Product ID: 161106

Unique Villas and Gardens of Lake Como - Day Trip from Milan

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Be part of small group for an in-depth visit with a professional guide of two spectacular villas and their gardens on Lake Como: Villa del Balbianello and Villa Melzi in Bellagio. Spend a memorable day at Lake Como with a comfortable day-trip from Milan.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live guide
English, Italian
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy comfortable transportation from Milan in a Mercedes
  • Benefit from your professional guide and his knowledge in a small-group setting
  • Visit two of Lake Como's most renouned and beautiful villas
Full description
This tour was specially designed for those who want to enjoy the magic of Lake Como along with a guided tour of two of its extraordinary Villas: Villa del Balbianello and Villa Melzi. Villa del Balbiannello, one of the most spectacular villas of the entire lake, stands at the end of a green promontory that stretches towards the center of the lake. You will reach the villa on foot after about 30 minutes along a pleasant path that winds through the Mediterranean vegetation of the promontory. The Villa, which can only be visited on specific occasions, offers views of unique landscapes and magnificent architecture. You will learn about the people and the stories behind this artistic asset protected by the Italian Environment Fund.

After the visit, you'll go from Lenno to Bellagio for a relaxing lunch break. In the afternoon, after a pleasant short walk along the lake, you will reach Villa Melzi, whose gardens will make you fall in love with this enchanting lake even more. The gardens that surround the villa are in fact among the most renowned in the area, and boast numerous azaleas and gigantic rhododendrons, enclosing small spaces such as the hidden cave or the artificial pond in Japanese style. The Villa Melzi gardens also have many exotic and rare plants which alternate with secular trees, big camellia hedges, and many other species of plants. Return to Milan is scheduled in late afternoon.
Includes
  • Transfer from and to Milan in a comfortable minivan
  • Professional tour leader
  • Entrance and guided tours of 2 villas
  • Ferry tickets to Bellagio
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch

When you get there

Meeting point

Hotel pick up included in the price (inside Milano Municipality area) To reserve the hotel pick up, client has to give at least a 24.h notice before departure time.

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Product ID: 161106