Luggage: On tour
You will need one main piece of baggage and a daypack sufficiently large enough to take everything needed for your walking day, such as your water bottle, snacks, spare clothing and camera. Your main luggage will be transferred to your next accommodation on day 6. Please clearly mark all your belongings with your name and the name of the next accommodation and have your bags ready and at the reception by 09:00 on the morning of your departure.
Included between the hotels in Menaggio and Porlezza.
You should bring a two litre water bottle, sunhat, sunglasses and sunscreen. Trekking poles are recommended.
Maps - Along with the destination manual and route notes you will be sent a set of maps that have been created specifically for this trip to help you navigate. The route is marked on each map together with a series of numbered waypoints which correspond with instructions in the route notes. Should you wish to purchase a more detailed commercially produced map we recommend the following:-
Lombardia 1:200.000 TCI Touring Club Italiano, ISBN: 9788836548316
1:35.000 Lago di Como, Global Map, ISBN:9788879143233
1:50.000 Lago di Como-Lago di Lugano, Kompass, ISBN: 9783850261692
Lago di Como e Lugano, Global Map, ISBN:9788879144834
A local city tax is required to be paid in cash upon check-in to each accommodation - approximately 3 Euros per person per night
Ferry from Menaggio to Varenna - approximately 4.60 Euros one way
Train from Dervio to Varenna -- approximately 1.80 Euros one way
Local buses to start and end of walks - approximately 2.20 Euros one way
Cable car to San Salvatore - approximately 21.00 Euros one way