Lake Como

Relax & Discover

8 Days from $2,599

May 2020 - Sep 2020 Departures

​The tranquil beauty and mountain scenery of Lake Como are at the forefront of this relaxing tour, with visits to Bellagio's Villa Melzi Gardens, tranquil Lake Maggiore and lively Como Town its sightseeing highlights.

Overview

What's included

  • Just You Tour Manager as your host & Specialist Local Guides
  • 7 nights all inclusive in a 3-star hotel
  • 21 meals: 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners, plus drinks from 10am to 11.45pm
  • Welcome drink & farewell get-together
  • Free scheduled group transfers are available on arrival & departure
  • Porterage

Included excursions

  • Dinner at the hotel is open-air restaurant with stunning views of Bellagio
  • Visit Villa Melzi Gardens
  • Lake Maggiore, Villa Taranto & the Borromean Islands
  • Como Town visit
  • Amazing Bellagio’s views from your balcony room


 

Optional excursions

  • Travel to the Swiss ski resort of St Moritz on the Bernina Railway
  • Elegant Villa Monastero


 

Itinerary

Make your own way to Milan where you can meet us for the scheduled group transfers to your resort on Lake Como, renowned throughout the world for its natural beauty and inspiring mountain scenery. Boasting affluent towns and exquisite villas, this exceptional area in the north of Italy is also noted for its relaxed atmosphere and is a favoured retreat of the rich and famous. After time to settle in at the hotel, get to know your travelling companions this evening over a welcome drink and dinner.

Today we include a visit by ferry boat to Villa Melzi Gardens in Bellagio. Set directly on the shores of the lake, the gardens are a delight to explore. Lush trees and softly scented borders are decorated with elegant sculptures and connected by meandering paths. As we explore, we’ll also be treated to fantastic views of the lake’s calm waters and the majestic mountains that encircle it. Later, you’ll have some free time to explore Bellagio with your travelling companions, before returning to the hotel by ferry.

​We’ll discover more of the region’s incredible highlights on today’s full-day tour. We’ll soak up the stunning scenery of Lake Maggiore, then continue on to the famous Botanical Gardens of the Villa Taranto at Pallanza. Featuring more than 20,000 different species of plants from all over the world, they are a true gardeners’ paradise. A short boat trip across the lake takes us to tiny Isola Bella – one of the Borromean Islands within the lake. Boasting a magnificent 17th century palace and impressive terraced gardens, it has long been used as an idyllic sanctuary

​Como Town is located at the southern tip of the lake and today we include a visit here. After time to explore the ancient walls, historic architecture and lively square with your Tour Manager, we'll drive around the lake back to our resort.​

An optional excursion today will take you to the exclusive Swiss resort of St Moritz. We’ll journey on the Bernina Railway, enjoying a scenic train ride to this elegant town located by a sparkling mountain lake. Admire sensational views, go shopping with your travelling companions or simply relax in the sunshine before returning to your hotel by road.

​You can spend another relaxing day in Cadenabbia, or maybe you’ll choose to join our optional excursion to the elegant Villa Monastero in Varenna. Sitting on the eastern shores of Lake Como, the villa boasts a beautiful garden which stretches along the water’s edge.

​Today has been left free for you explore at leisure. Alternatively, you could venture out on one of the excellent hiking paths or simply laze by the pool and soak up the sunshine. This evening we’ll enjoy a farewell get-together, the perfect way to round off an amazing tour.

Your tour comes to an end today. Scheduled group transfers are available to the airport, please see www.justyou.com/transfers

Excursions

Experience even more of your destination by adding one or more optional excursions to your vacation before you set off. Right now is the perfect opportunity to do that – with everything booked and paid for you’ll have even more to get excited about and all you’ll need to think about while you’re away is having a great time.

By the way - look out for ‘Optional Excursion Packages’. For some holidays we’ve grouped a selection of excursions into a package which means you can make a saving when you book in advance.

Prices shown may vary according to departure date and are subject to change.  The full range of excursions will be detailed in your vacation information pack, sent approximately 15 weeks prior to departure.

Switzerland - St Moritz and the Bernina Express

Switzerland - St Moritz and the Bernina Express

from $139

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This full-day excursion begins with a scenic drive to Tirano, where you will board a train for a thrilling two-hour panoramic journey through the Alps on the Bernina Express Railway. Your train will whisk you through the spirals and tunnels of the Bernina Pass to the exclusive Swiss resort of St Moritz, which is located on the edge of a pristine mountain lake. Originally famed for its therapeutic springs, its reputation as a prestigious winter sports destination is legendary. Admire more stunning scenery, enjoy a spot of shopping or just relax in the sun – St Moritz is bathed in sunshine on average 322 days a year – before your journey by road back to your resort.

Full day - Minimal - Moderate Walking - Scenic

Italy Prebookable Package - Villa Monastero / St Moritz and the Bernina Express

Italy Prebookable Package - Villa Monastero / St Moritz and the Bernina Express

from $179

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You can save money and enhance your holiday with this Prebookable excursion package...

Villa Monastero / St Moritz and the Bernina Express

Italy - Elegant Villa Monastero

Italy - Elegant Villa Monastero

from $49

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On the eastern shores of Lake Como is the pretty resort of Varenna whose historic centre is made up of tiny lanes all leading to a small port offering spectacular lake views. On this half-day excursion we’ll head to the elegant Villa Monastero, a former Cistercian convent just a short distance from the village centre. Here we’ll take a leisurely stroll to discover centuries-old gardens planted with an abundance of colourful rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas.

Half Day - Moderate/Strenuous - A must see

Accommodation

You will stay at the 3-star Hotel Britannia Excelsior in the resort of Cadenabbia. This popular and lively hotel features a restaurant and bar. Bedrooms have private facilities, TV, telephone and safe.

Britannia Excelsior Hotel Cadenabbia

Just You have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the hotel images provided on this website and images of room types displayed may vary to those offered on your tour. Therefore due to the possibility of inadvertent errors we do not guarantee their accuracy. Hotels, airlines used and flight times are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.

Dates and Prices

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Wednesday 06 May 2020

8 Days

$2,599

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Make Your Own Way

Wednesday 13 May 2020

8 Days

$2,649

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Make Your Own Way

Wednesday 03 Jun 2020

8 Days

$2,799

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Make Your Own Way

Wednesday 10 Jun 2020

8 Days

$2,799

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Make Your Own Way

Wednesday 17 Jun 2020

8 Days

$2,799

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Make Your Own Way

Wednesday 24 Jun 2020

8 Days

$2,799

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Make Your Own Way

Wednesday 01 Jul 2020

8 Days

$2,849

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Make Your Own Way

Wednesday 02 Sep 2020

8 Days

$2,849

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Make Your Own Way

Wednesday 09 Sep 2020

8 Days

$2,799

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Make Your Own Way

Wednesday 16 Sep 2020

8 Days

$2,699

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Make Your Own Way

Wednesday 23 Sep 2020

8 Days

$2,699

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Make Your Own Way

Wednesday 30 Sep 2020

8 Days

$2,649

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