Colourful houses in Bellagio
Stunning view of the Como Lake
Lake Lugano from boat

Private Day Trip from Milan: Como Lake with Bellagio and Lugano

New Tour
10h 30min

  • Step away from the buzz of the big city and explore the stunning countryside just an hour away from Milan - lakes, mountains, colorful villages and more are just waiting to be discovered!
  • You’ll visit Lake Como, Bellagio and Lugano with a dedicated tour guide - from celebrity villas to charming towns to the beautiful lakes themselves, this private day trip has everything you could possibly want to experience in Italy.
  • Enjoy a boat cruise around the Lake Como, the perfect way to really soak up the experience like never before.

Tour Description

What's Included

  • Private, Expert, English-speaking guide
  • 45 min. Como Lake boat cruise
  • Audio headsets when appropriate
  • All transfers in an air-conditioned coach
  • Gratuities

Sites Visited

  • Bellagio
  • Lugano
  • Lake Como
  • Lake Lugano
  • Free time to visit nearby attractions of your choice

Fall in love with the Italian countryside on this private day trip from Milan to Lake Como, with the amazing additions of Bellagio and a trip across the border to Lugano in Switzerland. This means you don’t have to make the tough choice of which lake to visit - this tour has combined all three into a perfect day trip from the city!

You’ll travel from Milan by comfortable private transport with your dedicated tour guide, who will be sure to tell you everything there is to know about the Italian countryside and these stunning lakes.

Your first stop is the Italian-Swiss border, where you’ll head to Lugano. This is an Italian-speaking town, and it is located on a lake of the same name. You’ll explore the town, which is really popular with celebrity visitors so be sure to keep an eye out for some A-listers while you’re here! This beautiful town is home to the Santa Maria degli Angioli Church, and there are plenty of independent boutique shops and cafés to discover too. The lake itself, with mountains rising up behind it and colorful houses in view, is something you have to see to believe!

From Lugano you’ll head to Bellagio, the pearl of Lake Como. This village is one you’ll have seen all over Instagram and in travel magazines - synonymous with the Italian lakes, it really is incredibly beautiful. Enjoy your free time here doing whatever you please: trying local delicacies, picking up souvenirs, taking photographs to remind you that somewhere this beautiful really does exist…

Following this, you’ll step on board a boat ready for a cruise along world-famous Lake Como. This is an amazing opportunity to discover one of the most stunning and scenic places on the planet, and an ideal way to spend a couple of hours. With your tour guide on hand, you’ll see so much beauty - and be able to spot George Clooney’s villa along with other celebrity homes and some film sets too!

Once you’ve had your fill of the beautiful Italian and Swiss countryside, you’ll head back to Milan and be in the city in time for dinner. If you want to see one of the prettiest places in Europe, this private day trip from Milan to Lake Como is one of the very best ways to do it.

Important Notes

  • Most guests will not be required to have a Visa to enter Switzerland; a passport will be enough to enter the Country. Please check this website for more information, and to determine if you may need a Visa (choose your country by selecting the first letter i.e “U” for United States.

Cancelation Policy

This tour is subject to a 24-hour cancelation policy. If you wish to cancel or amend your booking, you can do so without charge by contacting us up to 24 hours in advance of your expected departure time.

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  • Know Before You Go

Price per adult based on a group of 2 people. Price per adult decreases as more people are added.
  • Book with Confidence: Free cancellations up to 24 hours before the experience begins (local time).
  • Multilingual Customer Service: Talk to us, we are here to help.
  • No Hidden Costs: All taxes and fees included.

Get to Know Dark Rome

Guide showing attraction

A Dark Rome tour is the product of meticulous research, detailed planning, and a passion for providing customers with travel experiences they will cherish forever.

With Dark Rome it's not just facts, our passionate guides tell you the stories that bring the sights to life.

  • All of our guides are experts in their field
  • We only hire fluent English-speakers so nothing is ever lost in translation
  • We focus on the little details and anecdotes that make Dark Rome so special