33 days in Lake Como Itinerary

33 days in Lake Como Itinerary

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33 days in Lake Como Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  26 h
1
Cernobbio
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Bellagio
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Colico
— 11 nights
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Sydney

8
nights
Cernobbio

Cernobbio ©
Cernobbio is a comune (municipality) in the province of Como, Lombardy, northern Italy. Venture out of the city with trips to Lenno (Lido di Lenno, Chiesa di Santo Stefano e Battistero, & more), Chiesa Parrochiale (in Campione d'Italia) and Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese (in Varese). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello, get to know the fascinating history of Greenway del Lago di Como, take in the awesome beauty at Sacro Monte di Ossuccio, and trek along Sentee di Sort.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cernobbio driving holiday planner.

Sydney, Australia to Cernobbio is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Cernobbio due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in April; daily highs in Cernobbio reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bellagio.

Things to do in Cernobbio

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Campione d'Italia, Ossuccio, Lenno, Torno, Tremezzina
Highlights from your plan
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Il Giardino della Valle ©
Il Giardino della Valle

10
nights
Bellagio

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bellagio: Musei Civici Di Palazzo Farnese (in Piacenza), Lecco (Campanile di San Nicolo & Piani D'Erna) and Menaggio (Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club, Minigolf di Menaggio, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at i Giardini di Villa Melzi, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, get outside with Bellagio Mountains, and see the interesting displays at Museo degli Strumenti per la Navigazione.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bellagio route planning app .

Drive from Cernobbio to Bellagio in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Colico.

Things to do in Bellagio

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Menaggio, Varenna, Lake Como, Lecco, Cadenabbia di Griante
Highlights from your plan
I Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
I Giardini di Villa Melzi
La Punta Spartivento ©
La Punta Spartivento
Kayaking & Canoeing

11
nights
Colico

Colico ©
Colico is a city in the province of Lecco, Lombardy, Italy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colico: Bellano (Chiesa di Santa Marta & Chiesa Sant’Andrea di Bonzeno), Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano (in Tirano) and Monte Legnoncino (in Introzzo). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Como, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime, steep yourself in history at Molino Maufet, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentiero dei Forti.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Colico trip simple and quick.

Getting from Bellagio to Colico by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May in Colico, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Colico

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Gravedona, Dongo, Bellano, Mandello del Lario, Varenna
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Vezio ©
Castello di Vezio
Lago di Como ©
Lago di Como
Villa Monastero ©
Villa Monastero

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