Rent a boat on Lake Como: discover the beauty of the area

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Noleggiare una barca per visitare il lago di como

Renting a boat on Lake Como is an extraordinary experience that allows you to explore the hidden wonders of this enchanting area.

During a Lake Como boat tour, you can admire breathtaking landscapes, picturesque villages, and historic villas overlooking the crystal-clear water. This unique adventure will allow you to discover the true beauty of Como from an entirely new perspective. Get ready to experience unforgettable emotions as you let yourself be carried away by the magic of this enchanted place.

Why rent a boat on Lake Como

Renting a boat on Lake Como offers unparalleled freedom to explore this Italian gem in the most authentic and personal way. Imagine the cool breeze on your face as you sail through the tranquil waters, past hidden coves and places inaccessible by land. Moreover, you will have the opportunity to admire up close the luxurious villas and lush gardens, witnesses to Como’s golden age. It is also the ideal way to find privacy and tranquility, far from the crowds of the more touristy places.

If you are looking for a unique experience, chartering a boat allows you to customise your itinerary and enjoy a tailor-made adventure.
You don’t need to be an expert, to rent a boat with Subacco Tour you don’t need a license.

The most important thing remains safety: our team will support you with a pre-departure briefing and explain how best to handle the boat.

The incomparable beauty of Lake Como

Renting a boat on Lake Como means immersing yourself in a panorama of incomparable beauty. With its distinctive shape and waters reflecting the surrounding mountains, the lake offers scenery that looks like paintings. Its shores are decorated with a succession of colors and architecture: blooming gardens, historic villas and fishing villages that tell the story and tradition of the place.

From the boat, you’ll have the best perspective to appreciate the understated charm and timeless elegance of this lake, often the scene of international events and a haven for celebrities.
Each inlet reveals a new wonder, from the romantic headland of Bellagio to the wild shores of the Lecco branch.

The freedom to dock in small harbors allows you to explore local culture and savor Como’s cuisine, making every moment spent on the lake a precious memory.

The unique experience of a boat tour

A boat tour of Lake Como is an experience that goes beyond the simple act of sailing; it is a sensory adventure that allows one to experience the lake with intimacy and depth.
Tackling the calm waters, every sense is stimulated: the eye captured by the beauty of the landscape, the ear relaxed by the gentle sound of the waves, the touch tickled by the coolness of the water, and the sense of smell intoxicated by the scent of flowers in the lush gardens.

A boat tour allows you to glide along the surface of the lake, catching details inaccessible from any other perspective and savoring moments of peace. It is an opportunity to connect with nature and local history in a unique way, having the opportunity for a personalized experience and choosing the places you most want to visit.

Each boat ride thus becomes an unforgettable memory, a personal story woven into the rich and varied fabric of Lake Como, but also an opportunity to take a dip in the lake.

How to rent a boat on Lake Como

Available rental options

To rent a boat on Lake Como, there are several options to suit every need and experience level.
With Subacco Tour, you can choose from four different boats for small or large groups, as well as for longer or shorter routes. Specifically:

  • Remus boat. Suitable for groups of up to five people, rentable for two hours. Departure times are 9:30-11:30 a.m. / 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. / 1:30-3:30 p.m. / 3:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Marinello boat. Suitable for groups of up to 6 people, rentable for 3 hours. Departure times are 9:00am-12:00pm / 12:00pm-3:00pm / 3:00pm-6:00pm.
  • Open Boat. Suitable for groups of up to 6 people, rentable for 4 hours. Departure times are 10:30am-2:30pm / 2:30pm-6:30pm.
  • Boat Ranieri. Suitable for groups of up to 6 people, rentable for 5 hours. Departure times are 9:00 am to 2:00 pm / 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

How to rent a boat on Lake Como

As mentioned above, each boat has specific characteristics and has scheduled departures only at defined times of the day. For this reason, we recommend booking in advance, especially in high season, to ensure the best choice.

Once you find the option that meets your needs, you can book through the Subacco Tour website.

Safety and the rules to follow

Renting a boat involves a great deal of attention to safety and compliance with current regulations.

Before departure, it is always important to check the weather and lake conditions, which can change in a matter of minutes. In the event of bad weather, it is best to postpone the excursion, not only so as not to miss the opportunity for a trip on the lake on a sunny day, but more importantly for everyone’s safety.

As mentioned earlier, the Subacco Tour team is available prior to departure for an initial briefing.
This is essential to assess the charterer’s ability to navigate the boat safely, but also to allow them to familiarize themselves with the lake’s boating rules and adhere to the speed limits imposed to ensure an enjoyable and safe experience for all.

By following the simple rules and tips that our team will provide, you will ensure an unforgettable and risk-free experience during your Lake Como vacation.

Boats rentable with Subacco Tour have all the necessary safety equipment on board (life jackets, a buoyant ring, oars, fire extinguisher, water bucket, electronic pump to drain any water seepage, and navigation lights). In addition, the rental also includes insurance, awning, bow sundeck, ladder to climb back into the boat, and GPS.

Boat tours on Lake Como: the most popular destinations

The best destinations on Lake Como

Lake Como is dotted with fascinating destinations, each with its own unique atmosphere and wonders to explore. The attractions that can be admired by boat, from the exclusive perspective of the lake not many:

  • Historic villas with their gardens overlooking the lake are one of the main stops for tourists in this region. The architectural style of the mansions of the old Como aristocracy is a journey back in time.
  • Jewel-like villages, many of the towns overlooking the lake offer picturesque views. With a visit through their streets you can discover enchanted views, stories of fishermen, but also typical restaurants where you can taste local cuisine recipes.
  • The natural beauties offered by the area are many, among the most characteristic are the waterfalls on Lake Como. A stop at the Orrido di Nesso cannot be missed: it is nothing but a natural waterfall created by the meeting of two streams, the Tuf and the Nosè. The peculiarity, however, is the fact that this takes place in the heart of the village, and the plunge of the water ends directly in Lake Como.

Each location on Lake Como has something unique to offer, from cultural immersions to simple days of relaxation by the lake, and a boat tour is the best way to discover the richness and variety of these destinations.

How to plan your perfect tour

Planning a boat tour is very important.

First, consider the length of the tour: do you only have a few hours or a full day? This will affect the number and type of destinations you can include in your itinerary.
Also, you will need to determine which attractions are must-sees for you, such as historic villas, botanical gardens, or picturesque villages.
Don’t forget to also consider time for any breaks: a dip in the waters of Lake Como or to have lunch by the lake are must-have experiences!

If it is a short stay, Subacco Tour recommends a tour of just a few stops; should you have more days available, you can consider a boat trip of up to five hours.
With Subacco Tour you can book all services online in advance, especially during peak season.

Want to choose the boat to rent for your Lake Como tour?

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