LIFEBLOOD ITINERARY

Let yourself be carried away by the water, a primary source of life…

DURATION OF THE SERVICE: 6 ore
BOARDING POINT: customer can choose

Departure from the centre of the Lake: (Varenna –Bellagio – Tremezzo) cruise towards Como’s basin, passing through Villa Balbianello, Comacina Island until you arrive at Nesso, a small fishing village that unveils a natural wonder: in the old hamlet, a Roman bridge crosses the gorge from where the fresh water of a natural waterfall merges with that of the Lake. The trip continues in the direction of George Clooney’s prestigious residence.

Departure from Como’s basin: (Como – Cernobbio – Torno) navigation towards the centre of the Lake, visit of the famous Villas that line the banks of Cernobbio, Moltrasio, Laglio, including Villa Le Fontanelle, once home to Versace, and George Clooney’s Villa Oleandra.  On the opposite bank, in the town of Torno, stands the majestic Villa Pliniana built in 1573. Crossing the lake once again, heading north, you will come across the famous Comacina Island, the only island on Lario that had a key role in the history of Como in Roman times and in the early Middle Ages. Continuing the journey to the far end of the Lavedo peninsula, stands one of the most beautiful and romantic mansions of Lake Como, Villa del Balbianello, which thanks to its charm, has been used as the setting for several films such as Casino Royale and Star Wars. Today it is home to many luxurious events.

The journey continues towards Bellagio, the Pearl of Lario, famous for its historic centres, luxury boutiques and the magnificent Villa Melzi d’Eril and its sumptuous gardens that sit along the banks of the lake. Visit to Varenna, the Portofino of Lario.

The itinerary includes lunch in a typical restaurant on the Lake, that will be recommended based on where you depart from.  

You can choose to visit Bellagio, Varenna or Villa Balbianello. Or ask the boat driver where you can swim in the cool waters of the Lake!

Enjoy a day in the discovery of Lake Como.

On board: water, a bottle of Ca’ del Bosco Supreme Cuvée wine – towels

Not included in the price: restaurant

Qualche curiosità sul tragitto:
da Como a Varenna un percorso di monumenti, Ville e paesaggi mozzafiato…

COMASCHI MONUMENTS:

“The Life Electric” sculpture by architect Daniel Libeskind; dedicated to Alessandro Volta, located at the end of the breakwater – it has the shape of two opposite sinusoids, weighs 29 tons and is about 14 m high.
Voltianoeretto Temple in memory of Alessandro Volta – a very famous scientist whose studies led him in 1799 to the construction of the electric battery, the ancestor of today’s battery. This invention was so important that the name of Volta was given to the unit of measurement of electricity, the volt;
The monument to the fallen of the First World War, built in 1933 based on an original design by the futurist Sant’Elia

Sailing in the direction of Cernobbio you will encounter numerous and prestigious villas including Villa Olmo and Villa Erba, an architectural jewel built at the end of the 19th century and the scene of numerous films (one of the best known Ocean’s Twelve).
Continuing north, towards Bellagio, you can admire the most famous places where famous people have bought their homes, including in Laglio Villa Fontanelle, former property of Gianni Versace and Villa Oleandra of the actor George Clooney.
On the opposite shore, in Torno, the majestic Villa Pliniana stands out, the construction of which dates back to 1573. Crossing the lake again, heading north, you will find the famous Isola Comacina, the only island of the Lario, which was the protagonist of Como’s history both in Roman and early Middle Ages.

Continuing the navigation, on the extreme tip of the Lavedo hill, stands one of the most beautiful and romantic residences of Lake Como, Villa del Balbianello which for its charm has been used as a scenography in numerous film productions, including Casinò Royale and Star Wars. Today a location for luxurious weddings.

Head north to then meet the renowned locations including Tremezzo with its prestigious Villa Carlotta and Menaggio. Crossing the shore on the tip that divides the branches of Lake Como, La Perla del Lario will appear as magic: “Bellagio” with its beautiful residences and the majestic Villa Melzi. Crossing the shore again you reach the characteristic Varenna, defined as the Portofino of Lake Como …

Rainbow itineraries:
… Somewhere above the rainbow, the skies are blue and the dreams you dare to dream come true …
Wizard of Oz, 1939

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