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

Italy & Switzerland in 1 day: Lake Como, Bellagio & Lugano Day Trip from Milan

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Explore the wonders of Switzerland and Italy on a day excursion to Lugano and Lake Como from Milan. Follow a knowledgeable local guide as you cruise Lake Como on a private sightseeing boat, capturing glimpses of celebrity villas along the shoreline. Pause in Bellagio, for a stroll through its charming streets.

Crossing into Switzerland to discover Lugano, a picturesque town where free time awaits to marvel at lakeside views or indulge in some Swiss chocolate shopping. Immerse yourself in the unique charm of the town before heading back to Milan on our comfortable air-conditioned coach.

  • Start the day with a boat trip on Lake Como. Let your expert English-speaking guide points out the famous villas where Star Wars and James Bond movies have been filmed as well as the private villa of George Clooney.
  • At our second stop, Bellagio, known as “the pearl of Lake Como”.
  • Ending with a trip over the border into Switzerland where you will discover the incredible lake town of Lugano.

Tour Description

What's Included

  • Expert, English-speaking guide for the whole day
  • 50 min. Como Lake cruise on a private boat
  • Audio headsets so you can always hear your guide
  • All transfers in an air-conditioned coach
  • Free time in Bellagio and Lugano
  • Gratuities
  • Food & Beverages
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off

Sites Visited

  • Bellagio
  • Lugano
  • Lake Como
  • Lake Lugano

Picture Perfect Lake Como

Embark on an extraordinary day trip from Milan to explore the beauty of both Switzerland and Italy, immersing yourself in the breathtaking landscapes of Lugano and Lake Como. Guided by a local expert, your journey begins with a scenic cruise on Lake Como aboard a private sightseeing boat. Keep your eyes peeled for the opulent villas that line the shores, once graced by celebrities.

Bellagio: The Pearl of Lake Como

Your adventure starts with a stop in the charming town of Bellagio, often referred to as the 'pearl of Lake Como.' Here, you have the opportunity to wander through the winding streets, discovering the medieval alleys and authentic shops that give Bellagio its unique character. Enjoy leisure time at your own pace, perhaps savoring a delightful lunch with the stunning lake as your backdrop.

Lakeside Lugano

As you cross the border into Switzerland, your next destination is Lugano. Delight in some free time to immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of this picturesque town. Whether you choose to appreciate the lakeside views or indulge in a bit of retail therapy by shopping for Swiss chocolate, Lugano offers a delightful blend of experiences.

Capture the essence of Lugano and Lake Como, creating lasting memories against the backdrop of these two European gems. As the day unfolds, absorb the beauty of Lugano, enjoy the allure of Bellagio, and cruise the pristine waters of Lake Como. Your return journey to Milan concludes this unforgettable day trip, leaving you with a treasure trove of experiences from the heart of Switzerland and Italy.

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