HIKE & KAYAK Adventure in Varenna, Lake Como

Are you looking for a Nature & Adventure tour in Varenna, on Lake Como?

A 5-hour Hike & Kayak experience led by Nadia, a licensed Local Nature Hiking Guide, from Varenna.

We start by exploring Varenna, its pastel coloured houses, the small ancient streets and the walkway of Lovers. From Varenna, along a mountain trail we hike to the Vezio Castle, a fortified watchtower from the middle ages perched on the steep green slopes that rise straight up from the lake. Nature and the panoramic views here are spectacular.

From the Castle along the mountain trail down to Varenna, where the kayak experience awaits us. Starting from the Riva Grande, we paddle to the hamlet of Fiumelatte, kayaking along the lakeside: a different point of view where the villages seem like a coloured postcard, the gardens of the world famous Villas are a nature explosion of colours and scents.

A short break for a refreshing drink awaits us in Fiumelatte, before kayaking back to Varenna.

Don't forget

  • Hiking shoes with grip sole
  • sunglasses and sun cream
  • drinking water
  • swimsuit
  • bath towel
  • hat
  • rain jacket


Hike duration: approx 2:30 hours round trip

Hike distance: roughly 4 km

Kayak duration: approx. 2:30 jours

Kayak distance: roughly 4 km

Difficulty grade: E (EASY, but recommended for people in good physical shape)

Elevation difference: 150 mt.


from € 70 per person, min 2 max 8 people

Not included

Ticket entrance to Vezio Castle € 3
Coffee break or Aperitivo

How to book?

You can request your tailormade tour sending a WhatsApp Message to ++39 348 65 41 328

Availability: EVERY DAY on request

Meeting point

Varenna InfoPoint, 2:30 p.m. (other start times on request)

Contacts and further informations

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