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Your Lake Como Personal Concierge - Bespoke Holiday Planning and Corporate Events

"This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty", Percy Bysshe Shelley

About Lake Como and Valtellina: About Us

Where Luxury Meets Authenticity

Margie has lived on Lake Como for over a decade and has achieved advanced wine certifications, including Italian Wine Scholar Guild. Together, she and Kevin also have spent a considerable amount of time touring the area. We can help you avoid the tourist traps and focus on hidden gems of the Lake.  Let us plan your holiday so you can become immersed in the local culture, where you will have exceptional service and hospitality.  Lake Como is also an ideal destination for corporate and luxury event planning and rewarding your Presidents Club/Top Achievers.

Tell us your desired dates and activities, and we will plan it all for you. If you already booked your accommodations, we would be delighted to simply plan day trips and activities.

We have a line-up of unique and exclusive wine, food and cultural experiences in Lake Como that will allow you to awaken your senses and take home with you lasting memories that will have you dreaming of your return. Our booking services can include:

  • Luxury or boutique hotel, or a private villa with (optional) chef. 

  • Personalized Wine tasting, paired with Italian delicacies, on a vine covered terrace or a cozy tasting room. Selections will be based on your palate, not ours.

  • Dine in our local establishments, from farm-to-table agriturismo to upscale, elegant and Michelin star dining. You choose the style

  • Luxury Venetian and Riva boat tours, passing gorgeous villas and gardens with your favorite bubbly or white wine on board

  • Sailing adventure from Bellagio with private skipper

  • Private cooking course from a local chef.

  • Porcini Mushroom foraging with a local forager and (optional) porcini focused lunch. Early to mid autumn only.

  • Lake Como has numerous hiking trails from easy to advanced.  Our local guides can take you for a 1/2 or full day of hiking, with lunch at a local agriturismo. We can also arrange a catered picnic lunch.

  • View the Lake from above on a Seaplane or Helicopter tour.

  • In the warmer months, we can arrange kayak and paddle board rentals, with optional guide / instructor.

  • Spend the morning or afternoon at a lush, challenging local golf course, overlooking Lake Como. Finish up with aperitivo on the 19th hole in their cozy clubhouse.Those who don't want to golf can opt to shop in Bellagio or Varenna for the day.

  • A day on the scenic Alpine glacier train to St Moritz, including a short walk and lunch in the luxurious resort town.

  • Pamper yourself at a spa at one of our 5 star luxurious hotels on Lake Como, followed by a lakeside lunch. Arrive in style on a luxury boat (fully insured drivers).

  • Why not combine a day trip to the nearby wine regions of Valtellina or Franciacorta.  Wine journeys will include a variety of wineries from family owned rustic wineries to innovative organic and bio-dynamic state-of-the art production. We have spent considerable time selecting unique venues with unforgettable experiences.

  • For corporate or VIP events click here

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The dramatic and picturesque Lake Como is one of Italy’s premiere destination points.  Surrounded on all sides by majestic mountains and blessed with a moderate climate year-round, the lake has become a highly sought after tourist attraction world-wide. 

Lake Como's dramatic landscape was formed by glaciers and benefits from a backdrop of Alpine mountains which are equally gorgeous in all seasons, from snow-capped to lush green. Located 31 miles north of Milan and bordering Switzerland, not only is it in an ideal position, but locals have many things to boast about such as the numerous luxurious villas with incredible landscapes, absolutely charming lakeside villages with terraced hills with elaborate gardens. You will never tire of the ever-changing colors of the water and sky.  It is so breathtaking that it is next to impossible to fully capture its beauty in photographs.

There is plenty to do on Lake Como -  on water, land and in the sky.  You can experience the lake from all angles and be assured our guides will provide entertaining history and knowledge of this incredible and breathtaking place.

While the scenery is dramatic,  the roads are very windy and narrow, which make driving a hair raising and somewhat stressful experience. If you are not used to a manual transmission, it is also difficult to find a car rental that supports automatic. We can arrange drivers and help you with ferry and public transport schedules, which will take a lot of hassle out of getting around Lake Como and allow you to spend more time enjoying a little more wine without having to get behind the wheel.

It goes without saying, Lake Como became more known outside of Italy when George Clooney purchased a villa on its shores in 2001, and when films such as Casino Royal, Star Wars and House of Gucci brought more attention to the area. Hollywood, Bollywood, and social media star weddings, adverts and fashion events have contributed to sparked interest and increased tourism and investment in the area.  But, we still enjoy living like a local and experiencing Italian culture at its finest.  What we find to be the most charming is the culture, the beautiful and natural dramatic landscape, and the kindness and hospitality of the locals. And we have some gems in the area of food and wine to add to this experience.

We will strive to share our same experience and joy, that will make you want to return again and again. Just as many have discovered, it is an addicting holiday destination.

We can also offer day trips to wineries in nearby Valtellina or Franciacorta.  Click here for more info.

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