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What to expect

Four-star Hotel

Stay in the heart of Como Town

Bellagio

Visit the magnificent Villa Carlotta Gardens

Milan

Shop, sightsee & explore the Duomo di Milano

About the trip

Our four day stay in Lake Como has just about everything you could want from a solo group tour of Italy. The third largest of the Italian lakes is an upscale resort area known for its dramatic scenery, set against the foothills of the Alps. During our time at Lake Como we will see the best of what this area has to offer including the magnificent Villa Carlotta Gardens and the beautiful villages of Bellagio and Tremezzo. We will also spend the day in Milan where we combine a walking tour of all the main sights and some free time to further explore or go shopping!

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What's Included

  • Return flights & transfers (Milan Malpensa)
  • Airport taxes & charges
  • Single Room
  • Solos Board: Breakfast daily plus 2 dinners
  • Welcome Drink & Information Meeting
  • Full Day tour of Lake Como (entrance to Villa Carlotta Gardens & Private Boat Transfer to Bellagio)
  • Half Day guided tour of Milan (entrance to Milan Cathedral with earphones)
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Full financially protected

Itinerary

  • Arrive at Lake Como
  • Guided tour of Lake Como
  • Day at leisure
  • Visit Milan
  • Departure Day

What’s Extra

  • Tourist City Tax – EUR 5.00 per night payable to the hotel locally (amount subject to change)
  • Insurance see here

What you'll be doing

DAY 1

Arrive at Lake Como

After our arrival at Milan Malpensa Airport, will transfer to the Hotel Le Due Corti at Lake Como. We will have time to settle in before we meet for our welcome drink and dinner at the local restaurant.

  • Dinner Included
DAY 2

Guided tour of Lake Como

After breakfast we will meet our guide who spends the day with us showing the highlights of Lake Como resort. We start by visiting the magnificent Villa Carlotta and it’s beautiful gardens. The villa itself  dates back to the 17th Century and is surrounded by a wide botanical garden that is full of ancient trees, palms, rhododendros, azaleas, and many other plants.

We continue our day with a private boat to the village of Bellagio which is known for its cobbled lanes and elegant buildings, some of which overlook the lake itself. We will have time to explore the charming alleys, full of shops, boutiques and restaurants.

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DAY 3

Day at leisure

After a leisurely breakfast, the day is ours to explore further. Our hotel is centrally located and the towns of Bellagio, Varenna and Menagio are all easily reached by bus or ferry.

The choice is yours!

  • Breakfast Included
DAY 4

Visit Milan

After breakfast, we board our coach to Milan. We meet our walking guide who will show us around this relatively small city centre, making it perfect to see by foot. Milan is known as a financial capital, a fashion powerhouse and a city that offers beautiful architecture. We will take in the highlights as part of our tour including the impressive Milan Cathedral (Duomo di Milano), one of the largest churches in the world. We will also visit the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, which is Italy’s oldest active shopping gallery and a major landmark of Milan, Italy.

Our afternoon is at leisure to perhaps do a spot of shopping or if shopping is not for you then you can visit Castello Sforzesco, a 15th Century castle housing several museums. Those looking to relax can go to Parco Sempione, where nature provides respite from the energy of this dynamic and international city.

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DAY 5

Departure Day

After breakfast we say goodbye and transfer to the airport for our flight home.

  • Breakfast Included

Accommodation

Four-star Hotel Le Due Corti

Located near the ancient walls of Como, in front of Porta Torre, Hotel Le Due Corti is in a historic building completely restored and cared in every detail, to offer to the guests a pleasant experience in a comfortable environment. Among the courtyards is available for guests a charming terrace with swimming pool (seasonal), where in the warmer months, cocktails and breakfast are served.

In a few minutes on foot, you can access the charming center of Como, full of art and shops, and walking for about 15 minutes you can also enjoy the beauty of the lake.

Facilities Include

Facilities include a restaurant as well as a café bar. There is also a lounge and spacious terrace, outdoor swimming pool (seasonal). WIFI is available.

Room Includes

In the private bathroom: Hair dryer, Free bathroom products, Towels

Room service: ​Minibar, Phone, Air Conditioning, Alarm clock/phone clock, flatscreen TV

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
May 20 °C 11 °C
June 24 °C 15 °C
October 16 °C 9 °C

Our Reviews

“I’m sure you will enjoy it, I have been on three solos holidays to date and the people I’ve met have been great.”

“I’ve been travelling with Solos for nearly 20 years, on and off. The reason is for exactly what you want – you meet like minded people… and have loads of fun!”

“I’ve been on loads of trips with Solos over the years and can honestly say you will not regret booking your 1st one!”

“The feeling you have once you go away on your own is worth all the nerves before! I was so very anxious the first time but now having done it 4 times, I love it!”

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