Villa Balbianello Boat Tour

100€ per person

Enjoy Lake Como’s most classy villas and make a stop to the world-famous setting of Villa Balbianello.

The “must” of the experiences on Lake Como is the visit to Villa del Balbianello, famous location for filming the movies “Star Wars” and “Casino Royale”. Dive yourself into the charm of the Villa, heritage of the FAI (Fondo per l’Ambiente Italiano), enjoy the gorgeous gardens, and discover their hidden secrets.

While sailing, you can admire the most famous tourist resorts of the central Lake such as Bellagio the “Pearl of the lake”, Tremezzo, and Lenno. In addition. enjoy some of the most suggestive villas such as Villa Carlotta, Villa Melzi with its lush gardens. to then return to Villa Monastero and back to Varenna, the “Diamond of the lake”.

 

Pets not allowed.

SHARED EXPERIENCE

 


 

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Tuesday - Thursday - Friday - Saturday - Sunday
2 – 12+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Varenna dock
  • Departure Time
    Depending on the availability
  • Return Time
    2.5 hours
  • Dress Code
    Comfortable clothing and rain jacket in case of uncertain weather
  • Included
    Boat tour of the center lake
    Entrance ticket to Villa Balbianello and its Gardens
    Italian and English speaking-tour guide
  • Not Included
    2 hours e-bike rental
    30/40 minutes ride with "Lucia" boat
    4 aperitif main course
    4 courses
    A platter of local cured meats and cheeses
    Access to the SPA area
    Acrylic colours
    Aperitivo
    Aperitivo with "Bellavista"
    Aperitivo with "Franciacorta" wine
    Aperitivo with Prosecco and appetizers
    apetizer
    appetizer and main course
    At disposal: large pool and small pool for children
    Bike rental
    Brunch
    Canvas
    carving tools
    Changing rooms
    Complementary starter, water, two glasses of wine and coffee per person
    cotton totes
    Daily entrance to the location with direct access to the lake.
    dessert
    E-bike rental (at choice)
    English speaking Chef
    Entrance ticket to the Orrido di Bellano and Ca' del Diavol
    Entrance ticket to the Silk Museum
    Entrance ticket to Vezio Castle
    Entrance ticket to Villa Monastero
    first course
    First main course
    Flight by seaplane
    handmade sketchbook
    Helmet
    ink
    Insurance
    Italian and English speaking photographer
    Italian and English speaking-pilot
    Italian and English speaking-rower
    Italian and English-speaking artist for a 2 hours long lesson
    Italian and English-speaking Captain
    Italian and English-speaking Chef
    Italian and English-speaking guide
    Italian, English, German, French-speaking tour guide
    Italian, English, German-speaking tour guide (occasionally French or Russian)
    Kit with front and rear lights, padlock, bell, mobile phone holder, high visibility vest
    lino black
    lino block
    main course
    material to sketch with
    Milk paper
    milk paper or cotton totes
    One glass of wine
    Paintbrushes
    Paintbrushes and paints
    Painting paper
    Paper maps with routes on cycle paths
    paper or cotton totes
    photo shooting of 1 hour
    post- production and photos via wetransfer
    Rear seat for children 1-3 years (on request).
    Reserved sun chair on the grass (one per person -NO for children)
    Round trip train tickets from Varenna to Abbadia Lariana
    Round-trip train tickets from Varenna to Bellano
    Round-trip train tickets from Varenna to Sondrio
    Round-trip transfer by boat
    Round-trip transfer to Borgofrancone
    Round-trip transfer to Chiuro (Valtellina) by minibus
    Round-trip transfer to Como
    second course
    second course and dessert
    Showers
    Small swimming pool for children
    Soccer field
    spatulas
    Spritz
    starter
    Street direction to get to the Orrido from the train station
    Street direction to get to the pier from the train station
    Street direction to get to the Silk Museum from the train station
    Street direction to get to the Winery from the train station
    Supercar rental
    Tasting of 4 wines
    Tasting of 8 different types of cheese
    Tennis court rental
    Tennis equipment (rackets and balls) at choice
    Tour of the vineyard and the cellar with an english-speaking guide
    Typical dinner
    Typical lunch
    Visit of the cheese factory
    Water and coffee
    Yoga lesson
1
MEETING POINT
Meeting at Varenna dock (all details after the reservation)
2
DEPARTURE
Departure by boat
3
EXPERIENCE
During navigation, you will pass by the most famous tourist locations in the center of the lake. When arrived at Villa Balbianello, you will start of a guided tour of the villa (in English) and a free visit of the gardens.
4
RETURN
At the end of the visit, you will return to Varenna by boat.
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BOOKING CONDITIONS
 

Balance to be paid at the time of the booking..

 

In the event of extraordinary events that will prevent the smooth running of the experience, the entire amount paid will be refunded. Kindly note that the captain will decide whether the activity can be done or if it needs to be postponed.

 
SERVICE FEE

6% only for online payment

 
CANCELLATION CONDITIONS

Refund of the entire amount paid for cancellation up to 7 days before the date of the experience. No refund in case of no-show.