Como Historical and Heritage Tour

Visit Como with a local guide and enjoy the beauty of the historical town near the lake in Italy. Como is a city located in the southern part of Lake Como. It is known for its Gothic-style Duomo, the panoramic funicular and the pedestrian path along the lake. Como is also famous as one of the most appreciate tourism destination thanks to its enviable geographical position on the shores of the lake, framed by the embrace of the hills. Como is a city of culture and art. The old town features elements from its Roman and medieval past, as well as religious buildings and palace.You will start the tour at Cavour's square and be guided through the city streets to discover the famous “Broletto” - town hall Palace, Villa Geno. You will have the possibility to take the Funicolar for go to Brunetto and enjoy the view from Bellavista. End the tour at Villa Olmo and back in Cavor's square.

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  • What's included :
    • Local Guide
    What's excluded :
    • tickets
    • Entry/Admission - Broletto
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Cathedral of Como (Duomo), Piazza Duomo, 22100, Como Italy

    The cathedral, located near Lago di Como, is one of the most important buildings in the region. It has been built during different historical periods and so we can find gothic, renaissance and baroque style. Inside the cathedral, we can find Bishops Avvocati’s and Bonifacio da Modena’s sarcophagus.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Broletto, Como Italy

    Broletto is a Medieval Palace, seat of municipal institutions.
    Evidence of medieval times, with subsequent Gothic additions, the Broletto was the seat of municipal institutions from the 13th century. The building has a tower with a bell used to recall the public meetings. The broth is located in the“religious zone”of the city, between the Cathedral and the bishopric. Now used for events and as an exhibition venue, it still retains all the charm of the era of construction.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Funicolare Como-Brunate, Piazza Alcide De' Gasperi 4, 22100, Como Italy

    Como, due to its geographical location of connection between Italy and Europe as well as for the importance of tourism-related activities, has had a notable development of public transport since the nineteenth century.

    In the first half of the 19th century the service on the lake began with a fleet of motorized steamers; in the second half of the same century the railway tunnel of the S. Gottardo is opened and Como is thus connected on one side with Milan and on the other with Lucerne.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Villa Olmo, Via Simone Cantoni 1, 22100, Como Italy

    Neoclassical villa, famous exhibition place

    This villa is a great example of neoclassical architecture. Odescalchi. Its construction started at the end of 18th century and was finished in 1812 by marquesses Odescalchi. It belonged to family Raimondi and Visconti di Modrone. In 1925, Como municipality decided to make it a place for cultural events and art exhibitions. Villa Olmo is definitely the most majestic villa at Como lake. It is composed of a huge park and many buildings. The central building, the south side, the south and the north casinos, greenhouses, tennis courts, an international hostel and a lido.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Hotel Barchetta Excelsior, Piazza Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour, 1, 22100 Como CO, Italy
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Semi Private Tour
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by ROMAETRAVEL

Activity ID: V-12855P105

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