Between villages and castles: sailing on Lake Como

Franco
Dervio, LC
3 hours
Italian, English, Français
8 persone max
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Discover the charm of sail around villages and medieval castles on Lake Como.

There is no better way to discover a lake than from its own waters. The perfect experience for all lovers of nature, art and good company!

From Dervio , i Corenno Pliny and then again Saint Mary Rezzonico and much more!

Ready to unfurl the sails? What awaits you:

Briefing and welcome: lo skipper Franco vi spiegherà come navigare in sicurezza;

2/2.5 hours of navigationunder the guidance of experienced skippers;

Unique panoramas: Colourful little villages, castles overlooking the lake, abbeys with an emotional appeal;

Toast and aperitif in the exclusive clubhouse: you don't want to leave before you've had a chance to enjoy the a toast to discovering the lake and tasted its best productsright?

E allora vieni a viverla con noi, Franco ti aspetta!

And if you are more of a adrenaline, we have the perfect solution for you. Discover our sailing lesson!

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NB: The sailing experience can be experienced by sharing with other participants or exclusively just for you and your loved ones.

NB: The experience includes 3 time slots* for a maximum of 8 persons per slot, as follows:

  • 10:30 | meeting in Dervio
  • 13:30 | meeting in Dervio
  • 15:30 | meeting in Dervio (July and August only)

See section Pricing for full details of price and booking arrangements.

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Franco

Franco Confalonieri, classe 58, è velista con più di 35 anni di esperienza in mare e sui laghi del nord Italia. In possesso della patente nautica dal 2009, ha navigato per turismo in molte località europee e caraibiche.


Ha iniziato con Orza Minore: Scuola di Vela di Monza con i corsi base, perfezionamento e autonomia per poi seguire il corso Istruttore, qualificandosi e collaborando con la scuola fino ad oggi.

Prices per person for this experience vary depending on the season, day of the week and whether the boat is exclusive or shared, as follows:

LOW SEASON (April, May)

  • During the week (Monday to Thursday)
    • Shared sailboat:
      • 1-2 persons: €90 per person;
      • 3-8 persons: 80€ per person.
    • Private sailing boat:
      • 1-2 persons: 120€ per person;
      • 3-8 persons: €110 per person.
  • During the weekend (Friday to Sunday)
    • Shared sailboat:
      • 1-2 persons: 100€ per person;
      • 3-8 persons: €90 per person.
    • Private sailing boat:
      • 1-2 persons: 130€ per person;
      • 3-8 persons: 120€ per person.


HIGH SEASON (June, July, August, September)

  • During the week (Monday to Thursday)
    • Shared sailboat:
      • 1-2 persons: 110€ per person;
      • 3-8 persons: 100€ per person.
    • Private sailing boat:
      • 1-2 persons: €140 per person;
      • 3-8 persons: 130€ per person.
  • During the weekend (Friday to Sunday)
    • Shared sailboat:
      • 1-2 persons: 120€ per person;
      • 3-8 persons: €110 per person.
    • Private sailing boat:
      • 1-2 persons: 150€ per person;
      • 3-8 persons: €140 per person.

N.B.: the experience is also suitable for minors at the following price:

  • Children 6-12 years: 45 euros per person;
  • Children 13-16 years: 65 euros per person.


The basic experience includes a 2/2.5-hour boat ride, preceded by a 30-minute briefing, with an aperitif of various snacks and drinks of your choice.

A who would like toat the end of the experience, you can make a tasting of typical local products in the Club House at 20 euro extra per person.


Reservations

Check the experience calendar for available dates. Select the day(s) you are interested in to proceed with your online booking.

N.B: when present, you must also select the start time before you can proceed.

Sometimes it is possible that there are no available dates for the chosen experience because there may be no more availability in the period concerned or we have not yet entered the season of activity of the experience.

If you have any questions about the future availability of an experience that has no available dates, please contact us on our support channels.

Absolutely! All our professionals do their best to accommodate special requests for the consumption of food and drinks, such as gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan and other foods.

It is sufficient to give prior notice of any allergies or intolerances (at least 96 hours in advance) in order to enable suppliers to supply materials correctly.

Of course we do! It is possible to purchase all our experiences exclusively. With this purchase method we guarantee an experience just for you and your group, which can be customised according to individual needs and requests.
If, on the other hand, you would like to share it with other people, please note that our experiences involve small groups of up to a maximum of 12 people (depending on the experience).

Should you be a larger group and/or have special requirements, please do not hesitate to contact us by making a specific request to the support email address. We will do our best to find a perfect solution that will satisfy you.
To contact us simply start the chat, or you can write us an email specifying the name of the experience and your requests to [email protected].

Should you be a larger group than the maximum number of participants and/or have special requirements, please do not hesitate to contact us by making a specific request to the support email address. We will do our best to find a perfect solution that will satisfy you.

If you wish to organise accommodation or transport to the experience, you can make a specific request through our support channels.
The Cicero team will do its best to help you according to your needs.

Should the experience require certain weather conditions (e.g. sun, snow, etc.) in order for it to be experienced safely and enjoyed by all participants, the professionals reserve the right to cancel any date 72 to 24 hours prior to the start time.

In such cases, Cicero Experience will immediately give the customer the option of postponing the experience to a new date, refunding the experience or issuing a gift-card valid for 12 months, depending on the customer's preference.

Orders and Payments

In order to be able to proceed with the purchase of our experiences and guarantee your place on the calendar, we require a payment in advance by credit card, bank transfer or in instalments with Scalapay™.

By choosing the credit card simply fill in the required payment and billing details when checking out your shopping cart. Once the payment is successfully made you will receive a confirmation email with all the details of the experience.

We accept all major credit or debit card circuits: Visa™, Mastercard™, Maestro™, American Express™ or Apple Pay™.
By choosing the bank transfer you will receive your bank details by email. Upon receipt of payment, we will then send you an email with all the details of the experience.

Choosing as payment method Scalapay™ payment shall be made in three equal instalments with a monthly due date, without interest. The first instalment (equal to one third of the total purchase value) will be debited immediately upon purchase. Once the payment is made successfully, you will receive a confirmation email with all the details of the experience.

In order to proceed with the creation of the order, and its correct electronic invoicing, whether by a member of the Cicero team or independently via the platform, the following data will be required: first name, surname, email address, telephone number, full home address and tax code.

If invoicing to a company is required, it will also be necessary to provide the VAT number, rather than the tax code, and the unique SDI recipient code (consisting of seven characters) for correct electronic invoicing.

The security of credit or debit card payments and the protection of the related sensitive data are guaranteed by the platform's TLS (Transport Layer Security) encrypted data transmission protocol and the payment system Stripe™ with 3D Secure technology.

Stripe™ is a world leader in payment processing and processes millions of payments every day on sites like Amazon™. It is verified by an independent Payment Card Industry (PCI) QSA (Qualified Security Assessor) and is certified as a PCI Level 1 service provider. This is the most stringent level of certification available in the payment industry.

From the moment the order is created, according to company policy, payment must be made within 7 days at the latest; after this date your order will be cancelled by the system.

Scalapay is an innovative payment method that allows you to make purchases and pay in 3 convenient, equal instalments on a monthly basis.
The service is free of charge if the instalments are paid by the due date.

The first instalment (one third of the total value of the purchase) will be debited immediately upon purchase. The next 2 instalments will be charged monthly.

N.B: To purchase via Scalapay, you need to create a Cicero Experience account and log in. 

Once you have checkedout your shopping cart and have chosen bank transfer as payment option, you will receive an email with all the data to the email address you entered during checkout. Should you not find it, please look for it in your spam folder.

In any case, below you can find the bank details for payment by bank transfer:

Owner: Cicero S.r.l.
Bank: BCC of Triuggio
Branch: Barzanò
IBAN: IT89S0890150920000000550847
Causale:
Order 000000 - First Name Last Name

Once you have made the payment, we ask you to send us the account of the transfer made.
In this way, we will be able to send you the booking confirmation email with the latest details of the chosen experience.

All experiences organised by Cicero Experience can be cancelled free of charge up to 7 days before the start date.
If for any reason you encounter problems that may prevent you from participating in the experience, the Cicero team will make every effort to meet your needs and, if necessary, arrange for a different date.

This communication, as for cancellation, must necessarily be made within 7 days before the experience takes place.
In the event that the booked experience is not available due to restrictions caused by Covid-19, Cicero Experience will immediately give the customer the option of postponing the experience to a new date, issuing a gift-card valid for 12 months, or refunding the full amount paid, depending on the customer's preference.

The same policy is adopted in the case of customers unable to travel because they are in quarantine. In these specific cases, proof of quarantine status is required.

In the event of force majeure reasons (e.g. adverse weather conditions for the experiences concerned), should our professionals deem it necessary to cancel the experience, even if only for safety reasons, you will be notified at least 24 hours in advance and will immediately be offered a change of date, if preferred, or a refund of the full amount paid.

The purchase of a gift-card with a validity of 12 months or a value voucher does not provide for a refund, except for the normal right of withdrawal, subject to written notice, pursuant to Art. 52 et seq. of Legislative Decree 206/2005 (Consumer Code), within 14 days from the date of receipt of the code, which, of course, must not have been redeemed.

Cicero Experience guarantees a refund of the fee paid for the purchase of an experience with a fixed date up to 7 days from the date of the experience. Once the request has been processed, please allow up to approximately 15 working days for the amount due to be credited.

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10:30, 13:30 o 15:30
Dervio, LC

what is included

Sailboat and skipper
Aperitif in the club house

recommended/excluded

Sneakers, hat, windproof jacket
Sunscreen, sunglasses

Customer reviews

13 agosto 2022
5/5
Bella esperienza, skipper competente e molto bravo a relazionarsi. Gentili anche a terra, ottimo servizio.
Stefano C.
3 settembre 2022
5/5
Davvero indimenticabile. Tutto il personale veramente cordiale e professionale.
Daniele S.
10 giugno 2023
5/5
Skipper eccezionale, professionale e profondo nel trasmettere il senso dell’esperienza.
Marcella T.

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