Half-Day Lake Como Discovery Tour from Milan - small group tour

5 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 10
Mobile ticket


The city of Como in Italy overlooks the southwest end of its lake and is surrounded by green ridge hills, resulting in unparalleled, natural scenery. A pleasant and relaxing half-day guided tour awaits you. Take a train from Milan to Como and get ready for an amazing tour in the historical center of Como to discover its main highlights such as the majestic Duomo, Via Vittorio Emanuele with Piazza San Fedele, the ancient medieval walls with the huge Porta Torre the main gate to enter Como in the past centuries. You will have a free afternoon after your 4-hour guided tour is complete, to wander at your own pace before heading back to Como.


  • Professional guide at disposal (4-hours)
  • Train Tickets

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cathedral of Como (Duomo), Piazza Duomo, 22100, Como Italy

Once in Como, walk through the city center with your local guide, discovering the majestic white marble Duomo

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di Sant'Abbondio, Via Regina Teodolinda 35, 22100, Como Italy

Walking along the elegant Via Vittorio Emanuele, and taking in medieval walls and the Romanesque Sant’ Abbondio Church.

The highlight of the tour is the superb, 600-year old Cathedral, and you'll discover traditional shops and upscale boutiques in Piazza Cavour, Via Plinio,  and the waterfront.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Villa Olmo, Via Simone Cantoni 1, 22100, Como Italy

Your walk continues along the lakeside promenade to Villa Olmo, where you'll have magnificent views of the lake and town from the ornate garden.

After the tour, enjoy some free time to enjoy Lake Como at your own pace, visiting more sites or just enjoying the scenery and Italian sunshine. With included return train tickets to Milan, you're free to explore Lake Como for as long as you want, then return to Milan at your preferred time.

Duration: 4 hours

Time of tour

09:20 AM

Meeting point

Milano Cadorna, Piazzale Luigi Cadorna, 20123 Milano MI, Italy

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Tour will end in Como after the guided tour
  • You will be free to leave from Como at any time, with included train tickets
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival


  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Boat tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
March 2018

This was a great trip. Our guide was a local from lake Como so he knew the best places to go! He was so knowledgeable and pleasant to be with. We spent about 3 hours with him in Lake Como he told the best pasta place for lunch - then we took the ferry around the lake - beautiful!! Highly recom...

November 2019

In spite of the rainy weather, our guide, Pietro, was able to give us a great tour of Como. He was really knowledgeable about the area and it's history, and was very accommodating to the mobility needs of my aunt.The company was also very considerate of our schedule which we are very appreciative.

September 2019

Great tour of lake Como, good guide, great attention to the details provided and at the participants. Kudos to the organizers, guide and driver!

April 2019

Renzo was a perfect tour guide. He was knowledgeable, nice and laid back. He taught us so much about Como. He showed us where to eat and where to shop. He also taught us a lot about the history of Milan. Definitely worth the money if you are into history and learning about Italian culture.

April 2019

On our final day in Milan we took this tour to Como. It's an hour on the train, allowing plenty of opportunity to hear about the background of the area from our guide Renzo, who is knowledgeable and passionate about the history of the city. The tour is of the city itself and doesn't include the l...

February 2019

Renzo was a gracious the Italian Host for our tour in July 2018. We had some hiccups at the beginning and Renzo stayed with us and adjusted the schedule. The tour was modified and he provided a personal touch to the Day. He knows Como and shopping and eating in Como was divine, thanks to his reco...

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