Mon – Sun 9.00 am – 7:00pm

Do you want to discover Lake Como from the lake?

Book your experience of a boat tour on an elegant water taxi with our captain with us!

Taxi Boat Varenna has been one of the best water taxi on Lake Como for more than 15 years.

Our services guarantees each boat cruise to be an unforgettable experience.

Our aim is to provide relaxing and memorable moments on beautiful Lake Como, and our private hire
solutions gives you the possibility to reach your destination.


Discover lake como with us!


The Capitan is a young and expert licensed taxi boat driver, with over a thousands miles experience and a great knowledge of Lake Como.

Expertise & Value

“The Experience is everything” isn’t just a tagline. It’s a commitment to excellence that guides everything we do, ensuring our customers to receive the best.


The Captain is an highly trained, and highly motivated professional. Relax on our waterv taxi, and enjoy the spectacular Lake Como and mountain views.

Customer Care

Our company offers a wide range of options to meet all your requests, expectations and budgets. We are at your disposal to satisfy your needs.


We love what we do! For us every client is unique, and we will ensure him a really comfortable Lake Como cruise. Enjoy our private and group tours.


Avoid the queues and the hustle & bustle of traditional ferry boat schedules, and choose an established taxi boat company you can trust.

Discover our Service on Lake Como



Small Group Tours on our taxi boat offers a lot of benefits

For instance, our Lake Como boat trips, will give you the chance to admire the most remarkable villas located on Lake Como, as Villa Balbianello

  • CLASSIC BOAT TOUR - 1H From 40 euro per person
  • CENTRAL LAKE COMO & VISIT TO VILLA BALBIANELLO - 2,5H From 70 euro per person
  • CENTRAL LAKE BOAT FOOD & VILLAS TOUR - 8H From 225 euro per person


Our Private Tours give you the chance to explore Lake Como and his beauties from a different point of view.

Which allows you to enjoy incredible sights from the water, seated on our boat.

  • PRIVATE TOUR from 200 euro 1 hour
  • SUNSET CRUISE from 290 euro after 7:00 pm
  • WINTER TOUR from 300 euro from 15 november
  • LUNCH & DINNER from 350 euro for lunch


Impress your sweetheart with a romantic tour on Lake Como.

Check out our new romantic tours and choose your dream!

You want a calm lake with no boats around to be able to admire the lake.

  • APERITIF ON LAKE COMO from 230 euro 1 hour
  • FIREWORKS from 390 euro for 2 hours
  • WEDDING PROPOSAL from 200 euro 1 hour


We also offer transfers from all the towns around the lake, also ideal for organizing your wedding.

Photo shoots aboard our elegant boat for fashion magazines or TV commercials.

  • TRANSFER on Lake Como
  • PHOTOSHOOTING for models
  • WEDDING wedding in the splendid Villas
  • PARTY ON BOARD fun on board

What customers say about us

Had a wonderful tour of Lake Como with Taxi Boat Varenna. I was staying in Varenna and everything was very convenient and Luca was an excellent tour guide! I would highly recommend Taxi Boat Varenna for anyone visiting lake Como.

Tom Jacobson

From Facebook

We had the wedding this day and after had a trip on taxi boat varenna. I liked it – the boat was clean and the driver was polite – he was making stops where we wanted to make photos

Brenda C

From Facebook

What a wonderful way to see the lake and the beautiful villas. This service is really well organized and professional. Our tour boat operator was excellent. I am so glad we added this to our vacation plans in Lake Como.

Beth S

From Facebook

We just returned from an extended trip to Italy, and a highlight was touring Lake Como with Luca. He was extremely informative and friendly. We would highly recommend using Luca and Taxi Boat Varenna for all your Lake Como tours


From Tripadvisor



Collaboration in Varenna


FAQ about this tour

The tour departure only from Varenna?

On private tours we can depart from your hotel or town. We will pick you up at the nearest pier. I will send you the map of the meeting point. For departures outside Varenna there is a surcharge. You will see the price during the booking phase.

How many people are there on the boat?

The capacity of the boat is 18 people. To be comfortable on the boat 12 or 14 people.

Does the price change with the number of people?

Up to 6 people the price remains unchanged. For each additional person there is a 10% surcharge.

Can we stop?

On tours N.1 to N.4, during the booking you can select a stop where you want along the way.
For tours from 4 hours upwards you can choose where you want to stop and visit a villa for lunch. We can help you organize the tour

What happens in case of bad weather?

The Captain retains the right to choose if it’s necessary to cancel/ postpone a service according to the weather forecast and his experience.

If we cancel the tour because of the weather, you’ll be completely

Can I bring my dog on board?

Of course, you can bring your dog only int the private tour. Please do not let him get on the seats. Don’t bite the captain 🙂

Can we swim in the lake?

To swim in the lake, you can ask the captain who will find a beach equipped for swimming safely.

In case of delay, can the boat wait for me?

For private tours the boat can wait for you. The tour will be modified to respect the time of the reservation

Do I have to make a reservation or can I just show up?

No, but we recommended to do it. Reservations are required for guarantying a spot on our tours.

I am a travel agency can I book for our customers?

You can contact us via the page reserved for agencies. We will send you all the information necessary to book for your customers

Can I bring prosecco or beer on board?

Certainly, you can bring prosecco or white wine on board. You cannot bring red wine on board.
You can bring beer. Remember to bring glasses too