The following tour guide associations are licensed and indicate that they can offer english-speaking guides.
ComoLake Holiday is run by a Tour Manager who can guide you on tailor-made tours of the lake or North Italy in general and Switzerland. He also offers airport transfer and other services, operating both 7 and 14 passenger people carriers with access to the limited traffic access zones in cities such as Como, Milan, Bergamo etc. Visit website and contact Giovanni on + 39 338 200 4670 for further information and price quotes.
For an organisation that offers a series of pre-packaged tours, look at Slow Lake Como. The range of tours offered is impressive as is the originality of some of the content. Click here for the english version of their web site.
Daniela Rampoldi is an English-speaking licensed freelance tour guide, tour director and events organiser. She will organise and conduct half, whole or multi-day tours for groups or individuals. She can be contacted on mobile +39 339 533 7334 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and Twitter @DaniRampoldi. Her website gives more info on services and experience.
For more adventurous and physical activities consider:
Hiking Como Lake
This group of four local certified hiking and alpine guides offer group or personal tailor-made tours of the mountains surrounding the lake. View their website for more information or call +39 339 866 9117
- Hiking Como Lake: who describe themselves as:
We are crazy about mountains as well as nature and outdoor hiking, so much that we have made it our profession: Mid-Mountain Guide.
We were born in Como Lake area and we grew up there. We have in our blood this land and we are totally fond of it!
- Alto Lario Guide: Claudio Pozzi states:
I collaborate with other Alpine Guides, Mid Mountain Guides and Ski Instructors to offer the best excursions and I will be happy to accompany you in order to achieve your mountaineering goals
- Lake Como Adventures: Alberto states
Born and raised in Como, associated to the IFMGA (International Federation of Mountain Guides Association), great passionate of outdoor activities. I summited some of the hardest peaks of the world, I’ve been climbing in more than 25 World countries, travelled intensively for skiing but always came happily back to the region where I made my first steps. I have been working for 6 years guiding guests from all around the globe through all kind of adventures in the Lake Como area. Speaking fluently English, German,French, Italian and Spanish, my aim is to fulfill your dreams and expectations.
Alberto can be contacted on +39 333 139 0136 or via email email@example.com
- Terre Alte Outdoor Experience: Andrea states:
Ciao a tutti, mi chiamo Andrea e sono l’ ideatore di Terre Alte.
Da sempre frequentatore della montagna in tutte le sue vesti amo particolarmente le discipline sportive ad essa correlate. Skyrunning, mountain bike e scialpinismo sono passioni che tengono viva la frequentazione di questo ambiente 365 giorni l’ anno. Amo allo stesso modo la calma, la pace e il silenzio dello slowfoot che si sposa alla perfezione con la visione tradizionale dell’ alpe e delle tradizioni montanare.
Andrea can be contacted on +39 333 782 8048 or via email on firstname.lastname@example.org
- Lake Como Trekking, Federico Piffaretti is a young qualified Alpine Guide and a guide for the Parco Spina verde. Federico says: ‘With me, you could get to know and see the mountains around lake Como in a way you may not have seen them before.’
Federico can be contacted by e-mail on +393471381263, and e-mail email@example.com