Lake Como & Venice

From the awe-inspiring shores of Lake Como to the timelessly romantic canals of Venice, this seven-day break combines two of Italy's most spectacular destinations.

Lake Como & Venice

From the awe-inspiring shores of Lake Como to the timelessly romantic canals of Venice, this seven-day break combines two of Italy's most spectacular destinations.

Tour Highlights:

  • Guaranteed Departures
  • Six Meals - Breakfast Daily
  • Excellent Touring
  • A relaxed itinerary
  • Scenic tour that includes Switzerland
 

Lake Como and Venice Tour Includes:

  • Roundtrip private airport transfers on arrival in Lake Como and departure in Venice
  • Six (6) nights accommodations in charming 4-Star hotels
  • Buffet breakfast daily (buffet or continental)
  • Shared coach tour of Lake Como, St. Moritz and the Bernina Express (this tour operates on Monday*)
  • Regional train with 2nd class seat from Como to Milan
  • Fast train from Milan to Venice, with 2nd Class seat 
  • Shared walking tour of Venice 
  • Portfolio of travel documents

Itinerary

Day 01, Saturday: Milan - Lake Como

Arrive at Milan Airport, where a private transfer awaits. Head to the stunning shores of Lake Como (approx 1.5 hours), surrounded by majestic peaks and dotted with enchanting lakeside towns. Enjoy the rest of your day exploring. Overnight Lake Como

Day 02, Sunday: Lake Como

The best way to explore the lake is by boat, and for your first full day, we recommend purchasing a centre lake ticket to easily explore the picturesque towns dotted around the lake. Some of the highlights include strolling down the sunny promenades of Menaggio or Tremezzo, and wandering round the cosy souvenir shops of Varenna's grey cobbled streets. Lake Como also boasts an abundance of pretty cafes and restaurants, so you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to finding somewhere for your evening meal. (B)

Day 03, Monday: Lake Como - St. Moritza and the Berina Express. (Passport Required)

This shared group excursion takes you along the northern part of the lake to the town of Tirano where we stop for coffee before proceeding into Switzerland and reach Poschiavo. Part of this excursion is done with the well-known panoramic Bernina Express train (a one hour journey). We take the train in Poschiavo (Switzerland) and continue to Diavolezza (Switzerland), doing one of the nicest section of the Bernina Express Railway. We will see the White Lake and the Black Lake and plenty of breathtaking glaciers. Then, by bus, reach St. Moritz. The famous Swiss holiday and ski resort is on the southern side of the Alps in the Engadine Valley with its numerous crystal clear mountain lakes. On our return, we stop in Chiavenna and have some free time before returning to Como at about 6:45 pm. Overnight in Lake Como. (B)

Day 04, Tuesday: Lake Como. Today is a free day in Lake Como

A free day to enjoy the beautiful Lake Como area. Overnight in Lake Como.  (B)

Day 05, Wednesday: Lake Como - Venice

After breakfast, depart by train and travel to Venice. (B)

Day 06, Thursday: Venice

After breakfast this morning, we enjoy a walking city tour which starts at St. Mark's Square. We visit the Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica, and view the Bell Tower and the Bridge of Sighs. The tour ends with a visit to a glass blowing factory where you will see a demonstration of a traditional Venetian glass blowing. The rest of the day is at leisure. Enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop or join an optional gondola ride. (B)

Day 07, Friday: Venice - U.S.

Private transfer to Venice airport for your return flight home. (B)

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Hotels/Plans Available for Departure Dates

Perfect blend of hotels, touring and rail (Saturday start)
Perfect blend of hotels, touring and rail (Sunday start)
Perfect blend of hotels, touring and rail (Friday start)

Tour Details

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(As most International flights are overnight flights - please book air accordingly)

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

Hotel Barchetta Excelsior

Como -

A renowned restaurant since the beginning of 19th century, in 1893 the property turned into an inn, taking the name "Trattoria con alloggio della Barchetta". Run by Pasquale Zaffaroni and facing the small harbour, it soon stood out as best restaurant in town thanks to the excellent quality of its cuisine, mainly serving local dishes such as risotto, roasts and the most famous "Barchetta-style trout". [more]

Hotel Principe

Venice -

Hotel Principe is famous among the 4 star hotels in Venice due to its elegance, quality of offered services and the wonderful terrace on the Grand Canal... [more]

Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply. There are no triple rooms for this tour.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches (not listed in itinerary)
  • City Tax to be paid locally
  • Drinks on meals

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start/end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) month from the date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date one would start touring in Lake Como including any pre/post nights. Does not include air travel.