour and answered all of our questions with a depth of knowledge. Unique and excellent experience. Grazie mille, Giovanni!!"..."
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E-Bike Tour Lake Como and Swiss Vineyards
"landmarks and biking. The bikes were of good quality and the guide was nice and very helpful. He gave us good tips also for Como"..."
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Como, Italy & Lugano, Switzerland private full-day tour (1 h from Milan, 10:30)
"Great experience with our tour guide Violeta!! She loves what she does and make everyone on the group part of the tour!!"..."
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Bellagio Walking Tour, Villa Melzi & Lunch
"Alessandra was our tour guide from lake Como food tours. She was EXCELLENT! Very friendly & knowledgeable. Great tour. We would never have seen these wonderful out of the way places if not for her."..."
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Como city & Bellagio private full-day tour (1h from Milan, start at 10:30 am)
"Violetta was a great communicator and met my husband and I at the ferry in Como. We did a walking tour of Como and then caught the fast ferry (not included) to Bellagio and did a walking tour there. We had lunch at a restaurant in Bellagio (not included). If you are a planner, you could actually do this tour on your own. We enjoyed the luxury of having the history explained and the details of the boat schedules handled by Violetta. We enjoyed her company and had a great time."..."
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The best of Como lake: Como city walking tour and Villa Balbianello
"Michele was an excellent guide! I really appreciated his insight and information. Lake Como area is gorgeous and it was really helpful to have him navigate ferries, etc. Recommending to friends and family."..."
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Bellagio & Varenna, Lake Como, private guided tour
"Our guide and tour were fantastic - tailored to us and super accommodating. Good way to see what is needed efficiently. Five stars."..."
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Lake Como - Varenna and Bellagio Full-day Private Tour
"I booked a tour with Violet last minute and was so lucky she was available. She is very knowledgeable, fun, easy to be around and energetic. She’s a great guide and I would recommend any tour she offers."..."
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Tales Of Pirates, Legends and Secret Gardens on Lake Como
"Daniele was our tour guide for the Resistance Tour. He was born in Como and knows the area extremely well. He was also passionate about the WWII history and its impact on the area. He told us the full story about the capture of Mussolini and the goings on at the time. We found him to be knowledgeable, personable and flexible when providing the tour. We found him to be charming and would highly recommend this tour."..."

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