Kayak Experience from Varenna (Lake Como)

Starts in VarennaAvailable Friday (July-October) and selected SaturdaysClick on 'check availability' to view the calendar
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3 hour tour
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Our Kayak Experience from Varenna (Lake Como) offers visitors unique views of Lake Como interwoven with stories from an expert local guide. Give yourself the gift of experiencing this enchanting destination through an authentic lens, and allow yourself to be immersed in the splendor of the picturesque Lake Como in a novel way. From the natural beauty of the rugged landscape to the colorful architecture nestled into the green hills, Lago di Como offers a visual feast as you paddle your way through the sapphire water. Your guide offers you a never before seen side of local histories, along with some little-known secrets. Learn about Villa Monastero, a monastery converted into an opulent villa and surrounded by a lush botanical garden. Take a quick stop in Varenna, one of the most distinctive villages ringing the lake at the foot of towering mountains. Varenna is known for its colorful and photogenic estates, so don’t miss the chance to snap a few mementos!

Our Kayak Experience from Varenna (Lake Como) takes you on a 3-hour journey across Lake Como spending your morning or afternoon soaking in the sights. After a quick introduction to how to kayak safely, your local guide will lead your group out to explore some of the hidden gems. You’ll venture along the crystalline waters, stopping at strategic vantage points to absorb both the natural and man-made beauty that abounds. You’ll also be given a brief history of the local stories, as well as some secrets that few tourists ever learn. Discover Villa Monastero, a 12th Century monastery that was converted into a magnificent villa – complete with sculpted botanical gardens. You’ll also stop in Varenna, widely considered to be one of the most photogenic and unique villages in the area. With its enchanting view of the harbor, colorful homes and businesses, and a romantic promenade through medieval streets, you don’t want to miss this town. The Kayak Experience Varenna (Lake Como) starts and ends in Varenna with guaranteed departures.

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Kayak Experience from Varenna (Lake Como) Highlights

  1. Explore the beautiful Lake Como from a fresh perspective in your kayak
  2. Discover the area's secrets and little-known stories from a local expert
  3. Immerse yourself in the splendor of Lago di Como
  4. Learn about Varenna, one of the most photogenic towns in the world
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Kayak Experience from Varenna (Lake Como) Itinerary

9:30 or 14:00 Meet in Varenna
  • Meet your local guide in Varenna at a centralized location - please be there 10 minutes before the tour starts
3 hour kayak experience on Lake Como
  • Experience Lake Como from a Kayak!
  • Your local guide will show you hidden gems, Take your time to admire some of the stunning landmarks around the lake, such as the Villa Monastero
  • Enjoy a stop in the picturesque village of Varenna
  • Listen to the stories of the places and unveil many of its secrets with the help of your local guide
12:30 or 17:00 Tour ends
  • You will be dropped off at the same location you were picked up from
NB - all timings on Kayak Experience from Varenna (Lake Como) are approximate
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3 hour kayak experience
Local guide
Necessary equipment rental (kayak and paddle, life jacket, spray-skirt, waterproof jacket, and waterproof bags for personal items)
Lunch and drinks
Personal expenses
Travel insurance
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Swimsuit or synthetic t-shirt
Sports shoes
Cap with brim
Change of clothes
Essential Information
The experience is subject to weather conditions. In case of very bad weather, an alternative will be offered
Those signing up for the trip declare that they are in excellent health and do not suffer from medical conditions which may make physical exercise dangerous, and that they are sufficiently fit for the physical effort involved. Guides are in no way responsible for injury caused by inadequate physical fitness
The minimum age required is 8 years
NB: All times are approximate