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Villa del Balbianello

Via Guido Monzino 1 | Località Lenno, 22016, Tremezzina, Italy
+39 0344 56110
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Built in the late 16th century and only reached by boat from Sala Comacina, this magnificent villa is known for its picturesque gardens, which exclusively feature flowers and trees the colors of the Italian flag: green, white and red. The villa is currently closed, it will open to the public on March 11th 2017.
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Via Guido Monzino 1 | Località Lenno, 22016, Tremezzina, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem of a place! Just fantastic, a wedding photographer’s dream location. Our expectations were quite low, but we were genuinely overwhelmed with the beauty of the place. Next time we go, we’d take the boat shuttle from Lenno to the Villa, for EUR...More

2  Thank Graham H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh my god - Is this a dream? That is probably one of the expressions I could use to describe Villa Balbianello. I had seen this attraction on the website but no photo or video can do justice to this Villa. Go see it for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing place to visit. We had a private tour and the history and architecture are fascinating.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The villa is beautiful, the gardens are stunning ... the tour is informative and interesting and well worth it! They offer it in several languages so it caters for everyone! Don't visit without touring the house, you can't go inside without a tour guide! There...More

1  Thank Vicki F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this was a great visit, very interesting with good english guides included in entrance fee. Another bonus was if you are a national trust member you get in for a reduced fee.

Thank belmontbard
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gardens are very beautiful with Lake Como and the Alps as a background. You can easily walk from the ferry terminal to the site. You need do be in good physical shape. You can also book a water taxi. You will see signs posted...More

Thank Love2travelGuelph
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Beautiful gardens that are superbly manicured. We did them fairly quickly as the villa was not open for viewing at that time. Check website beforehand for when you can view the villa. These were not my favorite gardens of all the villas I saw on...More

2  Thank MariWolfe929
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

We went as a party of 8 to Villa Balbianello. The word stunning is an understatement .. Unbelieveably beautiful ans a view of Lake Como that is unsurpassed. The gardens are so so beautiful and the tour of the property was brilliant .The museum is...More

2  Thank Alan W
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

as we did not enter the villa, all i can say is the garden is beautiful and the position is great on the lake. worth your time!

2  Thank iulia_anania
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Best advice from our hotel at Tremezzina was to take a short watertaxi (€7 pp return with other tourists) from the Lido di Lenno about 7 min walk further south from the Lenno ferry terminal, instead of walking >1km about 45 min including uphill on...More

8  Thank RoslynJS
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joe S
20 May 2018|
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Response from Vicki F | Reviewed this property |
I went a month ago and it was 20E for the villa and the gardens ... it's worth it! It was beautiful and interesting!
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Merrick T
5 May 2018|
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Response from Graham H | Reviewed this property |
No need to book. Just walk round the shoreline towards the Villa, and just before you have to climb the hill to walk to the Villa, you will see the water taxi Balbianello. It’s on the left hand side, and there should be some... More
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AlexJDKing
24 April 2018|
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Response from Fondoambiente | Property representative |
Ciao! We close at 6 pm, sorry!
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