Como is called one of the most romantic lakes in the
world and is shaped like a "y", with SpaFari's
destination the cobblestone village of Bellagio, called
the "Pearl" of Lake Como, right at the center of the "y"
. Our timetable of May and June are when the scenery is
most breathtaking -- pungent flowers are everywhere --
including wild peony that grow high on mountain trails.
*September is also offered.
chosen Lake Como, Italy because no other place in Europe
offers the physical beauty and idyllic old world charm
as this spectacular region. From the Glacier Lake and
historical hillside villages to breathtaking vistas
afforded by the Alps and Dolomites, this is a "hikers
designing an exciting all-inclusive itinerary for you to
enjoy we have selected an abundance of beautiful trails
to optimize your fitness level; yoga, massages and
healthy food to rejuvenate you; and an interesting
collage of cultural explorations to educate you. SpaFari'
crew includes Italian naturalists and tour guides who
are very knowledgeable of this region's geology,
history, artistry and cuisine.
your doors at our 4-star Villa Garden Hotel to look out at
the sparkling view of the lake and surrounding
countryside: chateaux, olive groves, pictureque fishing
villages, Alps and the snowcapped Dolomites in the
distance. Begin your day with a yoga-stretch class to
prepare your muscles for a day on the trails, enjoyed in
an elegant Italian marbled room with French doors....
opening out to a view, of course; followed by our daily
hike. Most days' hikes (with daily mileage options suited
to your individual ability) begin with a ferry ride to different trailheads and
villages around the lake where you begin to hike up.
Hiking destinations include the Lombardian Alps, the Swiss Alps, Mount Grona, an old
monastery high in the mountains, the mount of the cross
(our crescendo hike of 4,200-ft gain) and the many little
hamlets and pre-Alps around Bellagio.
from an exhilarating day, melt into the hands of a
massage therapist (three therapeutic massages are
included during the week) at our Spa and gym, with optional beauty and spa treatments also
available. Afternoon cultural explorations include
visits to neo-classical villas and their gardens; a silk
factory in the town of Como; an evening of chamber music
at the Villa Serbelloni; great shopping (leather and
jewelry) in Como and Bellagio. Delicious healthy dinners
are organized for the group each evening, at either a
picturesque lakeside restaurant in Bellagio, or at the 4
star restaurant in our Villa Garden Hotel.
your fun filled week you will learn empowering wellness
habits. Lose weight if you need to... develop the
stronger, energized body you've always wanted and return
home feeling energized and uplifted. This trip is
offered to people of all ages and fitness levels.
Getting to Lake Como with SpaFari: Depending on your
U.S. departure city, airlines which service Milan's
Malpensa Airport are: American, Delta, TWA, Continental,
United, Alitalia, British Airways, Air France, KLM,
Lufthansa, Scandinavian, Swissair and Iberia Lineas. Click here to search available flights from your
departure city. We
will pick you up at the Linate-Milan airport at
approximately noon on the first day of the trip.
SpaFari Adventures in Lake Como, Italy
Sunday-Sunday 8-Day Lake Como trips are offered through May and September.
Choice Lake Como Accommodations range in price from Uniquely Comfortable, Deluxe and Luxury.
Our comprehensive trip package per person for double occupancy can include spa treatments, or a la carte choices.
There is an additional cost for single occupancy.
Please contact us for our scheduled SpaFari weeks and custom trip details: Hike@SpaFari.com