Panoramic tours

Villas of Lake Como and Comacina Island

Duration: 8 hours
Language: English
Printed ticket only
Do this because
  • Lake Como boat trip
  • See the villas of the rich and famous
  • Free time on Comacina Island – the only one on the lake
What to expect

The A-lister magnet that is Lake Como has been drawing them in for thousands of years. From Roman aristocrats to Hollywood legends, they've all wanted a villa on its shores. This boat trip gives you a close-up look at some of the lake's mansions, including George Clooney's Villa Oleandra. You'll also stop on the wooded islet of Comacina for a stroll.

You'll see some of the lake's most famous villas. There's Villa Balbianello, which is a Hollywood star in its own right – it's been a setting in James Bond and Star Wars movies. And then there's the lavish Villa Cassinella, which is half-hidden by immaculately trimmed cypresses. The on-board commentary will give you all the details on the lake's who's who.

Rounding off the excursion is the stop at Comacina Island. Steeped in history and legend, it packs a lot into its tiny size – it's barely 500m long. A monastery, a church and the ruins of a basilica are among the star turns. There's also a bar with some pretty nice views.

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What's included
  • Transport
  • Escort
  • Boat trip
What to remember

In the event of bad weather, instead of stopping on Comacina, you'll be able to enjoy an aperitif on the panoramic fourth-floor terrace of the Grand Hotel Cadenabbia. Entrance fees not included

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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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