Day 1: Arrive Lenno, Lake Como
Lenno is 1.5 hours from Como, by scheduled boat. Visit the beautiful gardens of Villa Balbianello, in Lenno or relax on the pebble beach.
Day 2: Explore the hills of the Azalea Riviera and visit magnificent Villa Carlotta
Walk Lenno / Villa Carlotta - 3hr walk - + 200m/-200m
Day 3: The San Benedetto Abbey & the Sanctuary of Madonna del Soccorso
Walk Lenno – San Benedetto abbey – Sanctuary Madonna del Soccorso – Lenno
Day 4: Bellagio, the ‘pearl’ of the lake, panoramic views & the gardens of Villa Melzi
Loop Walk Bellagio - 4hr walk - + 250m/-250m -
Reach the picturesque village of Pescallo by boat and cross the park of Villa Giolia. Climb to Perlo. Return via Bellagio and the beautiful gardens of Villa Melzi.
Day 5: Bellano – Varenna : Explore the eastern shores of Lake Como
Loop Bellano / Varenna - 3h30 walk - + 300m/-300m
Day 6: Panoramic trails of Pigra
Pigra / Corniga / Colonno / Lenno - 3h30 walk - + 200m/-700m.
Day 7: Tour ends after breakfast in Lenno
Moderate with walks averaging 3 to 4.5 hours per day on trails and cobbled streets.
Please note pricing is in Euros, at time of publishing and is subject to change.
Double / Twin Share: 1 Oct to 15 Dec: €680. 1 Jan to 30 Mar: €730
Single Room: 1 Oct to 15 Dec: €1055. 1 Jan to 30 Mar: €1155
Start any day.
Just an hour from Milan, the region of Lake Como offers a fantastic network of trails and ancient mule tracks, leading from pretty villages to lavish villas and magnificent gardens. This walk features ‘must see’ villas and gardens such as Villa Carlotta, Villa Balbaniello, Villa Melzi and Villa Monastero. Cruise across the lake to different locations and return each evening to your hotel in a beautiful, small, typical village on the lake shore.
- Stay at lovely Lenno on lake Como
- Discover the natural landscape, the shimmering waters, dramatic backdrop of the Italian Alps and lively Riviera atmosphere
- Explore the beautiful Italian gardens of Villa Carlotta, Balbaniello and Melzi
- Walk on lake and mountain trails and visit traditional medieval villages
- Enjoy a boat cruise to Bellagio and walk to Perlo for breathtaking views
- Be captured by lovely Varenna