Experience Italy Tours

Corso Matteotti 8/D, Lecco
+39 349 5600603
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“Operated by Experience Italy Tours Srl”

Lake Como Food Tours offers unique experiences throughout the Lake Como area. Our tours carefully mix culture, scenic landscapes and high quality local product food tastings, all of which experienced whilst walking in our wonderful lakefront villages, biking along panoramic routes, hiking in our mountain territory, taking a cooking class or enjoying a cruise to view the mountains from the lake.

Among our top tours you will find our “Como & Lecco Food Tours” and our “Central Lake Full Day Tour” combining walking in Varenna and Bellagio, a boat cruise, food tastings and visits to the wonderful Villa Balbianello and Villa Melzi.

Elena Pettinicchio & Laura Sanvito


It really all began in April 2012 after Elena’s trip to Vietnam. Elena, always a globetrotter, has travelled the world with a rucksack on her back, adverse to package holidays, always seeking out destinations off the beaten track. With the objective to do something special for a birthday trip, searching online traveller forums she put together a dream trip to Vietnam. Having the belief that to really know a country you have to live, eat and talk with the locals, she scheduled a bike tour through the Mekong Delta. The trip involved passing through the authentic Vietnamese countryside, sleeping in local’s houses, real home cooking, savouring the Vietnamese food and stopping her bike at every occasion to try street food from the local vendors. The love for the Asian flavours continued to Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, swapping the bicycle for a motorbike driven by Vietnamese tour guide girls – an exhilarating experience driving along small alleys and hidden quarters, stopping off in carefully selected street food stalls to sample memorable eats.
She didn’t realise at the time that this marvellous experience would have been the starting point for a new business …

To learn more: https://www.lakecomofoodtours.com/about-us.html

Certificates of excellence

Experience Italy Tours Srl was selected in 2016 among the finalists of the Tourist Award “IL CORAGGIO DI INNOVARE – DIGITAL AWARD”, an initiative launched by the Lombardy Region in partnership with Unioncamere Lombardia and Meet the Media Guru. The 2016 edition was dedicated to the best projects in the tourism and attractiveness sector that have chosen digital as a winning strategy.


Opening hours

MONDAY - SUNDAY:  8:30-18:30


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Services Offered

Como Food Tour

  • Food & Wine
Como Food Tour

Cruise & Dinner from Varenna

  • Lakes
Cruise & Dinner from Varenna

Villas and Flavors of Lake Como

  • Lakes
Villas and Flavors of Lake Como

Cook with us - Lake Como

  • Food & Wine
Cook with us - Lake Como