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Lake Como, Italy
From Milan to the foothills of the Alps, spectacular Lake Como, Italy is the heart of Italian romance and history. Located in Lombardy, the lake has an area of 146 square kilometres, which makes it the third-largest lake in the country, just after Lake Garda and Lake Maggiore.

Locally known as the lake Lario, this natural gem used to be a popular retreat for wealthy people, but, eventually, lake Como, Italy has become a remarkable spot for travelers of all bank account sizes. Nowadays, the territory around the lake comprises a number of luxary villas and lovely lakeside towns like Como, Bellagio and Varenna, waiting for you to be explored. In general, lake Como, Italy is a perfect choice for those, willing to combine relaxation with adventures and active time spending as the place can offer opportunities for hiking and sightseeing as well as sailing and windsurfing. Another way to get closer to the Italian nature is setting off on a cruise around lake Como, Italy that will provide you with unforgettable picturesque views.

Lake Como, Italy is also home to plenty of lush 5-star hotels, that's why its idillic shores are one of the top favorites for celebrity's holidays. So it's no surprise to meet Madonna or George Clooney in the neighborhood, as they have their posh villas there.

See it on following tours

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10 days

5 cities

1 country

Milan | Como | Garda | Verona | Venice

Travel to Northern Italy known for the wealthiest provinces, cathedrals and magnificent lakes Como and Garda. Experience wine tastings in Verona and walk through the oldest market to flavour the authentic Venetian atmosphere with the 10-day private tour.

Private tour | Classic

Alpine Italy and Switzerland
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13 days

6 cities

2 countries

Venice | Verona | Como | Lugano | Lucerne | Zurich

Explore the best sights of Northern Italy from Venice, Verona and Como to beautiful Switzerland towns Lugano, Lucerne and Zurich in 13 days. Enjoy excellent trip arrangments from locally-sourced guides, remarkable accommodation to convenient transfers to sights.

Cruise | Gold, European Cruise

Rhine River Cruise | Amsterdam to Milan
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Cruise  |  Nearest Date:
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12 days

7 cities

4 countries

Amsterdam | The Hague | Delft | Cologne | Strasbourg | Como | Milan

Enjoy two days in the Netherlands with a private guide before you join a small group of co-travelers on the MS Amadeus Royal and discover Amsterdam, the best of Germany and the French city of Strasbourg. Then continue your tour to the North of Italy.

Private tour | Classic, Spring, Summer, Fall

Milan, Genoa, Sardinia & Rome
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Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
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12 days

9 cities

1 country

Milan | Como | Genoa | Portofino | Alghero | Bosa | Cagliari | Rome | Vatican City

Experience Italy's major landmarks with the private tour starting in Milan. Travel to Sardinia Island on a ferry from Genoa and explore archaeological UNESCO Site of Su Nuraxi di Barumini and the towns of Sardinia. Your trip ends in Rome where you have several days to spend.
E.g., Nov 16 2018