Unique things to do in Como
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Unique things to do in Como

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SuBacco Como . "Taste" The Lake With Us
Welcome aboard! Discover Lake Como with our exciting boat tours. Choose your style: "Private Group" at 350 euros: Enjoy an exclusive 2-hour private tour with the boat just for you. Includes captain, insurance, free swimming, bottle of wine, water, music, and sunscreen. Gasoline and tax contribution of 100 euros in cash on board. "Shared Tour" starting from 119 euros per person: A 1.30-hour shared experience with other lake enthusiasts. Captain, glass of wine, water included. Fuel cost and tax of 20 euros per person in cash. Departure guaranteed with at least 4 people; flexibility in case of time changes. Tours provide descriptions in English and Italian of villas and major attractions, with the opportunity to stop, admire unique landscapes, and take unforgettable photos. Each tour is limited to a maximum of eight people to ensure an intimate and engaging experience. See you at the "Sant' Agostino on Lungo Lario Trieste" dock in Como! (No Pick Up, Hop-On, or Hop-Off services). Main stops of the 2-hour tour: Como, Cernobbio "Villa D'Este", Moltrasio "Versace", Laglio "George Clooney", Nesso "Waterfalls", Fageto Lario "Villa Pliniana", Torno, Blevio "Mandarin", and many other ...
Let's Make Pizza!
Welcome to my hands-on experience. I truly believe that everybody can prepare excellent pizzas at home. Therefore, everyone will have fun kneading, by hand, their pizza dough. The purpose is to learn to make pizza without professional equipment, so we will bake our pizzas in a kitchen oven. I will give you all the tips to bake a pizza, crafted with your own hands, that you will want to share with your family, friends, and everyone around you. You will learn how to knead the dough and handle the fermentation. I will tell you how to choose, prepare, and use the toppings for your pizza. Also, I will show you the baking strategy to obtain a pizza that is crispy outside and very airy inside. After the class, I will mail the step-by-step recipe to you. Finally, we will eat pizza and drink some complimentary wine to celebrate life as Italians do. Other things to note Sorry, we can't provide gluten-free or vegan food. This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages. IG: @labefanamrd
That's Pasta
That's PASTA! Yes it is! But not a common one, is a fresh pasta and here you will learn how to cook from scrach a delicious one and then bring recepies and manuality with you forever. I promise! Pasta is one of the symbol of Italy and in every Italian house, even mine, is the main course every day. You have eaten pasta many times, sure, but after our course you will cook at home and share with your guests ! Don't you belive it? Look the "evidence" sent by my guests on my Instagram: Italian_pasta_cooking_class! The lesson will take place at home, where we will make pasta from scratch for a perfect italian lunch to have together. Just fresh products during the experince respecting tradition and original recipes to cook one of the following dishes: tomato and basil sauce, carbonara, amatriciana or pesto. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans! Prepare all yours senses: hearing about italian recepies, traditions and secrets; smell the fresh aroma of ingredients, touch the dough and feel its transformation; sight to see my place, how I do and also my passion to create with art. Special guest exibition: Nataliya Teslenko (Ukrainian Artist) Instagram: @italian_pasta_cooking_class
Private photo shoot in Lake Como
We will start the adventure while exploring the most beautiful places in Como. The streets of the city will be the perfect backdrop for our shooting. We will live together the beauty of its historic center of small narrow roads. It will be a relaxed walk while I take some amazing candid photos and pirtraits with the city, the lake and different spots as your background. We will stop on the lakefront to admire the view. Are we going to photograph Italian-style over coffee? Don't be afraid we’ll help in the best poses for the photos. Even if this is your first experience of the photoshoot I will help you to relax and have fun. I'll provide 30 HD edited photos (individual) and 50 (for a couple) by private gallery in 15 days after the session. If you want a photoshoot in another city or location, villa or hotel or a special date with your love, wedding, group of friends or others, please send me a message before. I will be happy to talk to you and answer all your questions. Other things: *I always recommend to dress neutral colors and avoid red, pink and flag colors. *In case of rain, photoshoot is scheduled for another time or day or in your Airbnb (we must talk) Remember: don't be late. Delays will be guaranteed for only 15 minutes. Last but not least: Enjoy your session! Put your smile on, this is the best thing you can wear for your session.
Discover & enjoy nature of Lake Como
This hike is perfect if you want to escape the touristic beaten paths and live the authentic Italian atmosphere of "Lago di Como", with a complete outdoor immersion into history and nature, from a privileged point of view. We'll walk up and downhill on the trails of "Spina Verde" Natural Park, a wonderful protected area surroundings Como, and we'll discover, touching the "gonfolite" stone, where and how our ancestors who lived in the area 3.000 years ago settled their homes. The breathtaking view from the top of the ridge will get us to know the Alpine geography and the city's everyday life scrolling just below us, meanwhile a break in a typical "baita" will make us taste some local snacks and get ready for the last downhill trail taking us back to the starting point. Here our adventure will end, but you'll be free to wander through the city's narrow lanes & the picturesque lake front with a new point of view... Remember shoes & clothing suitable for mountain trails! Other things to note: From Milano commuting trains to Como Camerlata every hours (cost is 5 euro). This Experience is also great for Company Team Building.

Dive into lake life in Como

Classic Italian boat, in the most exciting area of the lake
We will welcome you on board and first of all we would like you to relax on our comfortable and wide Italian wooden boat "Atma". We will smoothly move along the cost in the calm water of the lake, enjoying some drink and watch some amazing private villas and gardens, visible only from the lake. We will visit this magic Island Comacina where we will tell you some story... Then we will pass in fron of Villa Balbianello, Villa Cassinella, Villa Balbiano and many others. Stopping in some special corner you can enjoy some prosecco, get the sun, swimm and relax. After that we will go back at the starting point. In case there is no availability on the calendar try to contact me anyway, we may find a solution for you! The cruise will be subject to the weather conditions. In case of storm we could go back to the port earlier or don't even start sailing. This experience is 1 hour but on request we can make customised tours or special services when is possible. Contact me!
Boat party
We will meet at the Church of Argegno and then embark on the private boardwalk. We'll host a maximum of 10 guests, so if you can't find a place directly, contact us. Slowly we will start sailing towards Comacina Island, passing the villages of Colonno and Sala Comacina, we will stop at the Isola canal, in front of the Ossuccio Village. During the Boat Party with music and open bar we will offer you excellent Prosecco, we will also have soft drinks and water. We will listen to music and dancing, you can swim and have moments of pleasant Italian conviviality. Before returning, we will pass Villa Balbianello, Villa Cassinella and Villa Balbiano, and then return to Argegno. This experience is dedicated to people who want to be together and have fun in peace and good spirits, without any excess.
Jasi Como Lake Boat Tour
JASI COMO LAKE BOAT TOUR: a family business run with love - 100+ tour trips already provided - Two important remarks: → A further fuel coverage of EUR 120 (in total) is always requested at check-in → for PUBLIC TOURS: minimum number is 3 people; if this number is not reached, the tour AUTOMATICALLY BECOMES PRIVATE JASI COMO LAKE Boat Tour begins the tour from the deck at the very center of Como. With the very iconic and sleek Tullio Abbate motorboat - designed and manufactured in the area - we will be visiting many of the most iconic spots of the lake (as the beautiful Torno, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Villa Geno, Former Villa Versace, Villa D'Este, Como lake front etc.). The tour can also be designed with our visitors, with the aim of tailoring the experience as much as possible to the preferences of the guests. Additional destinations can be proposed and discussed together (as Nesso, Argegno, Villa del Balbianello, Bellagio), and depending on the distance a surcharge can be requested. We are very convinced that experiencing the beauty of Lake Como directly from the lake, on a private motorboat, is a world-class experience and a must-do activity once in a lifetime!
Romantic photo shoot in Como lake
Ciao! My name is Maria, and I would love to capture your joyful moments in the Como area. With over 10 years of experience as a photographer, Como holds a special place in my heart, and I'm eager to share its beauty with you! I'll guide you through the charming streets of the city and reveal hidden, romantic spots around the lake—ideal settings for stunning photos. You don't need to worry about poses; I'll assist you and provide plenty of suggestions, ensuring a relaxed and enjoyable walk for you. For a one-hour photoshoot, I'll deliver approximately 150 photos within the next 2-3 days! If you have a specific location in mind, such as villas or hotels, please message me before booking. I'll help you choose the perfect spot and address any questions you may have. Here's how it works: Reach out to me through text. We'll coordinate a convenient time for you. Meet up for a 1-1.5-hour photoshoot. I'll send you a link to access your pictures within the following 2-3 days. Looking forward to capturing beautiful memories with you!
5 ★ Private Boat Tour along the Best Villas on Lake Como
A 1-hour 5* private boat tour to experience the beauty of the lake at its best. You will enjoy a cruise around the most beautiful villas, villages and magical natural places, where you can also take a dip in the lake water. The tour starts from Como, and we cruise admiring Villa Geno, Villa Mirabella, Villa Troubetzkoy, Villa Cà de Martori, Villa Belvedere and the famous Mandarin Oriental Hotel. We then cross the lake, returning to Como from the other side of the lake, through Moltrasio, Villa of Fontanelle of Gianni Versace, Villa Pizzo, the famous Villa d'Este and the village of Cernobbio, Villa Flori, Villa del Grumello and Villa Olmo. All these villas along with many others that don't have a specific name. A wonderful experience that will allow you to see the lake from a privileged and unique perspective, which you could not get from the road. See you on board

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Boat party
We will meet at the Church of Argegno and then embark on the private boardwalk. We'll host a maximum of 10 guests, so if you can't find a place directly, contact us. Slowly we will start sailing towards Comacina Island, passing the villages of Colonno and Sala Comacina, we will stop at the Isola canal, in front of the Ossuccio Village. During the Boat Party with music and open bar we will offer you excellent Prosecco, we will also have soft drinks and water. We will listen to music and dancing, you can swim and have moments of pleasant Italian conviviality. Before returning, we will pass Villa Balbianello, Villa Cassinella and Villa Balbiano, and then return to Argegno. This experience is dedicated to people who want to be together and have fun in peace and good spirits, without any excess.
SuBacco Como . "Taste" The Lake With Us
Welcome aboard! Discover Lake Como with our exciting boat tours. Choose your style: "Private Group" at 350 euros: Enjoy an exclusive 2-hour private tour with the boat just for you. Includes captain, insurance, free swimming, bottle of wine, water, music, and sunscreen. Gasoline and tax contribution of 100 euros in cash on board. "Shared Tour" starting from 119 euros per person: A 1.30-hour shared experience with other lake enthusiasts. Captain, glass of wine, water included. Fuel cost and tax of 20 euros per person in cash. Departure guaranteed with at least 4 people; flexibility in case of time changes. Tours provide descriptions in English and Italian of villas and major attractions, with the opportunity to stop, admire unique landscapes, and take unforgettable photos. Each tour is limited to a maximum of eight people to ensure an intimate and engaging experience. See you at the "Sant' Agostino on Lungo Lario Trieste" dock in Como! (No Pick Up, Hop-On, or Hop-Off services). Main stops of the 2-hour tour: Como, Cernobbio "Villa D'Este", Moltrasio "Versace", Laglio "George Clooney", Nesso "Waterfalls", Fageto Lario "Villa Pliniana", Torno, Blevio "Mandarin", and many other ...
Jasi Como Lake Boat Tour
JASI COMO LAKE BOAT TOUR: a family business run with love - 100+ tour trips already provided - Two important remarks: → A further fuel coverage of EUR 120 (in total) is always requested at check-in → for PUBLIC TOURS: minimum number is 3 people; if this number is not reached, the tour AUTOMATICALLY BECOMES PRIVATE JASI COMO LAKE Boat Tour begins the tour from the deck at the very center of Como. With the very iconic and sleek Tullio Abbate motorboat - designed and manufactured in the area - we will be visiting many of the most iconic spots of the lake (as the beautiful Torno, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Villa Geno, Former Villa Versace, Villa D'Este, Como lake front etc.). The tour can also be designed with our visitors, with the aim of tailoring the experience as much as possible to the preferences of the guests. Additional destinations can be proposed and discussed together (as Nesso, Argegno, Villa del Balbianello, Bellagio), and depending on the distance a surcharge can be requested. We are very convinced that experiencing the beauty of Lake Como directly from the lake, on a private motorboat, is a world-class experience and a must-do activity once in a lifetime!
Let's Make Pizza!
Welcome to my hands-on experience. I truly believe that everybody can prepare excellent pizzas at home. Therefore, everyone will have fun kneading, by hand, their pizza dough. The purpose is to learn to make pizza without professional equipment, so we will bake our pizzas in a kitchen oven. I will give you all the tips to bake a pizza, crafted with your own hands, that you will want to share with your family, friends, and everyone around you. You will learn how to knead the dough and handle the fermentation. I will tell you how to choose, prepare, and use the toppings for your pizza. Also, I will show you the baking strategy to obtain a pizza that is crispy outside and very airy inside. After the class, I will mail the step-by-step recipe to you. Finally, we will eat pizza and drink some complimentary wine to celebrate life as Italians do. Other things to note Sorry, we can't provide gluten-free or vegan food. This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages. IG: @labefanamrd
Romantic photo shoot in Como lake
Ciao! My name is Maria, and I would love to capture your joyful moments in the Como area. With over 10 years of experience as a photographer, Como holds a special place in my heart, and I'm eager to share its beauty with you! I'll guide you through the charming streets of the city and reveal hidden, romantic spots around the lake—ideal settings for stunning photos. You don't need to worry about poses; I'll assist you and provide plenty of suggestions, ensuring a relaxed and enjoyable walk for you. For a one-hour photoshoot, I'll deliver approximately 150 photos within the next 2-3 days! If you have a specific location in mind, such as villas or hotels, please message me before booking. I'll help you choose the perfect spot and address any questions you may have. Here's how it works: Reach out to me through text. We'll coordinate a convenient time for you. Meet up for a 1-1.5-hour photoshoot. I'll send you a link to access your pictures within the following 2-3 days. Looking forward to capturing beautiful memories with you!
Exclusive Sunset WineTasting @Brunate
We will reach Brunate, the amazing village on the top of the town of Como, during a 7-minute trip on the funicolar railway, which is breathtaking in itself for the view it offers on the town and on the lake of Como! I will tell you about the story of Brunate and give you some interesting suggestions to discover this small but precious paradise! At the top of the mountain we will enjoy an exclusive regional wine tasting with Andrea, an accredited Sommelier of the Italian Sommelier Association. With his passion and knowledge of Italian and local wine and of our territory, he will make us discover the incredible wine, food and cultural richness of the Lake of Como area. We will try 3 different wines produced in Lombardy (a white sparkling wine, a white and a red wine), which perfectly represent the rich terroir of the region. This exclusive wine tasting will be matched with a fine selection of Salumi&Formaggi produced by a very small farm located not far from Brunate. The view from the top of the mountain at sunset is something you will remember for a long time!
5 ★ Private Boat Tour along the Best Villas on Lake Como
A 1-hour 5* private boat tour to experience the beauty of the lake at its best. You will enjoy a cruise around the most beautiful villas, villages and magical natural places, where you can also take a dip in the lake water. The tour starts from Como, and we cruise admiring Villa Geno, Villa Mirabella, Villa Troubetzkoy, Villa Cà de Martori, Villa Belvedere and the famous Mandarin Oriental Hotel. We then cross the lake, returning to Como from the other side of the lake, through Moltrasio, Villa of Fontanelle of Gianni Versace, Villa Pizzo, the famous Villa d'Este and the village of Cernobbio, Villa Flori, Villa del Grumello and Villa Olmo. All these villas along with many others that don't have a specific name. A wonderful experience that will allow you to see the lake from a privileged and unique perspective, which you could not get from the road. See you on board
Discover Como starting from breakfast
We meet up in the very center of Como, next to the hotel Metropole. It's right next to the lake Como. As you stroll along the streets of this ancient district, you will be enchanted by its atmosphere and traditional cafes. You'll meet us at one of the most elegant cafes of the area and I will provide you with a traditional Italian breakfast (coffee and brioche). Then, while sipping your cappuccino, you'll give me an idea of what are your expectations on this trip. I will provide you with detailed recommendations and guidance on your stay, whether it’s just one day trip, few days or a week, you will find the best plan for your stay. Being with tourists for long makes me understand their needs and I'm willing to provide it over a nice cup of cappuccino and the traditional brioche of your choice! Later, we'll walk to some of the main landmarks of Como, as Villa Olmo, Volt's Museum, statute "Life electric" etc. This experience is the best way to save time looking up the internet for hours to find a suitable restaurants, bars, museums or day trips, I will give you lots of recommendations and tips on how to survive in Italy and be like a local. Your time will be accompanied by some professional photos. P.S. THIS IS NOT A HISTORICAL TOUR, and I will not show you “hidden spots”.
That's Pasta
That's PASTA! Yes it is! But not a common one, is a fresh pasta and here you will learn how to cook from scrach a delicious one and then bring recepies and manuality with you forever. I promise! Pasta is one of the symbol of Italy and in every Italian house, even mine, is the main course every day. You have eaten pasta many times, sure, but after our course you will cook at home and share with your guests ! Don't you belive it? Look the "evidence" sent by my guests on my Instagram: Italian_pasta_cooking_class! The lesson will take place at home, where we will make pasta from scratch for a perfect italian lunch to have together. Just fresh products during the experince respecting tradition and original recipes to cook one of the following dishes: tomato and basil sauce, carbonara, amatriciana or pesto. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans! Prepare all yours senses: hearing about italian recepies, traditions and secrets; smell the fresh aroma of ingredients, touch the dough and feel its transformation; sight to see my place, how I do and also my passion to create with art. Special guest exibition: Nataliya Teslenko (Ukrainian Artist) Instagram: @italian_pasta_cooking_class
Sailing experience on a comfortable boat
We will take our guests on a 3-hour tour aboard a large and comfortable sailing boat. We will leave from the port of Como and sail along the small villages of Cernobbio, Moltrasio, Torno and Blevio. We will discover the numerous villas which, with their lush and well-kept gardens, overlook the lake. We will sail enjoying the time available and the places. We will tell stories and curiosities about them by stopping to admire the most picturesque corners and to enjoy an aperitif on board. Snacks and drinks will still be available to our guests at any time. In the summer season it will also be possible to swim. The boat has a comfortable ladder to dive and get back on board, a toilet and a shower with hot water. Those who choose the morning or afternoon tour will be able to admire the bright and lively colors of the villages and the coast while those who participate in the evening tour will see the lake and the city when the night lights come on creating a vision of extraordinary beauty. With a little wind and, for those who want it, it will also be an opportunity to experience sailing. In any case, guests will be encouraged to steer and participate in the maneuvers. Other things to keep in mind: it is not essential to know how to swim and, if you take a bath, we can provide you with all the buoyancy aids.
Pasta and Tiramisu class in Como
Learn to make the famous Pasta and Tiramisu in a Cesarina's home. Share your passion for the Italian cuisine as you make new friends in this hands-on cooking class. - NICE TO MEET YOU, FOLKS! Meet our Cesarine Luisa, Maria or Anna at home and share the warmth of Italian hospitality. - LET'S START... Enjoy an Italian Aperitivo to warm-up and then take part in the cooking class at a local home in the morning or in the afternoon. Learn how to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand and how to prepare 2 simple different kinds of pasta (filled pasta + fresh pasta) from scratch with your Cesarina. As the icing on the cake, you will learn to prepare also the iconic Tiramisu. Share your passion for the Italian cuisine as you make new friends in this hands-on cooking class. It's a great way to truly experience Italian culture. - A TAVOLA! (Sit down at the table) Taste the labour of your work and vote the best cook of the day. - CIN CIN (cheers!) Toast to happiness with a glass of local wine from the territory cellars: our Cesarine offer only wines of the region. IMPORTANT NOTE - The full address of the host's home will be disclosed AFTER the reservation, please ignore the address on the airbnb map, it's only a placeholder.
Private Tour on Classic Boat
We will meet in front of the church of Argegno, next to it the access that leads directly to the private dock where the boat is located. As soon as we get on the boat, I will make a quick description of the boat and the safety equipment and then, will happily start the experience. The boat is a proper boat, takes the origins from a traditional and classic boat, which was born from Positano in the Sorrento Peninsula. Its humble sea origins and wood’s sparkle, with which it was created, are an irresistible attraction for lovers of boat tours. Visiting Lake Como on board of a typical Mediterranean boat definitely gives to your tour a touch of authenticity and style. The tour is going to: Colonno, Comacina island, Villa Balbiano, Villa la Cassinella, Villa del Balbianello, Villa Sola Cabiati, Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Villa Carlotta, Bellagio, Villa Melzi and a final stop to Ponte del Diavolo for a refreshing swim before heading back to the dock in Argegno. You can also find me on maps, just type out: Lake Como by boat Argegno.
Private photo shoot in Lake Como
We will start the adventure while exploring the most beautiful places in Como. The streets of the city will be the perfect backdrop for our shooting. We will live together the beauty of its historic center of small narrow roads. It will be a relaxed walk while I take some amazing candid photos and pirtraits with the city, the lake and different spots as your background. We will stop on the lakefront to admire the view. Are we going to photograph Italian-style over coffee? Don't be afraid we’ll help in the best poses for the photos. Even if this is your first experience of the photoshoot I will help you to relax and have fun. I'll provide 30 HD edited photos (individual) and 50 (for a couple) by private gallery in 15 days after the session. If you want a photoshoot in another city or location, villa or hotel or a special date with your love, wedding, group of friends or others, please send me a message before. I will be happy to talk to you and answer all your questions. Other things: *I always recommend to dress neutral colors and avoid red, pink and flag colors. *In case of rain, photoshoot is scheduled for another time or day or in your Airbnb (we must talk) Remember: don't be late. Delays will be guaranteed for only 15 minutes. Last but not least: Enjoy your session! Put your smile on, this is the best thing you can wear for your session.
SuBacco Lake Como Boat Tour, Three Hours, Private or Public
Explore Lake Como aboard the Luxurious ALFASTREET 25 with SuBacco Tour: Private and Public options available! Discover the beauties of Lake Como with the SuBacco Tour! Meet your group at the "Sant'Agostino" pier in "Via Lungo Lario Trieste". We offer you two unmissable options: 1. Private Group at 700 Euros: Tour duration: 3 hours (3h) Private Boat exclusively for your Group! Excluded: Fuel and Taxes for a total of 100 euros, in cash at the end of the tour. 2. Public Tour at 170 euros for Pax: Tour duration: 3 hours (3h) Boat Shared With Other PAX. Excluded: Fuel and Taxes 30 euros for Pax in cash at the end of the tour. Guaranteed departure with at least 4Pax; flexibility in case of time changes. Both tours are included: Gift bottle of white wine/prosecco, water, Guide with Captain for 3h with information on the villas and curiosities of the lake, insurance, music, sun cream, possibility of swimming. Enjoy the unique attractions and capture special moments from the perspective of the lake. Each tour can accommodate a MAX of 6 PAX, ensuring an intimate and memorable experience. Book now for an unforgettable adventure on the waters of Lake Como! (No pickup, hop-on or hop-off service). Main stops of the 3h tour: Como, Cernobbio "Villa D'Este", Moltrasio "Versace", Laglio "George Clooney", Nesso, Argegno, Comacina Island, Villa Balbianello, Villa Pliniana, and ecc
Make your mosaic
Short practical course on the mosaic: choice and transfer of drawing, preparation of materials and construction of a small 20x20 cm work. Tiziana & Luca will support you in all the steps to create your creation, which you will take home. You will be provided with materials and tools, you bring some curiosity and a desire to experiment.
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