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Simple transport fantastic views

We have been using them for a few days and once you get the hang of the schedules (like the trains... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sergio B
Vaughan, Canada
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The way to see it all

Excellent way to get everyplace you want to go. Lines can be a bit long at the ticket window... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Via Cernobbio 18, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 579211
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved our trip on the ferry. Travelled from Como to Bellagio approx 2 hrs using the Eur25 all day ticket. Then decided to pay an extra Eur8 supplement and got the rapido service on the hydrofoil back to Como in 45 mins. Very punctual and...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been using them for a few days and once you get the hang of the schedules (like the trains) it’s a very decent way to travel from town to town. Take the slow boat down to Como (about 2 hours) and you stop...More

Thank Sergio B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent way to get everyplace you want to go. Lines can be a bit long at the ticket window. Much, much easier to get passes for the amt of time you will be there. Generally very much on time. Couldn't have lived without it.

Thank Vieuxcarre
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used the ferry extensively during our stay in Lecco. Its cheap, convenient and picturesque. A trip to Bellagio takes about an hour and a half, with half a dozen stops on the way. Ferries are busy, but worth it. Its worth simply taking the...More

Thank CdrMike
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started queuing for fast ferry tickets and after almost 20 minutes we reached the ticket window just as the second window of 3 opened. The queue was 50 people long. Window opened to a hand being slapped on the counter. You can only buy...More

Thank Stav V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Slow local service or faster hydrofoil---it is your choice. The faster boat costs about 5 euro more one way to go to Bellagio, but is worth it if you are in a hurry. Be sure to double check the schedule, it can be a bit...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great way to spend a day, just sitting back and enjoying the beautiful views. Good service at cafe, minimal time wasted at the stops and easy to embark and disembark. Varenna a good lunch stop. Recommend for any age group.

Thank RhiannonLeMar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice boats for a sightseeing on the lake. However you shall expect long waiting for speed boats, they do not keep their schedule.

Thank _iempig
Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying in Como we relied on the ferries over four days. We found the service very reliable, easy to access and staff very helpful. There are two types of ferries (fast and slow). From our Grand Hotel Imperiale at village of Moltrasio we were...More

Thank johnportelli
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used a middle lake day pass to travel between Varenna, Bellagio and Managgio. The ferries doing this middle lake circuit are frequent and the vehicle ferry can be used as well. Using different types of ferry helps to move around at times that suit...More

Thank Annette M
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Sandra H
13 September 2018|
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Response from Bill B | Reviewed this property |
My #1 suggestion for a clear day is the Argegno-Pigra funicular in Argegno for spectacular mountaintop views of the lake both north and south. It can take less than 2 hours so you have time to do other things too. Second... More
Frank R
28 August 2018|
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Response from panzillo | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, but there are special rates for seniors over 65 years from monday to friday (not saturday and sunday): 3.20 euro the price of the ticket for daily navigation. For more certainty, you can phone to +39 031579211... More
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Nigel L
24 July 2018|
Response from panzillo | Reviewed this property |
There is not still the autumn timetable. You can phone to this number +39 (0)31 579211 and ask everything you need. English language is called without any problem.
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