Classic Lake Como

Lake Como has classic charm. It is not simply the natural beauty of the mountain-framed waters of Como that are so attractive, it is the sophisticated ambience of the towns and villages that hug its shores, and its proximity to Lake Lugano that make it a fabulous touring base.

Driver Comment...
“Our group had a great time at the Grand Hotel. The food and the staff were excellent. Loved the hotel and location.” Oct 2016
Day 1 Arrival
This afternoon, we arrive at our hotel on Lake Como.

Day 2 Villa del Balbianello & Bellagio 8km/5 mile round trip
This morning, we will visit Villa del Balbianello in Tremezzina with its amazing history and stunning location jutting out into the lake. We may choose to take a water bus from the jetty to the village of Lenno from where we can then take a ferry to the remarkable town of Bellagio on the opposite side of the lake.

Day 3 Lugano, Switzerland 64km/40 mile round trip
Today, we will cross the Swiss border (remembering to bring our passports!) and visit the stylish city of Lugano with its grand promenade, chic shops and cafés and amazing yachts.

Day 4 Villa Carlotta, Menaggio or Varenna 8km/5 mile round trip
This morning, we visit Villa Carlotta with its beautiful art collections and splendid botanical gardens. We may then either drive onwards to the pretty lakeside resort of Menaggio or take the ferry from Cadenabbia to the colourful medieval village of Varenna.

Day 5 Cadenabbia or Tremezzo & Bellagio Driver’s Day Off
We will spend today enjoying our beautiful lakeside resort at leisure or perhaps we will take a ferry and return to the ‘jewel’ of Lake Como, Bellagio. This lovely historic village is teeming with character and boasts a fine selection of unique shops and lakeside cafés offering fabulous views.

Day 6 Departure
After breakfast, we say farewell to Lake Como and begin our journey homewards.
Legend

Grand Hotel Cadenabbia

Cadenabbia, Lake Como
AAAA Rooftop Bar Spacious and Elegant Public Areas
The 4 star Grand Hotel Cadenabbia is one of the finest hotels on Lake Como. Located on the lakeside in Cadenabbia, this large and historic property has the air of a bygone era and enjoys commanding views over the lake and Bellagio. The 190 bedrooms are all of a good size, elegantly furnished and feature TV, hairdryer, air conditioningand a safe. The hotel boasts its own swimming pool and spacious public areas, with the highlight being the rooftop bar, terrace and restaurant which together offer spectacular views across the lake. Coach parking is on-site and is free of charge. Alternative parking is at the designated coach parking site (10 min. walk away) at a cost of approx. €30 per day.

Hotel Bazzoni & Du Lac

Tremezzo, Lake Como
AAA Central Location Double for Single Occupancy
The 3 star Hotel Bazzoni & Du Lac enjoys a central lakefront location in the heart of the quaint village of Tremezzo on the west coast of Lake Como. The 168 bedrooms are simply furnished and equipped with TV and hairdryer. The hotel has comfortable public areas and lounges, a bar and a first floor panoramic restaurant. There is also a terrace with stunning lake views and an outdoor swimming pool. The coach can drop passengers off at the hotel and park off-site at the Grand Hotel Cadenabbia (free of charge) or if unavailable, at the designated coach parking site (10 min. walk away, approx. €30 per day).

Grand Hotel Cadenabbia

Cadenabbia, Lake Como
5 Nights Half Board
March – November 2018
(Excludes Jun & Sept)
Twin from £319pp to £453pp
Single Supplement from £56

Inclusions
• Return short sea crossing
• Porterage
• Welcome cocktail on arrival
• 4 course set menu on arrival night
• Choice of menu
• Tea/coffee after dinner


Hotel Bazzoni & Du Lac

Tremezzo, Lake Como
5 Nights Half Board
March – November 2018
Twin from £269pp to £334pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £42

Inclusions
• Return short sea crossing
• Porterage
• Welcome cocktail on arrival
• Set menu on arrival night
• Choice of menu
• Free bar 10.00 - 23.59 hrs each day, selected drinks
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£269 for 6 days

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