ZURICH TO LAKE COMO ITALY TOUR
Unique Zurich to Lake Como Italy tour that’s optimized for best sightseeing experience of Lake Como. See the best of 2 countries in a single day.
Why choose this tour?
What to expect?
For the past 25 years our Zurich to Lake Como sightseeing tour has been one of the most demanding and popular, being able to see the most beautiful place of both the countries in a single day.
Lake Como (Lago di Como) in Italy is one of the most beautiful Italian Lake resorts, is a must visit place if you are in Italy or Switzerland. Since the Roman Empire, visitors 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.
Our carefully carved out trip from Zurich to visit Lake Como is designed to show you not only the most beautiful villages in Lake Como but also the most spectacular scenic places in the Ticino of Switzerland, and that too, in a single day!
NOTE: Although, the programs are well detailed in the sections below, boundless hidden gems and surprises which you will actually experience during the tour remains undisclosed.
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Your fascinating day to visit the beautiful Lake Como in Italy will begin from the door-step of your hotel in Zurich. We either take the route over the gorgeous alpine passages or through Europe’s longest car tunnel to get to our final destination. The tour aims to provide you the most amazing sightseeing experience, such cannot be achieved through public transport nor any ordinary tours. You will visit the best highlights in Lake Como, it’s surrounding beauty, the two most beautiful villages namely, Bellagio and Varenna, enjoy a fascinating cruise, allowing you to spend quality vacation with your loved ones. Upon returning back to Switzerland, you will enjoy amazing time in Lugano (Ticino, Switzerland). After your dinner in the Casino city, we shall begin our return journey to Zurich.
- Beautiful scenic drive from Zurich to Italy stopping at amazing photography vantage points
- Visit the village of Varenna in Lake Como (Italy)
- Visit Bellagio, the most beautiful village in Lake Como (Italy)
- Enjoy an breath-taking ferry cruise at Lake Como (Italy)
- Visit Lugano for a jaw-dropping experience (Switzerland)
Uniqueness of this journey
Your spectacular journey will begin from your hotel in Zurich at 08:15 AM. We can either take this journey from Zurich going to Italy over the stunningly beautiful alpine passages (if they are open) or drive through Europe’s longest car tunnel. Which ever route we take, both provides a wonderful opportunities to stop at stunningly beautiful places for amazing photo-shootings. After a relaxing coffee break, we will continue onward, reaching our destination shortly before noon.
There are multiple ways that leads the journey to Lake Como but our tour which is designed by local photographer guides will take the most scenic route so that you will get the best of everything there’s to enjoy in Lake Como (Italy) and even more spectacular, Lake Lugano (Switzerland) that only we can offer!
Ferry and boat Cruise (Lake Como)
Best way to enjoy Lake Como is to take a cruise. Our tour selects the best program and boat schedule which will allow you to enjoy as much time as possible in the two most beautiful villages in Lake Como and beyond. From taking a cruse to driving through the beautiful zig-zag narrow coastal roads in Italy, you will enjoy the very best of local experience for sure.
Bellagio – the most visited village
Located in the region of Lombardy, Bellagio is the most admired and visited destination in Lake Como. Its fascinating boutiques, cobblestone streets, Italian villas , and fragrant gardens and the stunningly beautiful water front is probably the reason why Bellagio is also known as the “pearl of Lake Como”. Upon arrival here, you should first enjoy a relaxing lunch perhaps before taking a stroll along the village. Follow your guide to get the tour of the most fascinating places of Bellagio and major attractions.
If you follow our unique program you will not only enjoy Bellagio but also be able to make it to the boat to visit Varenna, one of the most charming fishing village that’s a must visit! With our guided tour, you will enjoy all the major attractions there’s to see in Varenna including visit to the most photographic vantage points where the snow-capped Alps greets the Lake. Enjoy a real “Gelato” during a stroll and follow your guide to visit the main attractions and taking some amazing vacation photos. Your photographer-guide knows all the short-cuts, photographic vantage points and the major attractions for best photo shoots; you’ll surely save time and make it back to the boat on time.
Important note: The boat time-table is pre-determined and organized by your guide so that your trip is highly optimized, and that, you are able to cover as much sightseeing in available time.
Located in the Lake shore of Lugano, Lugano is not only the most 3rd most important financial center but also the largest city in the southern Switzerland’s Italian speaking part and Mediterranean style holiday resort of Ticino. Swiss-Mediterranean mix of cultures is closely related to that of Italy’s northern Lombardy region. This mix is reflected in its architecture and cuisine, parks and palm-trees, villas and casinos, flowers and parks along the blue water Lake Lugano, surrounded by mountains all over. This is a luxury resort of the wealthy and fun for every type of visitors. Upon arrival in Lugano, it would be an excellent stroll along the Lake Lugano and appreciate the beautify this place truly beholds! After sunset, enjoy a relaxing family dinner at one of the recommended Swiss-Italian cuisine.
The journey from Lugano to Zurich is approximately around 2 hours and 40 minutes.
The tour is scheduled to start from the door-step of your hotel in Zurich at 08:30 AM and expected to end at around 10:20 PM. The duration is approximately 13.5 hours but this includes 2 x 30 minutes coffee breaks, 1 hour of Lunch and 1 hour dinner break.
Boat ticket price 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
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Lake Como, Italy
Unique Zurich to Lake Como Italy, optimized for best sightseeing experience.
Visit most beautiful villages in Lake Como
The best of Switzerland and Italy in a single day trip
Duration: 12.5 – 13 hours (includes coffee, lunch and dinner break)
Start time: 8:15 AM
Maximum Guests: 6 people (For large group, please contact us)
CHF 212 per person (minimum 6 people required)
Price excludes: Boat ticket prices (see program detail)
Note: Price is based on tour starting from Zurich. Please contact us if pick-up location is not Zurich.
Free cancellation: Fully refundable if cancelled 1 week prior (as per terms & conditions)