Lake Como is the ideal destination to break up the monotony of busy day-to-day life. We’ve done the work for you, and mapped out a complete itinerary for a relaxing weekend getaway in Lake Como; all you have to do is pack your bags.
1:00 PM - Arrival at Il Sereno Hotel
Il Sereno Hotel is located a scenic hour’s drive from the Malpensa Airport. Watch the countryside go by from the back seat of one of our luxurious Maserati’s. Alternatively, experience the impressive lake from above, and make use of the hotel’s private helipad for arrival. After a morning of work or travel, relax with a drink in hand and soak in the panoramic views of the spectacular Lake Como, while the team at Il Sereno takes care of the rest. Let your weekend of relaxation begin.
1:30 PM - Lunch at Berton al Lago
Sit down to a scrumptious lunch, delicately constructed by Chef Berton. Enjoy modern Italian cuisine in a relaxed yet refined atmosphere.
3:30 PM - Rest by the pool
The heated infinity pool seems to merge flawlessly into the lake beyond it. The pool is always kept at the perfect temperature, making it possible to paddle all day long.
5:00 PM – Aperitivo
Indulge in this typical Italian tradition where good wine and cocktails, and sophisticated snacks are the order of the day. Watch the boats pass by as you sip on the best wines in the country, and embrace the easy pace of Italian culture.
6:00 PM – Sunset over Lake Como
Enjoy the most mesmerizing time of day, and the one-of-a-kind view from Il Sereno as the sun dips below the mountains, and the colours of the lake transform. You’re in good hands with our bartender, Marco, and the extensive cocktail menu promises something delicious for every taste and preference.
7:00 PM - Dinner at Berton al Lago
Settle in for a culinary journey unlike any other. The innovative flavours and mouth-watering dishes at Breton al Lago are in a league of their own and will keep you captivated, from the delicate antipasti up until the decadent dolci.
9:00 AM - Breakfast at Berton al Lago
Start the day on the right foot with a delectable breakfast overlooking the sleepy lake.
10:30 AM - Riva Boat excursions
Hop aboard the custom-made Vaporina, and set out on a specially designed excursion. The trips range from one to four hours on the lake; each unlocking a different aspect of this world-renowned destination. A popular route entails the exploration of the historic town of Bellagio, where you can meander the quaint street and marvel at the stunning architecture that can be seen around every corner. Enroute, stop at the beautiful Villa Pliniana for a glimpse of traditional Italian decadence.
1:00 PM – Lunch at Locanda Tirlindana
For lunch, travel by boat across the lake, directly opposite Il Sereno hotel, to find Locanda Tirlindana; an incredibly special restaurant with a gorgeous lake view, mouth-watering cuisine and Italian hospitality.
4:00 PM - Spa Treatment
Transformed by the exceptionally talented Patricia Urquiola, the new spa at Il Sereno is modern and contemporary, while accentuating the rich history of this unique location. Take in the beauty of your surroundings from a pool overlooking the water, or relax in the steam or sauna rooms. Choose from a range of signature massages and treatments, using renowned, nature-inspired Valmont products.
7:00 PM - Shopping in Como city
Travel by ferry or car to the city of Como, and treat yourself to a plethora of high-end boutiques, and some of the best fashion finds the worlds has to offer.
8:00 PM - Dinner in the city of Como
The charming atmosphere of I Tigli in Theoria is the perfect end to a full day of exploring the city. Set inside a courtyard lined with tall, brick archways, this trendy restaurant offers a fusion of much-loved Italian cuisine with modern, international ingredients.
9:00 AM - Breakfast at Berton al Lago
Indulge in a scrumptious breakfast while you admire the magnificent view.
10:30 AM - Horse Riding, Golfing, Shopping, Cooking Courses or Wine Tasting
Italy is synonymous with exceptional cuisine, and the tradition of passing recipes down from generation to generation is a big part of Italian culture. We invite you to be part of that tradition and learn from authentic Italian chefs at one of the many cooking and wine pairing courses available in Lake Como. Enquire at the concierge desk for more information. There are a number of leisure activities that are popular in the Lake Como area. From a horse riding tour of the surrounding hills, to a picturesque game of golf, or a meander around the world-famous fashion boutiques, the Il Sereno team will ensure you find the activity that best suits you.
1:00 PM - Lunch at Berton Al Lago
Enjoy an easy meal on the terrace, and take the opportunity to try that dish you’ve had your eye on all weekend.
3:00 PM - Departure
After a revitalising weekend on the banks of Lake Como, you’ll ease back into daily life with an extra spring in your step.