Located on the southern shore of Lake Como, the luxurious city of Como is among Italy’s most scenic destinations. Get a feel for Como’s charms on this private, 2-hour walking tour ... More info ›
Located on the southern shore of Lake Como, the luxurious city of Como is among Italy’s most scenic destinations. Get a feel for Como’s charms on this private, 2-hour walking tour. From its pretty piazzas and its lakefront to its medieval houses and its white-marble Duomo, you’ll want to bring along a camera to capture this photogenic city.
Set out at 10am and meet your guide at the Piazza Volta. From there, embark on a private, 2-hour walking tour of Como, located on northern Italy’s gorgeous Lake Como.
On this walking tour, you’ll be shown the city’s must-see sights, while your guide schools you in the region’s history. Visit Piazza Cavour — the town’s main square — and the lovely Piazza Volta (named in honor of the Como-born Alessandro Volta, the inventor of the battery). Explore Cortesella, the city’s medieval old town.
Next, visit the Duomo, Como’s best-known landmark. Constructed from white marble, the beautiful cathedral is often described as the last Gothic cathedral constructed in Italy. Built over the course of several centuries, it showcases an intriguing blend of architectural influences.
Your tour continues through Como’s Piazza San Fedele and past the city’s medieval fortification walls, beyond which lies the modern center of Como. As you wander through the city, enjoy views of the sparkling lake that makes this region famous.
Your tour concludes back at the centrally located Duomo.