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A Spare Day from Milan - Varenna & Bellagio?

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A Spare Day from Milan - Varenna & Bellagio?

Hi we have a spare day in Milan in mid Dec and would like to visit Varenna and Bellagio. I read that it's easier to get to Varenna by train from Milan and then a ferry to Bellagio.

My questions are:

1) Will I get to see Varenna from the ferry (heading towards Bellagio)?

2) From Bellagio, how do I get back to Milano Centrale by train?

Thank you.

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1. Re: A Spare Day from Milan - Varenna & Bellagio?

For a good day out, you can take a train from Milan Central station to Varenna. Look around this pretty little town, then go down to the waterfront and catch the short ferry ride to Bellagio. You can spend quite some time in this town, and have lunch at a waterfront restaurant. Then take the long and scenic ferry ride to Como, then a train from Como Lago station to Milan Cadorna.

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2. Re: A Spare Day from Milan - Varenna & Bellagio?

Dear sydneynick, thank you once again for your most helpful response :)

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3. Re: A Spare Day from Milan - Varenna & Bellagio?

Hi again sydneynick

I was googling for the Ferry services from Bellagio to Como and I came across this schedule for winter:

navigazionelaghi.it/file2/…20I2017_2018.pdf

comoanditslake.com/timetableferryboats.htm

It seem like there's no ferry that service Bellagio-Como in winter or I am in the wrong website? Should I double back to Varenna after Bellagio and take a train back to Milano Centrale?

Your assistance is much appreciated :)

Thank you in advance.

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4. Re: A Spare Day from Milan - Varenna & Bellagio?

I think you need this schedule for Bellagio - Como:

navigazionelaghi.it/c_download/NLC_Colico_Co…

Edited: 12 November 2017, 21:32
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5. Re: A Spare Day from Milan - Varenna & Bellagio?

An alternative would be the C30 bus from Bellagio to Como

asfautolinee.it/content/it/orari-rete-extrau…

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6. Re: A Spare Day from Milan - Varenna & Bellagio?

Thank you Dutchfemale. I will look into it.

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7. Re: A Spare Day from Milan - Varenna & Bellagio?

Thank you hadiwi56a. I will check it out :)

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