This seven-day itinerary includes visits to several beautiful villas in and near Lake Como and Lake Lecco, with lunch included. There is plenty of time for enjoying your visit and fitting in a little bit of shopping in between our visits!
Day One: Arrival at Poggio Verde Country Villa, light lunch at the villa and an afternoon visit to the beautiful nearby hill town of Montevecchia. Dinner at the villa.
Day Two: Breakfast at Poggio Verde then our driver will transport us to the adorable town of Cernobbio, where we will visit Villa Erba and have a lovely lunch overlooking Lake Como. After lunch we will visit the stunning hotel Villa d’Este, where we will enjoy an aperitivo or a cup of tea on the terrace. We will arrive back at Poggio Verde in time for dinner, prepared by a local chef.
Day Three: Breakfast at Poggio Verde and a bit of free time in the morning before we head up to Bellagio to catch the ferry across Lake Como and visit beautiful Villa del Balbianello and Villa Carlotta. Lunch is included. Arrive back at Poggio Verde in time for dinner.
Day Four: Breakfast at Poggio Verde and some time to relax until lunch. Then our driver will transport us to the elegant Villa Sommi Picenardi for a visit and a walk in the breathtaking garden of the Villa. Dinner at Poggio Verde.
Day Five: Breakfast at Poggio Verde before visiting another charming Villa on the Lake Lecco, Villa Monastero. After lunch, we will visit the enchanting Villa Olmo in Como and we will finish the day with a stroll along the lake before going back to Poggio Verde for dinner.
Day Six: After breakfast at Poggio Verde we will provide a delightful end to your stay with a visit to Bellagio, known as the pearl of Lake Como. After lunch in a fine restaurant, we will go to see the fascinating Villa Serbelloni and/or Villa Melzi with their marvelous gardens.
Day Seven: Ciao tutti!
Villas, Museums and Gardens of Como
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