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Taxi Boat Varenna - Day Tours

Vecchio Porto di Varenna, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 349 229 0953
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Sensational tour, Great english speaking guide, who was very funny.

We took this tour on advice from Casa Stacy, we weren't really sure what to expect (to be fair Liz... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kim L
Perfect Way to Take in Lake Como

Anyone visiting the lake should absolutely book a private boat tour with Marco. The absolute best... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Matt N
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Vecchio Porto di Varenna, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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+39 349 229 0953
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took this tour on advice from Casa Stacy, we weren't really sure what to expect (to be fair Liz had told me what we were doing, I may not have listened). At any rate, I thought we were going to go around the Lake...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Anyone visiting the lake should absolutely book a private boat tour with Marco. The absolute best way to see the lake and was by far the highlight of our trip. If I ever return I would do it again every time!

Thank Matt N
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took a boat tour from Varenna and Marco was so helpful. We wanted to go to Bellagio and needed to be in Como by 6pm to meet with friends. The tours didn’t go as far as Como but Marco was so accommodating. He needed...More

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Luca V, Proprietario at Taxi Boat Varenna - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your review! We are glad we gave you a lovely experience! There is only a little misunderstanding: our Boat Bionda is for 14/18 people and the standard prices we told you are up to six people, not minimum for six...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The only tour you need to see Lake Como in comfort and style. A visit to Villa del Balbianello is a must (inclusive in the 2.5 hour ride - €60).

3  Thank jane n
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The boat tour is worth every penny, would recommend going around 5pm so that you’ll get a softer range of lighting. Also be sure to get the bottle of prosecco, it will help add a lot more to the tour. Marco was a great tour...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were looked after very well by luca. He collected us from outside our hotel, and then dropped us off where we had a lunch reservation. Later - when the ferry's had a large queue back from bellagio - we called luca and he picked...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

I booked a private boat tour with Taxi Boat Tours in Varenna, to celebrate our first anniversary. From the first contact, the company were so helpful and professional. The boat tour with Marco was an absolute highlight of our trip to Europe and would recommend...More

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2  Thank ceemacjunior
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

They have a dock in Varenna and do not show up until a few moments before the tour. Narration is very poorly heard as his amplifier was not working. Free water. They take you to Villa Balbaniello for the included very nice tour. I would...More

1  Thank lfbmonkey
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Luca V, Proprietario at Taxi Boat Varenna - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thank you for your review. Unfortunately that day we had a problem with the microphone. Marco, the captain, did his best to raise his voice in order to be heard, but for the clients who are close to the engine it’s difficult to hear if...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Marco was a very personable, and knowledgeable boat skipper. All or questions were answered, plus he gave us plenty of local information. The weather was perfect which helps. Also the boat was excellent.

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1  Thank G7048FBkevinm
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

The boat ride up the lake is incredible, incredible houses and vacation villas. There are also several small towns that the boat stops to allow all the sightseeing you want at a very relaxed pace.

1  Thank lsuwin
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Escapade10
30 December 2016|
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Response from Luca V | Property representative |
In the winter from half November to Febrary I will close. But on the lake the temperature usually it is very low and the navigation is not amazing. Regards Luca
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LiYin88
2 August 2016|
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Response from joneo | Reviewed this property |
Our 2.5 hr (really lasted about 3hrs) with Taxi Boat Varenna was 55 euro pp. Outstanding! A private option should run about 30 euro per hr pp. For the central lake villages, an unlimited all day ferry pass is 15 euro. All... More
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Lidija R
29 August 2015|
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Response from Luca V | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us. For availability request and quotations please send an e-mail through our website or to our e-mail address. Looking forward to hearing from you. Kind regards, Luca Valsecchi.
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