Grand Tour of Lake Como, Italy - A day trip from Zurich
Many first time visitors to Europe would like to exploit full advantage of being in close proximity of neighboring countries of Switzerland and to see as much of Europe in the limited time they have; thanks to our local knowledge and experience, we sketched out this day trip out of Zurich to take you to show Italy’s most beautiful Lake resort – Lake Como.
- Visit the most stunning places in the Italian Switzerland and the beautiful Lake Como in Italy (2 countries best in a day)
- Driving through world’s longest in-country car tunnel
- Ferry ride for the first hand experience in the Lake Como
- Authentic Italian lunch and dinner in most recommended restaurant
- Unforgettable experience at multiple panoramic scenic places in Switzerland and Italy.
AT A GLANCE
About this tour
A spectacular day trip from Zurich to visit the beautiful region of Lake Como, Bellagio, Mennagio and Varenna (Italy) and the immaculately beautiful and the casino city at Lake Lugano in Switzerland, for an unforgettable European experience.
12.5 – 13 hours includes relaxing coffee, lunch and dinner breaks
6 (For larger group, please contact us.)
Pick-up and drop-off
Your hotel or place of stay in Zurich
Best Price Guaranteed
CHF 213.33 per person, based on 6 people
Free Cancellation / Fully refundable
( 1 week prior/ Terms & condition applies)
For the past 25 years Como from Zurich sightseeing tour has been one of the most popular for a good reason – It’s like being in a real nice vacation
Italy’s one of the most popular tourist city is Como which is located approximately 20 miles from Lake Lugano in Switzerland. Lake Como (Lago di Como) is one of the famous Italian Lake resorts; it’s a long lake (50 kilometres) the southern end forks into two long ‘legs’, with picturesque Italian towns situated on the promontory all along the lake. Since the Roman Empire, visitors ever since have admired the blue waters and relaxed in luxurious villas in the wooded lakeside slopes above. To date, most of the towns around the shores are quite popular among both, international and local tourists alike.
Uniqueness of our tour
There are multiple ways to that leads to Lake Como from Zurich but our tour, designed by local photographer guides will take the most scenic route and for show you the best of everything there is to see in the spectacular Lake Como (Italy) and even more magnificent Lake Lugano (Switzerland); no ordinary tours can show you the best of both worlds in just a single day trip from Zurich.
Your spectacular day will begin at 08:15 AM. Our journey to Italy from Zurich can take best routes based on the weather and road condition; most importantly, every single stop we make on this journey will be a breath-taking experience, thanks to our years of experience and our photographer guides who understands the regions extremely well.
Visiting Bellagio and Varenna are definitely on the list
Bellagio and Varenna are the two most impressive and beautiful villages which resides on the eastern shore of Lake Como are the must visit places; be assured, you can enjoy plenty of relaxing and fun time in both of these villages; the main activities other than relaxing in the resort is to visit the gardens of two villas, Villa Monastero and Villa Cipress.
Upon arrival in Lake Como, you will enjoy your first beautiful ferry ride which will bring you across to Bellagio; enjoy a stroll and your relaxing lunch before boarding a cruse for another spectacular journey; this time, you will visit the gorgeous neighboring village of Varenna; you will enjoy your time strolling along the lake side with beautiful Italian villas, local small shops, restaurants and Italian boutiques. Enjoy some delicious Italian Gelato, which is a must do thing before catching your boat, brining you to Mennagio. Thereafter, you will head for Lugano, the famous Casino city and one of the most beautiful resort , at Lake Lugano in Switzerland, which will definitely steal your breath away.
You will surely enjoy your time in Lugano and go for an authentic Italian dinner at one of the most recommended Italian cuisine before starting your journey back to Zurich.
CHF 1’280 approximately $ 1’293 USD
* Total tour price, not a per person price
* Divide the total price by number of participant in your group
Information on Boat journey at Lake Como
Fast boat – Como to Varenna – Adult € 11.60; child (age 4-11) € 5.80 | Verenna to Bellagio – Adult € 4.60; child € 2.30 |Boat ride from Bellagio to Menaggio Adult € 4.60; child € 2.30
Full day | Duration – approx. 13.5 hours (includes coffee, lunch and dinner breaks)
Start time: 08:30 AM
End time: 22:20 PM
- Private guided tour
- WIFI enabled luxury vehicle
- Professional vacation photos
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- On-board refreshments
- Meals & beverages
- Public transportation cost
- ferry / boat rides