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Trombetta Express Train Tour

Trombetta Express Train Tour
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Between Menaggio and Tremezzo, Menaggio, Italy
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 September 2012

We used this train to get from Menaggio to Villa Carlotta. It is not the most comfortable of rides, but it is convenient. It runs to time generally and is driven by a friendly lady that speaks very good English. It costs 5 euros for...More

6  Thank Topkoppite
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 August 2013 via mobile

If you don't mind the constant squeaks, bumps & thrown from side to side of the car of the train. Took train to Lenno and then taxi to Villa for tour. Enjoyed a lunch then same train back. Not bad for 5 euros each way...More

4  Thank SRQtravelqueen
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Do not trust this service, especially at night. The train did not arrive on time, we saw it fly past 20 minutes early and never return. Left stranded. If you phone the cell number they reference, you get shouted at and told not to speak...More

Thank 923globetrotter
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Our kids has been asking for years to go on this little train. It’s touristy but cute and definitely worth it. Don’t forget to buy an ice cream when arriving in Lenno. Or if you have more time/money to visit the beach club (closed mondays...More

1  Thank TrineBuus
Reviewed 13 June 2018

We were staying in Cadennabia, so the train was an ideal way to get to all the attractions between Lenno and Menaggio. We spent a full day visiting all of the villages, with a longer stop for lunch in Mennagio. A whole day ticket gave...More

Thank GlesgaTours
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We travelled from Menaggio to Lenno on a Tuesday, which is market day in Lenno. Train terminates here and stopped on the road and we were advised the pick up would be at same place. However on our return we duly waited for the train...More

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Little train very useful way to get around . However the seats don't those with boney bums. We were lucky to find the stop on the way back from Lenno. It was market day so train diverted. Information from driver would have helped! In spite...More

Thank Jenny1002
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The ride itself is ok comfortable and fun. However, we were left stranded around 5 km from our hotel at night, simply because it had slightly rained for 10 min few hours prior. We had bought return tickets (8 euro/person) from Gabenabbia to Menaggio and...More

Thank drlivingstone720
Reviewed 17 July 2017

It's a fun way of getting along the lake side, a lot easier than walking, especially as there is no footpath at times and though very "touristy", it is an interesting trip. Costs are reasonable, 8 euros for a return trip.

Thank Gaynor S
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We got on this train and asked for a return ticket and the driver only issued a single and would not correct his mistake. He was very grumpy in the extreme and should not be in such a position where safety and peoples enjoyment are...More

1  Thank TheCommanderLeyland
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I paid 16 Euro for 2 return tickets on this bone shaker, from Menaggio to St Lorrenzo Church. I stated my required destination to the driver. The train failed to stop at the Church and carried on to Lenno, where we made the return journey...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Cute little train that runs regularly thru the touristy areas around Lake Como. Fun to.ride and fun to observe

Thank chickandbeast
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Robert N
17 January 2015|
Response from jerahaldi |
Hi, the train has a facebook page. It goes from Mennaggio to Lenno, following the coast road- it runs on the road. The train is mostly a fun thing. For more practical travelling around use either the very efficient buses or... More