Duration: 3 days • 2 nights
Location: LAKE COMO AREA
Language: English. Other languages on request.
Price: Special Offer! Contact us to discover more at info@romeanditaly.it
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World Wars Tour

( 3 days • 2 nights )

LAKE COMO AREA

Special Offer! Contact us to discover more at info@romeanditaly.it

LAKE COMO AREA

In the amazing frame of the beautiful Lake Como, this complete and interesting tour will show some of the places that have been set of the First and Second World Wars and the signs that are still living on our territory as remembrance of the most recent past of our country.

The Lake Como area, being close to the italian borders, have been the scenary of some of the most important traces of history, and battlefield of some of the most important events that sealed the First and Second World wars history in Italy.

With this tour you will see places that will be in our memory and heritage forever for their historiacal value, and will help us remember and learn from the past. All of this, framed by the amazing panormas of Como Lake, and its beautiful territory and countryside dotted by small villages and luxurious villas.

 

3 DAYS TOUR

  • ARRIVAL IN HOTEL + FULL DAY TOUR

    Optional transfer service to reach Como to be arranged on request.

    Hotel B/B in Como Lake, 2 nights, on a bed and breakfast basis

    After chek in procedure in Hotel, your private guide will meet you in Hotel for our first planned tour. The tour includes a visit to the town of Dongo and the Museum of the End of the War, that retrace the historical events linked to the Resistance Comasca, with particular attention to the events that took place in the Alto Lario at the end of the Second World War; the tour continues with a visit to the lakeside promenade and a visit in Giulino Mezzegra to see the tombstone shooting hierarchs and Mussolini.

    After a lunch break the day continues with the Tour of Colico and Forte Montecchio North.

    Forte Montecchio North, built in a few months in the period between 1912 and 1914, before the outbreak of the First World War, is one of the great fortifications which is the main part of the complex defensive system of the Northern Frontier to Switzerland. This was designed and built by the Kingdom of Italy to protect from any possible attack through the Swiss Confederation from Germany or Austria-Hungary.
    The Tour includes:

    • Private transportation at disposal for the full day
      Private English speaking local guide
    • Entrance ticket sto Museum of End of War in Dongo
  • HALF DAY TOUR

    After a rich breakfast, we are ready for the second full day tour included in this package.  The Tour of today will guide you to visit the Forte Fuentes in Colico,  Corenno Plinio Trenches and  the “Machine gun nests” of Sasso di Corenno. The Forte Fuentes is a military building that was part of the defensive system in the Italian Border North to Switzerland, during the First World War in 1916.
    Turning right across a variety of machine-gun part, along with many other fortifications, it is calls the “Linea Cadorna”. It is an extended defense system created near the border between Italy and Switzerland from 1916 to 1918, to contrast a possible invasion by the Austro-Hungarian army during the First World War. Heading south you will reach a fort with trenches and other emplacements for machine guns located on the edge of the cliff overlooking Corenno Plinio.
    The Tour includes:

    • Private transfer service at disposal for half day
    • Private english speaking local guide
    • Some free time to enjoy the beauties of Como area
  • FULL DAY TOUR

    Planned for today the Tour of the Mina di Verceia Gallery, and th visit to the Museum of Temù.
    Mina di Verceia It is one of the most significant military works best preserved and built along the Northern Frontier, as defensive barrier during the First World War.

    Our day continue sto the Museum of the White War in Adamello which is dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the historical heritage of the First World War, and in particular the so-called “White War in Adamello “, which is extended from the Stelvio pass to the lake Garda. It is born with the intent not to forget that tragic event that shocked and swept away many lives.

    Free time at disposal to enjoy the beautiful Como Area.
    The Tour includes:

    • Private transfer service at disposal for full day
    • Private english speaking local guide
    • Entrance ticket to Mina di Verceia Gallery and White War Museum
    • Free time to enjoy the beauties of Como area
  • The Package includes:

    • Accomodation in Hotel in Como Lake for 2 nights, on a double room basis with breakfast included
    • 2 Full Day Tours
    • 1 Half Day Tour
    • Private transfer service
    • Private English Speaking local guide
    • Vat

    Price does not include:

    • City tax to be paid on spot
    • Meals
    • All the voices not mentioned above

     

    Contact us to discover more additional activities to include during your stay in Como!

    For reservation, information and price info, write us at: info@romeanditaly.it

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