History, food, Italian traditions and sports. An amazing day on Lake Como. We will meet up in Lecco where I will briefly show you the best spots of the city also famous for the Italian novel: “Promessi Sposi”. We will move by car to Lierna where I will teach you how to make my grandmother best receipt: “Pizzoccheri”. You will have lunch by the lake drinking an international award winner local wine! Afterwards, you will learn how to row and thanks to your great muscles we will reach Bellagio. Do not worry, in case you will get tired a powerful engine we will get us there. You will discover one of the most exclusive lake village meanwhile doing a treasure hunt, do your best, cause the surprise will be delicious. You will take the ferry from Bellagio to Varenna and you will have the time to discover a beautiful fisherman town. You will finally take the train from Varenna to Lecco where you will see the lake from amazing perspectives and you will not get stuck in traffic. Are you coming from Milan? No worries, you can take the train at 9.20 am from Milan centrale and get at 10.00 am in Lecco train station. And on the way back, you can take a direct train from Varenna to Milan.
I was born on lake Como 25 years ago. I studied, worked and travelled abroad but still my home-place remains my favourite. I will not only show the best place of the lake but I will also tell you some secrets about it. What is better than discovering a place with a local? Can't wait to have you on board!
Pizzoccheri,. Coffee & Water The meal may vary depending on the guests' needs.
Award winner wine
Train and ferry tickets
We will start from Lecco, moving then to Lierna. From there, after lunch we will go by boat to Bellagio, then you will take a ferry to Varenna. From there you can take a train to Lecco or Milan.
LakeComo with a new/old Italian friend