Villa Carlotta & Private Boat

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Villa Carlotta & Private Boat

This half day tour will allow you to be guided to discover the amazing Villa Carlotta and its botanical gardens and then take a private cruise on an open-top Venetian watertaxi to explore the central part of the lake.

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Departs: Mon, Wed, Fri, 10 a.m.
Duration:
3 hours
Minimum:
2 adults
Price:
Adult: Euro 125 / Youth (4-12): Euro 55 / Child (0-3): free

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Meeting Point

Villa Carlotta
​Tremezzo – ITALY

Meeting point at the benches across the road from the ticket office.

Tour details

During this half day small group tour, you will take a guided tour to Villa Carlotta and its amazing art collection including beautiful sculptures by Canova, followed by a walk in the colorful and astounding botanical gardens of the villa.

You will then take a 1 hour cruise on a private open-top Venetian watertaxi, which will give you the chance to relax admiring the spectacular mountains and the stunning villas. Accompanied by an English speaking guide, we will tour the coast from Tremezzo down to Lenno, admire Villa del Balbianello from the water and circumnavigate Island Comacina. Then we will slowly cruise along the opposite coast to reach the botanical gardens of Villa Melzi and finally Bellagio.

Those who wish to, will get off at this renowed village to spend the afternoon, while the rest of the group will be lead back to Tremezzo

  • Professional, friendly English speaking licensed guide.
  • Tickets to Villa Carlotta.
  • 1 hour Boat tour of the central part of the lake.​
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off.
  • ​The costs of any souvenirs/ drinks / snacks / meals that are not explicitly listed in the programme must be paid separately​
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • A fair amount of walking is involved.
  • The meeting and end point are reasonably close and well connected to public transport.
  • Please bring a bottle of water; alternatively you can purchase one near the meeting point. ​
  • The tour runs rain or shine
  • Please remember that bookings are made on a first come, first served basis.
  • This tour is in English. Other languages are available, contact us.
  • If you cancel your tour 7 or more days before your tour you shall be fully refunded.
  • There are no refunds if you cancel your tour less than 7 days (168 hours) before the start of your tour.
  • There are no refunds if you do not turn up for the tour (our tours start promptly, the guide shall not be able to linger).
  • ​If you need to reschedule your booked tour we will do our best to accommodate your request. Please contact us directly by email or phone. In case we cannot meet your needs and you decide to cancel, no refund shall be given for tours that are cancelled with 7 of fewer days notice.
  • Please refer to our full Terms and Conditions policy here.
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