Days Out: Trips & Tours
Museum of Navigation Instruments
Exhibition of over 200 navigational instruments including solar clocks, telescopes and brass planetarium. Open in summer season 10:00-13:00 and in the afternoon by appointment. At Piazza Don Miotti, 22020 San Giovanni di Bellagio (CO).
Centro Guide Turistiche di Milano
Professional tourist guides offering standard Milan city, special and museum tours. Also tours to Bergamo, Brescia, Como, Cremona, Lecco, Lodi and Pavia. Guides speak many languages. At Centro Guide Turistiche Milano, Via Marconi 1, 10123 Milan (MI).
One hour coach tours of city of Milan. Last supper and the city tour available. Both tours run in the afternoon from Tuesday to Sunday. Bilingual tour guides. Also offers trips to Lakes Como, Maggiore and Garda. At Foro Bonaparte 76, 20121 Milan (MI).
Situated in Bergamo, this lake is recognised for its natural beauty and leisure facilities. There are many attractions in the area that can be reached on foot. Bergamo APT has further information on trips to lake Iseo. Office at Piazzale Marconi, 24065 B
Civenna Jungle Raider Park
Four suspended assault courses. Cater for parties. Open weekends 10:00-19:00 in March, April and October and everyday 10:00-19:30 in May, June, July, August and September. Park will open other times if booked. At Piano Rancio, 22030 Civernna (CO).
Villaggio Crespi dAdda
The perfect workers village, this is a site of historical interest that is still inhabited. Guided visits are available and can be reserved via email or fax. Accessible by car, ATM bus, bicycle or on foot. Office at Piazzale Vittorio Veneto 1, 24060 Brus
Basilica of San Giacomo
Completed in 1125, this basilica is an example of Roman-Lombard. Inside mosaics, an ancient cross and a wooden sculpture of Christ are displayed. Located in the historical area of Bellagio.
Villa Melzi dEril
A villa of historical interest built for Duke Francesco Melzi dEril. Visitors are allowed entrance to the chapel, gardens and museum. Open March to October 09:00-18:00. Located at Via Melzi dEril, 26900 Bellagio (CO).
One of Lombardys lakes where visitors can enjoy a variety of water sports or explore the surrounding natural areas on bike, foot or horse. Further information available from tourist information offices. One is located at Piazza Cavour 17, 22100 Como.
Palazzo Besta di Teglio
Valtellinese palace inhabited by aristocracy in 1500s. Open May to September, Tuesdays to Sundays 09:00-12:00 and 14:00-17:00 and October to April, Tuesdays to Sundays 08:00-14:00. Contact Sondrio tourist office at Piazza S. Eufemia 6, 23036 Teglio (SO).